Empowers Africa Hosts Blood Lions Screening with Panel Discussion
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Blood Lions, the new documentary film that exposes captive lionbreeding and the canned lion hunting industry in South Africa, is causing shock waves across the globe.
Empowers Africa invites you to a private screening of Blood Lions followed by a discussion on the captive lion industry, its association with canned hunting and the lion bone trade, andthe impact on wild lion conservation.
Guest speakers include
Wildlands CEO Dr Andrew Venter
Blood Lions Consultant Ian Michler
Panthera President Dr Luke Hunter
Date: December 2, 2015
Venue: The Explorers Club, 46 E 70th St, New York
Time: 6:00PM to 8:30PM
Screening to begin promptly at 6:30PM
The uncut version not screened on T.V.
All proceeds will be granted from Empowers Africa to
in aid of the Blood Lions campaign to help regulate the captive lion industry and enable wild lion conservation in South Africa
100% of all ticket purchases or donations are tax deductible.
A Special Thank You to the following Empowers Africa Trustees who underwrote this event:
Aisha Haque, Krista Krieger, Suzanne Leydecker, Laura Nicklas, Zita de Zagon & Nicci Young Wiese
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The Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee of Empowers Africa Invites You
Empowers Africa (www.empowersafrica.org), a US public charity under IRC 501(c)(3) [EIN: 32-0403737], contributions to which are deducticle for income tax purposes in accordance with applicable federal and state law.
Empowers Africa is a U.S. based foundation that supports programs in the areas human empowerment, wildlife protection and land conservation in Sub-Saharan Africa. The foundation’s focus is on
(1) funding programs in communities that surround protected conservation and wildlife areas or World Heritage Sites
(2) funding programs in urban communities where tourism is a strong source of development and
(3) funding programs that support the protection of wildlife and land conservation
We support programs that empower communities by improving access to education, healthcare and business opportunities. We also support programs that protect wildlife and land conservation because we believe protecting Africa’s natural wealth is critical to the empowerment of the surrounding communities. Projects are selected only if they are community-led, measurable and sustainable.