Last of the Longnecks (AKA Walking With Giraffes)

Exploring the plight and extinction of giraffes and the implications of their demise in our rapidly changing world.

Directors

Ashley Scott Davison

Country

USA

Year

2016

Running Time

93 mins 

Website

lastofthelongnecks.com 

   
SFGFF Program  Green Film Fest Screening - April 22, 2017

West Coast Premiere

Last of the Longnecks explores the plight and extinction of giraffes and the implications of their demise in our rapidly changing world. Featuring unprecedented footage, the film follows top scientists, wildlife conservationists and anti-poachers from Africa to Europe to America to shed light on the giraffe’s struggle, celebrate what makes these majestic animals so unique, and discover what hope can be found in the tangled relationship between humanity and nature.

DISCUSSION WITH: 
- Ashley Scott Davison, filmmaker
- Amy Phelps, Curator of Children’s Zoo & ARC, San Francisco Zoo (formerly giraffe keeper at Oakland Zoo)
- Jennifer Palmer, Executive Director, George Wright Society & Founder, Women for Wildlife