NarratED BY

Virginia McKenna


ProduceD BY

Amanda Gardner


WRITTEN,

DIRECTED

& EDITED BY

Tariq Chow

The Elephant in the Room – An award-winning short documentary uncovering the plight of captive elephants held in zoos and circuses across Europe: imprisoned, isolated & ignored.


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A University of Hertfordshire film. In association with Born Free Films. Narrated by Virginia McKenna OBE. Special thanks to The Born Free Foundation and Will Travers OBE. Poster Image by Robert Back. Camera by Emma Peirson-Hagger. Music by Matthew Buckner. Produced by Amanda Gardner. Written, Directed & Edited by Tariq Chow.




DOCUMENTARY

AWARD

VISIONS FESTIVAL

2014

“A must-see: It resonates with all the power and conviction of Blackfish.”

– Will Travers OBE


“Compelling, powerful & tenaciously edited.”

– James Penfold, ITV


"Heartbreaking and moving. You should watch it. Now.”

– RSPCA


"If you do one thing today, watch [this]. A short, powerful documentary.”

– Frontier Gap


"An important and moving film.”

– Alice Bhandukravi, BBC


"Superb.”

Ricky Gervais & Nicky Campbell

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LATEST NEWS: Having been viewed over 20,000 times, volunteers have now translated the film for subtitles in 10 languages! It’s also been shared by Upworthy and retweeted by Nicky Campbell & Ricky Gervais!  ...show more