Virunga Reviews

July 3, 2018
The result is gorgeous and wrenching, the indelible chronicle of a impossible but essential fight.
July 3, 2018
With enough action, pathos, suspense, venal villains, stalwart heroes and endangered gorillas for a dozen fiction films, von Einsiedel's extraordinary documentary Virunga lays out the complex of deadly forces threatening the titular national park...
July 3, 2018
Powerful doc pairs naturalism with political turmoil.
November 6, 2014
Urgent investigative report and unforgettable drama, "Virunga" is a work of heart-wrenching tenderness and heart-stopping suspense.
November 6, 2014
"Virunga" wrenches a startlingly lucid narrative from a sickening web of bribery, corruption and violence.
November 4, 2014
The fights Virunga documents couldn't feel more urgent. This is one of the year's most compelling and important films.
November 4, 2014
It's a first-rate call to action, but also a thrilling piece of filmmaking.