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Emptying the Skies

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Based on a widely republished New Yorker essay by best-selling novelist Jonathan Franzen, Emptying the Skies exposes the rampant poaching of migratory songbirds in southern Europe. Songbird populations have been drastically declining for several decades,with a number of species facing imminent extinction. This poignant documentary explores the wonder of these tiny globe-trekking marvels, millions of which are unlawfully slaughtered each year for large sums on the black market, and follows the intrepid squad of pan-European bird-lovers waging a secret war against poachers, disrupting illegal trapping to free as many as possible.Embedding the filmmakers with their activist subjects, this year-long undertaking transports viewers right onto the frontlines as poachers are confronted at critical migration pinch-points in Cyprus, France and Italy. A moving call to arms, Emptying the Skies chronicles a devastating environmental tragedy and the valiant journey of those risking their lives to stop it.
Title: Emptying the Skies
Genre: Special Interest-Documentary
Studio: Music Box Films
Attributes: Dolby
Release Date: 12/8/2015
Original Year: 2013
Product Type: DVD
Rated: NR
UPC: 741360538726
Item #: 1540818X

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