6th Floor, Woodrow Wilson Center

Film Screening for the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital: The Poachers Pipeline

The China Environment Forum is honored to once again host a film screening for the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. This year we are screening a hard-hitting documentary from Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit that delves deep into the world of wildlife trafficking. Over the course of 6 months, the Al Jazeera team infiltrates organized criminal syndicates that are moving rhino horn from the kill in Africa to the sale in Asia. The investigation focuses on the role played by diplomats and embassies in enabling the trade through political corruption. The film reveals the techniques and tactics that criminals employ to move rhino horn through their complex supply chains to avoid the authorities. Following the film, three commentators will help stimulate a conversation on what needs to be done if the world does not want to see the rhino extinct.

We will live-stream the discussion on Facebook Live following the completion of the film screening, starting around 12:50pm.

This event is first come, first served; no RSVP needed.


Jennifer Turner, Director of the China Environment Forum


  • Jeremy Young

    Film Director and Senior Investigative Producer, Al Jazeera
  • Kevin Hirten

    Investigative Producer, Al Jazeera's Media Network
  • Sharon Guynup

    Global Fellow, Former Public Policy Fellow
    Environmental journalist and author; Contributor, The New York Times, National Geographic, and other outlets