the last ranger

the antiviral film project is a powerful, uplifting film anthology about communities worldwide striving for connection and catharsis during the turmoil of the coronavirus pandemic. the last ranger is the second of 19 films made around the world. it is about a female ranger combating emboldened rhino poachers during the pandemic. her brave journey unravels the dark side of the pandemic in south africa, showing how far a man is willing to go to put bread on the table for his family and how a young brave child finds her way while others lose it. it is based on the true story of a poached rhino survivor, thandi.

AWARDS
  • BEST NARRATIVE SHORT Toronto International Women Film Festival 2023
  • BEST NARRATIVE SHORT and BEST YOUTH ACTRESS (Liyabona Mroqoza) LA Independent Women Film Awards 2023
  • BEST ACTRESS (Avumile Qongqo) and BEST SHORT SCRIPT Atlantic Film Festival 2023
  • BEST NARRATIVE SHORT International Images Film Festival for Women 2024
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION Cascade Festival of African Films 2024
  • OFFICIAL SELECTION Pretoria Film Festival 2024
  • FINALIST Portland EcoFilm Festival 2024
  • GREEN FIRE AWARD American Conservation Film Festival 2024
  • AUDIENCE AWARD American Conservation Film Festival 2024
  • BEST SHORT FILM Pan African Film Festival 2024
  • THE CLOVER AND MAGGIE AWARD WINNER Cleveland International Film Festival 2024
  • AUDIENCE AWARD RUNNER UP Cleveland International Film Festival 2024
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the last ranger

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