Release Date: 2009
Not Yet Rated|1 hr 25 min
Birders search for the elusive ivory-billed woodpecker.
Director: Scott Crocker
Generally speaking, bird-watching is a pastime that is extremely interesting to a few people and not at all interesting to anyone else. But Scott Crocker has turned a bird-watching tale into a multilayered story that will fascinate practically everybody in Ghost Bird, a witty, wistful documentary. show more
The overarching lesson is twofold: environmental issues are never as simple or as cut-and-dried as we would like, and the first order of business is to get the science right. show more
Ghost Bird has a bad habit of briefly taking flight and then crashing back down into NPR-like stodginess. show more