From Orphans to freedom
Years of Production
Current Status: Post-Production
HD and 4K | Aspect ratio 16:9
One-off Episode: 1×60′ and 1×90′
Series: 5×26′ or 3×60′
“From orphans to freedom” follows the lives of various exotic animals that are rescued from the illegal pet trade, such as parrots, monkeys, otters, crocodiles, big cats, etc. in a rescues center in Guatemala. It shows the progress of each animal on their return to the wild as well as the daily routines of the staff and volunteers in the rescue center who make it happen. These original stories are told from an intimate perspective never seen before.
Delve into the lives of animals that lost everything, except the possibility to be free again.
About the filmmaker
Michael J. Sanderson is the author of “From orphans to freedom” which he has been developing since 2003. A unique and true story where Michael witnessed in first person the work and dedication of team aiming for saving and giving a second chance of freedom of these animals.