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Emptying the skies /
in association with Sustainable Films ; a RingtheJing Entertainment production ; directed by Douglas Kass ; co-director, Roger Kass ; produced by Roger Kass.
imprint
Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [2015]
description
1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [2015]
standard identifier
741360538726
publisher #
MBFHE088
credits note
Directors of photography, Douglas Kass, Michael Tucker ; editor, Michael Levine ; original music, Marty Beller.
general note
Based on the New Yorker essay by Jonathan Franzen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2013.
Special features: Destination: Ponza, Italy; theatrical trailer.
performer
Featuring, Jonathan Franzen, Andrea Rutigliano, Sergio Coen Tenugi, Piero Liberati, Martin Hellicar, Peter Berthold.
abstract
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.
language note
In English; with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
catalogue key
10240527
technical details
DVD; widescreen (16x9) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0.

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