On the 22nd of November 2017 in the framework of the Russian Film Week in Cambridge the British premiere of Tigers and People will take place.
Only around 500 endangered Amur tigers remain in the wild. The biggest threat to the largest wild cat in the world is human beings. According to statistics, poachers kill an average of 20 striped predators every year. A new documentary investigation by Sergey Yastrzhembskiy in collaboration with “Amur Tiger” Center reveals the main threats to the survival of the Amur tiger in the Far East.
The Italian version of the film by Sergey Yastrzhembskiy 'Ivory. A Crime Story' was shown with big success on September 26-27th, 2017 in 8 biggest cities in Italy. The distributor of the film was the famous company Koch Media.
Kindly find the reviews of the Italian press about the film and the press conference with the director of the film, that was held in Rome just before the release:
On 21 September, the eve of Elephant Appreciation Day, Pioner Cinema will host a special screening of “Ivory. A Crime Story” and a discussion with director Sergey Yastrzhembsky. The film’s voiceovers were done by Distinguished Artist of Russia Sergey Chonishvili. Screening at 19:00.
Konstantin Chuichenko, aide to Russian president - Head of the Control Department in the presidential administration, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Amur Tiger Center, Director of the Bolshoi Moscow State Circus, People's Artist of Russia Edgard Zapashny, Artistic Director of the Bolshoi Moscow State Circus, People's Artist of Russia Askold Zapashny and a tiger called Rikki participated in the presentation of the film.
Russian online streaming service IVI.ru offers a collection of 51 documentary films by "Yastrebfilm" studio about indigenous peoples of Africa, Siberia, Latin America, Asia and Oceania, as well as Christian Turkey, Italy, Monaco and Portugal which are available online for free.