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Docs: Stirring Love Story “Wild Life” Explores Capitalism’s Role in Conservation

Last year, Sara Dosa’s gorgeous and affecting Fire of Love filtered some of the beauty and danger of the natural world through the real-life romance of two pioneering volcanologists, Maurice and Katia Krafft. Wild Life, the latest nonfiction effort from award-winning married filmmakers Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, exists at a somewhat similar nexus, while also heartily surveying the realm of eco-sensitive capitalism and natural preservation more broadly.