What to make out of it?

Times 11JUNE2014

Times 11JUNE2014

Another eventful week for Virunga National Park. A lot of information, headlines, news items, interpretations, mixed messages, sceptisism… All around the oil issue in this magnificent UNESCO World Heritage site. Complicated.

Is it about a withdrawing oil company or about redrawing the Park’s borders?

“A deal to protect Africa’s oldest national park from oil drilling could be undone by redrawing its boundaries, according to the British company with a licence to explore there.”, The Times, 11JUNE2014


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Variety review

Laughing together

Laughing together

The “Virunga” documentary travels the globe to international film festivals and receives more and more reviews and prizes. Please check the latest updates on the website of the movie.


This is a remarkable review in Variety:



“With enough action, pathos, suspense, venal villains, stalwart heroes and endangered gorillas for a dozen fiction films, Orlando von Einsiedel’s extraordinary documentary “Virunga” lays out the complex of deadly forces threatening the titular national park, an UNESCO-designated World Heritage site in eastern Congo. […]”