Bill Clinton Makes Surprise Appearance at Leonardo DiCaprio's 'Virunga' Screening
'Virunga' follows park rangers in the Democratic Republic of Congo who risk their lives to protect the home of mountain gorillas.
President Bill Clinton made a surprise appearance at a screening of Leonardo DiCaprio's Oscar-nominated Netflix documentary, Virunga, at the Museum of Arts and Design in New York on Saturday night.
Virunga is executive-produced by DiCaprio and follows a team of park rangers in Virunga National Park in the Democratic Republic of Congo who risk their lives to protect the home of endangered mountain gorillas.
Before the screening, Clinton shared about the work of the Clinton Global Initiative members in the Democratic Republic of Congo and importance of the documentary's mission with attendees.
Ann Curry moderated a Q&A following the screening with Virunga director Orlando von Einsiedel and producer Joanna Natasegara, which discussed the message behind the film.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Jonah Hill, Jeffrey Wright, Jeff Gordon, Beau Willimon and Netflix CCO Ted Sarandos also attended the screening.
Virunga is Oscar-nominated for best documentary feature.