Elizabeth Unger

Elizabeth Unger is a National Geographic Explorer, filmmaker and member of the National Geographic Society. She received her Bachelor’s in Biology from the University of North Carolina in Wilmington and worked as a Ph.D. research assistant for big-cat and primate projects in Latin America. She received 2019 Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program and 2019 Mountainfilm Commitment Grants for her feature film Madidi. Unger is the director of the feature film Tiger Gente (Mountainfilm 2022).