THE MESSENGER documentary about the demise of the world’s Song Bird population will be hitting theaters in December.
Winner of Best Conservation Program at Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, The Messenger will be Opening in New York at Cinema Village and Columbus at Gateway Film Center - Friday, December 4, 2015 and Opening in Los Angeles at Laemmle Monicas - Friday, December 11, 2015 and then over 30 additional theatrical engagements. http://songbirdsos.com/screenings/
"A must-see movie for anybody who values the natural world or wonders about its relationship to humans." ~ John Fitzpatrick, Executive Director, Cornell Lab of Ornithology
Synopsis: "For thousands of years, songbirds were regarded by mankind as messengers from the gods. Today, these creatures – woven inextricably into the fabric of our environment – are vanishing at an alarming rate. Under threat from climate change, pesticides and more, populations of hundreds of species have dipped dramatically. As scientists, activists and bird enthusiasts investigate this phenomenon, amazing secrets of the bird world come to light for the first time in this acclaimed and visually thrilling documentary. Find out what’s killing our songbirds, and what can be done about it."