First of all, apologies for the lack of blog entires these past few weeks: I’ve got so much on my plate at the moment, and blogging sadly just doesn’t seem to make it to the top of the list very often!
Nonetheless, there has been a lot of positive talk about AEFF on the net recently, which goes to show that more and more people are hearing about our educational film work and are interested in becoming involved with and supporting AEFF’s mission. Here are a few tasters of what is being said:
The Mara Conservancy has been reporting on screenings of AEFF’s film, Natural Security in the Dupoto Forest, where elders from the community who saw the film requested for it to be replayed so that they could round up all the children and other community members to watch it, a clear indication of the importance they attached to the messages conveyed in the film. You can read more about it and see photos of the outdoor film showing here:
I have also been busy with interview requests these past few weeks. Here I am on Babelgum TV, discussing the importance of film as an educational tool for conservation:
Safaritalk is a vibrant online forum for lovers of Africa and her wildlife. I recently conducted an interactive interview with members of this forum, resulting in a wide-ranging discussion covering a wide spectrum of African conservation and travel issues. Read the full interview here:
More publicity for AEFF was gained from my interview with ExpatWomen, which you can read here: