Desert Lions

Desert Lions

When it rains, it pours in Nxai Pan in northern Botswana. Lush plains scattered with vast herds of antelope stretch to the horizon. It is a veritable paradise. But Nxai Pan is a place of harsh contradictions. For when the rainy season is over, the lake dries up, leaving behind only cracked, desiccated salt pans as the desert, and its devastating heat returns. The biggest contradiction of all, then, is to call a place of such struggle "hell on earth" - because for some - this is still paradise. The lions of Nxai Pan have perfected the art of survival in some of the harshest conditions in Africa. A coalition of two mighty male lions rules this empire, their tenure spanning almost a decade. Their territory is vast, their females are loyal, and their hold on their land is ironclad. But they're getting old, and the looming dry season holds the promise of being one of the deadliest yet. Can these desert kings and their megapride dominate another dry season, or will this be their last?

Running Time
50 minutes
Quality
480p, 720p, 1080p, 2K, 4K
Genres
Documentary
Director
Graeme Duane
Writer
Vanessa Lucas
Country
South Africa
Year
2017
Audio Languages
English, Deutsch, Français, Italiano, Español, Svenska, Gaeilge, Nederlands
Subtitles
日本語, Čeština, Tiếng Việt, Português, 한국어, Australia, Filipino, हिन्दी

Comments about documentary «Desert Lions» (16)

Dylan avatar
Dylan

loved most of it predicable but loved it

Shirley Meyer avatar
Shirley Meyer

It was worthy of the Oscar nomination

Ronald D. avatar
Ronald D.

Great movie, would watch again if I have the time.

Joe R. avatar
Joe R.

Very well done. Good casting, photography and plot

Nancy avatar
Nancy

Was a great blend of talent and action !

Barbara R. avatar
Barbara R.

i disliked nothing about this film

Bryan Kim avatar
Bryan Kim

Such a great story all throughout!

Cheryl Knight avatar
Cheryl Knight

Fantastic movie, my wife and I loved it.