The Tiger Mafia

Documentary | 90 min

Wednesday | November 3rd | 7pm

A ten-year undercover investigation into the smuggling of Southeast Asian tigers, led by photojournalist Karl Ammann, exposes how body parts are harvested from both live and butchered tigers, and then traded for sale in China’s underground pharmaceutical and jewellery industries.

Year after year, Karl has gone to warlord and triad-controlled regions of Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam to learn how tigers are traded. He has been able to infiltrate top trafficking syndicates and gain access to major crime hubs and underworlds. Karl has unveiled a number of disturbing findings.

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Director
Karl Amman and Laurin Merz

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Switzerland

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The Tiger Mafia

Documentary | 90 min

Wednesday | November 3rd | 7pm

A ten-year undercover investigation into the smuggling of Southeast Asian tigers, led by photojournalist Karl Ammann, exposes how body parts are harvested from both live and butchered tigers, and then traded for sale in China’s underground pharmaceutical and jewellery industries.

Year after year, Karl has gone to warlord and triad-controlled regions of Myanmar, Laos, and Vietnam to learn how tigers are traded. He has been able to infiltrate top trafficking syndicates and gain access to major crime hubs and underworlds. Karl has unveiled a number of disturbing findings.

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Director
Karl Amman and Laurin Merz

Country(s)
Switzerland

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