Private Project

Wild Food

When we choose local, organic agriculture and permaculture it does not only have a positive impact on our health, but also on the health of all the natural ecosystems and the wild and domesticated animals around us. We are literally going back to "green", to how life and growing food used to be by consciously choosing to do so ...

  • Elke Duerr
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  • Runtime:
    2 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 28, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    100 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital, Apple ProRes HD
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Director Biography - Elke Duerr

Elke is a bi-national filmmaker, conservationist and teacher and the founder and director
of the nonprofit Web of Life Foundation W.O.L.F.. She teaches and lectures widely on
the importance of predators in the ecosystem and the preservation of the Web of Life,
and fosters a healthy coexistence between wilderness and civilization and the
reconnection of humans to the natural world. Her favorite classes are with children as
she loves to debunk myths and preconceived notions about our animals and natural
world and revolutionize the way we see and experience nature.
Just recently, Ms. Duerr completed a short film about our endangered river otters which
was screened at the New Mexico Film Festival and received the Aldo Leopold
Southwest Legacy film award in the category of best adult short film for her film
“Preserving Beauty”.
Her full-length documentary “Stories of Wolves-The Lobo returns” premiered in Santa
Fe, New Mexico in October of 2011 and she currently presenting film screenings and
outreach talks in the US and Europe.

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Director Statement

We all belong in the web of life. No exceptions. Ever since I was a child I have been deeply connected to nature and her creatures. Now is the time to give back and be a voice for the voiceless animals and earth and to preserve the vanishing wildness inside and outside of us.