The Last Lions

The Last Lions is a harrowing saga of a mother lioness’ will to survive as she journeys across the brutal African delta. The lioness, Ma di Tau, has her world turned upside down after a fierce battle with a rival pride leaves her mate dead. During the battle, she severely injures the pride’s leader. Knowing the enemy pride will be back to seek vengeance, Ma di Tau quickly flees with her three young cubs. In the quest to find safety, they must first learn to survive in completely unknown and dangerous territory. Ma di Tau is forced to adapt to the new land. She is forced to go against her instinct and learn to hunt wildebeest while they are in the water. Ma di Tau will stop at nothing to save what’s left of her family and preserve the bloodline of her lost mate.

Filmmakers, Dereck and Beverly Joubert, take you on an incredible journey. The Last Lions is a riveting look at an iconic animal species that is in danger of becoming extinct.

Over the past 50 years, the number of lions in the wild has dropped by 330,000, leaving only 20,000 left around the world. This film offers a renewed look of what we’ll be losing if something is not drastically changed.

The Last Lions is currently playing in select theaters across the United States for a limited time. You can check for theater listings here. The official movie site is here. If you’d like to find out more on how to save the lions, visit Cause An Uproar.