African Cats (2011)

  • Rating:G
  • Genre:Action & Adventure, Documentary, Special Interest
  • Directed By:Keith Scholey, Alastair Fothergill
  • Written By:Keith Scholey, John Truby
  • In Theaters:Apr 22, 2011  Wide
  • On Disc/Streaming:Oct 4, 2011
  • Box Office:$15,415,270
  • Runtime:89 minutes
  • Studio:Disneynature

African Cats (known as Felines in France) is a 2011 nature documentary film about a pride of lions and a family of cheetahs trying to survive in the African savannah directed by Alastair Fothergill and Keith Scholey. The film was released theatrically by Disneynature on Earth Day, April 22, 2011. The film is narrated by Samuel L. Jackson (Patrick Stewart in the UK release). A portion of the proceeds for the film were donated to the African Wildlife Foundation and their effort to preserve Kenya’s Amboseli Wildlife Corridor.The film’s initiative with the African Wildlife Foundation is named “See African Cats, Save the Savanna,” and as of May 2, 2011, ticket sales translated into 50,000 acres of land saved in Kenya