Kuishi Na Tembo (Living with Elephants)

Kuishi Na Tembo (Living with Elephants)

Film Session(s)

11.47 minutes, UK, 2015



The film portrays a local schoolboy educating a friend by telling her a story about the benefits of living alongside elephants.

He shows her around his community, which borders Ruaha National Park, in Tanzania and which is home to the highest population of wild elephants left in Tanzania. The film focuses on the natural beauty and biodiversity of Ruaha, as well as touching on the complex political and economic issues surrounding habitat degradation and poaching in the region.


Director(s): Andrea Powel

Producer(s): Paul Harry Thomas, Alex Barraquer