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Emptying the skies / directed by Douglas Kass ; co-director, Roger Kass ; produced by Roger Kass ; executive producer, Jonathan Franzen, Andrea van Beuren ; a RingTheJing Entertainment Production.

Kass, Douglas, director, producer. (Added Author). Kass, Roger, director. (Added Author). Franzen, Jonathan. (Added Author). Music Box Films, publisher. (Added Author). Ringthejing Entertainment (Firm), production company. (Added Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Camden-Jackson Twp Public Library - Camden DVD 1140 EMP (Text) 74082000019133 DVD Available -
Lebanon Public Library - Lebanon DVD 364.16 EMP (Text) 34330513003534 AV - Non-Fiction Movie Collection Available -
Seymour Main Library DVD 364.1628598 EMPTYING (Text) 37500004358822 Movies Available -
Syracuse Turkey Creek Township Public Library - Syracuse DVD INFO EMPTYING (Text) 50577011028889 Adult DVD Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (78 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [2015]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from disc label; credits from screen.
"Based on the essay by Jonathan Franzen"--From screen.
Originally released in 2013.
Extras: Destination: Ponza, Italy; Theatrical trailer.
Formatted Contents Note: World of birds -- CABS -- Invisible violence -- Traps & trespass -- Passion projects -- Cyprus -- Night moves -- Brescia -- Common ground -- Crushed -- Money & power -- Freed.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Douglas Kass, Michael Tucker ; editor, Michael Levine ; original music by Marty Beller.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; widescreen (16x9) presentation; Dolby digital.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Awards Note: Winner, Hamptons Int'l Film Fest, Giving Voice to the Voiceless Award.
Subject: Franzen, Jonathan > Film adaptations.
Songbirds > Effect of poaching on > Europe.
Genre: Documentary films.
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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