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Birders

The Central Park Effect
(DVD - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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A diverse group of full-of-attitude New Yorkers reveals how a hidden world of beautiful wild birds in the middle of Manhattan has upended and magically transformed their lives.
Title: Birders
the Central Park effect
[videorecording]
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Music Box Films, [2013]
Edition: Widescreen
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (60 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in
Statement of Responsibility: Music Box Films and Other Noises presents ; produced and directed by Jeffrey Kimball
Notes: Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy
Bonus features: extended interview with Jonathan Franzen ; "The birds of Central Park" video guide ; Additional interviews with key cast
Summary: A diverse group of full-of-attitude New Yorkers reveals how a hidden world of beautiful wild birds in the middle of Manhattan has upended and magically transformed their lives.
Alternate Title: Central Park effect
Branch Call Number: DVD 598.072 BIRDERS
Credits: Edited by Daniel Baer ; music by Paul Damian Hogan.
Performers: Regina Alvarez, Anya Auerbach, Mike Bryant, Jonathan Franzen.
System Details: DVD, widescreen (16x9) ; 5.1 Dolby digital
Other Language: English captions ; closed captioned
Subject Headings: Bird watchers New York (State) New York Bird watching New York (State) New York Central Park (New York, N.Y.)
Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Nonfiction films
Educational films
Nature films
Documentary films
Topical Term: Bird watchers
Bird watching
Publisher No: MBFHE-048 Music Box Films
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Apr 19, 2014
  • pigweed rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Very good documentary about the importance of green areas for birds and how we need to connect with nature for our own well-being.

Nov 20, 2013
  • kevfarley rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Wonderful !! This gem is a really supurb example of the art of the documentary. Worth more than a single viewing ! I'm not a militant
birdwatcher,.. but loved this film !

Aug 02, 2013
  • Ellington4 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A beautiful movie, powered by a love of life, of nature and especially a love of birds. Who would have thought that so many beautiful birds touch down in Central Park during the course of a year?

Jul 22, 2013
  • courtws rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Wonderfully documented film about both the birds and the mammals (people) who love them in Central Park year round. It resonated well with me, as a birder for the past 3 years. It DOES feel rather runny to tell people I bird, or which birds we've seen, when they get all glassy eyed; this film sheds light on WHY urbanites flock to see spring migrants and WHY we need managed green space around the country. Nicely done.

May 18, 2013
  • sdelao rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Delightful from beginning to end. Spans the 4 seasons in Central Park and the birds that migrate there throughout the year.

Apr 21, 2013
  • HereHere rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This was a delightful video to watch. Beautiful colors mixed with compelling human stories about bird watching in New York.

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