This story is over 5 years old.


Director Kathryn Bigelow and Scott Z. Burns Talk About Their New Film 'Last Days'

VICE spoke with the award-winning director and her collaborator, Scott Z. Burns, about their new film on the illegal ivory trade industry, which purportedly finances terrorist organizations.

Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow's latest film Last Days is an animated short on the illegal ivory trade. The international industry, which reportedly finances terrorist organizations such as al-Shabab and the Lord's Resistance Army, threatens to bring elephants to extinction within the next ten years. VICE spoke with Bigelow and collaborator Scott Z. Burns about the urgency of the crisis. Last Days is available online and can be watched below.