The Serengeti Rules | German Premiere

Film + Talk

Documentary / Nicolas Brown / USA / 2018 / 84 min / OV with ST

In the jungles of the Amazon rainforest, in the Arctic Ocean and in the Serengeti, five scientists research the interconnections of life. "The Serengeti Rules" recounts the methods they use to explore and trace nature, and reveals the most remote corners of our planet in all their beauty.

Filmtalk: What role do predators play in biodiversity and ecosystems? A discussion about wildlife research, nature conservation and its challenges from the perspective of behavioural and evolutionary ecology.

Host: Christian Schwägel, Riffreporter, Journalist, Biologist

Nicolas Brown, Director, Passion Pictures, UK / David Guy Elisco, Executive Producer, hhmi|Tangled Bank Studios, USA

David Guy Elisco, Executive Producer, hhmi Tangled Bank Studios, USA

Prof. Dr. Heribert Hofer, Director, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research (IZW), Berlin, Germany


2018 American Conservation Film Festival – Green Fire Award, 2018 Panda Award Winner, 2018 BIFF – Winner Golden Own, 2018 Jackson Hole Science Media Awards – Winner,  2019 VIMFF – Best Environmental Film, 2019 Wild & Scenic Film Festival – Jury Award


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Christian Schwägerl

Co-Founder of RiffReporter

Nicolas Brown

Documentary Filmmaker

Prof. Dr. Heribert Hofer

Director, Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research