Tier im Visier

Wilderei am Horst

In Germany, rare birds of prey are threatened despite their protection status. There is a market for stuffed raptors supplied by trophy hunters and taxidermists. The Bavarian Forest appears to be a hotspot for those illegal activities.

Director: Angela Graas

Angela Graas was born 1971 in Oberhausen and studied communication sciences and ethnology. After attaining her degree, she attended the University of Television and Film, Munich (HFF München) as an extra-mural student in documentary film. Film writer and director since 1998. For ARD and ARTE she made various prize-winning documentaries and wildlife films, among them „Luchswege“ (about lynxes), „Terror im Reich der Orkas“ (about orcas), „Highway der Schmetterlinge“ (about butterflies) and the full-length documentary film „Jagdzeit“ (about anti-whaling activists).

43 Min.
Director: Angela Graas
Script: Angela Graas
Cinematography: Christoph Castor, Arndt Frenger
Editing: Xenja Kupin
Narrator: Franziska Ball
Editor: Angela Schmid (BR), Ralf Fronz (MDR)