Our feature documentary film “Vortex”, directed by Fathollah Amiri has been chosen for Honorable Mention recognition in the 2020 World Wildlife Day Biodiversity Film Showcase which will be celebrated at the United Nations Headquarters in New York on March 3rd 2020.

The film competition was organized by Jackson Wild, The Secretariat of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the United Nations Development Programme – UNDP, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity and the UN Environment Programme – UNEP.

For this showcase, more than 160 preliminary judges (professional filmmakers, scientists and stakeholders) screened approximately 1000 hours and chose the finalists from over 350 films from 30 countries.

Produced by Fathollah Amiri & Dr. Bagher Nezami