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Release Date: December 04, 2015Running Time: 89 mins.
MPAA Rating: NoneBox Office: $66,637.00
Genre: Documentary

Sally Blake
Sally Blake

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This contemplative documentary explores our deep-seated connection to birds and warns that the uncertain fate of songbirds might mirror our own. Moving from the northern reaches of the Boreal Forest to the base of Mount Ararat in Turkey to the streets of New York, the filmbrings us face-to-face with a remarkable variety of human-made perils that have devastated thrushes, warblers, orioles, tanagers, grosbeaks and many other airborne music-makers. The emotional journey mixes its elegiac message with hopeful notes and unique glances into the influence of songbirds on our own expressions of the soul. It is also a story about the mass depletion of songbirds on multiple continents and about thos... Full Summary >>