Lion: The Rise and Fall of the Marsh Pride


This ground-breaking feature documentary chronicles The Rise and Fall of the Marsh Pride. Documented over the last 30 years by the BBC and other broadcasters around the world, this is the most extensively filmed pride of lions on Earth. The film spans decades, witnessing the lions’ battle for survival in Kenya’s famous Maasai Mara Reserve. This cinematic film is told entirely without narration, flawlessly edited, and underpinned by a stunning score by Samuel Sim.


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90 minutes

Finalist Category: Animal Behavior

Director: Pamela Gordon

Producers: Jo Shinner, Kirsty Cunningham, Ceri Hubbard, Jonathan Skuseu

Produced by the BBC Natural History Unit