Where the Buffalo Roam

United States

Running time: 14 minutes - Language: English - Year: 2021

Film Summary

Buffalo have lived in North America for thousands of years. Their population at one point reached roughly 60 million. Yet over the course of a few decades during the 19th century, they were hunted nearly to extinction. Where Buffalo Roam is the story of a species that humans continue to fail miserably, the story of the buffalo in America. Narrated by Peter Coyote.

Category: Conservation

Filmmaker

Larry Laverty

Larry Laverty is a photographer, actor, and mountain climber. He has had countless photographs utilized by conservation groups around the world. Through a lifetime of visits to the world’s first national park, Yellowstone, he developed an affinity for the iconic buffalo there which led to activism on their behalf. Years later, this passion was joined by a love of and sympathy for the African Elephant. These two species today are the centerpieces of Larry’s photographic and conservation efforts. Larry’s first book Power and Majesty: The Plight and Preservation of the African Elephant was published in 2020.

Filmmaker

Isaac Pingree

Isaac Pingree has produced, directed, and edited four feature films. His first feature, Day of Vengeance, is a fictional modern Western which has been distributed worldwide. Since switching to non-fiction filmmaking, he has completed three feature-length documentaries. The first was commissioned by famed venture capitalist Tim Draper. The next diverged sharply from that route—it was a self-funded road documentary about country music cult icon Fred Eaglesmith. Isaac’s most recent feature documentary is about the late singer/songwriter Bob Frank and is distributed by Light In the Attic Records.

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