Lion: The Rise and Fall of the Marsh Pride

(Rochester, NY) — Lion: The Rise and Fall of the Marsh Pride, airing Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at 9 p.m. on WXXI-TV, tells the epic story of the famed Marsh pride of lions as it battles for survival in Kenya’s famous Maasai Mara Reserve. In a world where lions and humans are increasingly at odds, the film charts the rise and fall of the pride, which has been documented by the BBC for over 30 years. Featuring archival footage and testimony from those who have filmed the pride and lived alongside it, Lion is a powerful tale of shifting loyalties, bloody takeovers, complex family dynamics and sheer resilience. 

Photo: Tatu and Alan, Marsh Pride, Maasai Mara, Kenya
Credit: Courtesy of © Simon Blakeney



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