Emptying the Skies

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Music Box Films 35218174 #ad - 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. Songbird populations have been drastically declining for several decades, with a number of species facing imminent extinction. 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.

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.

Emptying the Skies #ad - Embedding the filmmakers with their activist subjects, this year-long undertaking transports viewers right onto the front lines as poachers are confronted at critical migration pinch-points in Cyprus, France and Italy.

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Birders: The Central Park Effect

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Music Box Films 26251894 #ad - Birders: the central park effect reveals the extraordinary array of wild birds who grace Manhattan's celebrated patch of green, and the equally colorful New Yorkers who schedule their lives around the rhythms of migration. Author jonathan franzen, and a septuagenarian bird-tour leader are among the lively cast of characters in this charming, lyrical documentary that transports the viewer to the dazzling, an idiosyncratic trombone technician, hidden world of America's most famous park.

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Antarctica: A Year On Ice

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Music Box Films 31922035 #ad - Capturing epic battles against hellacious storms, quiet reveries of nature's grandeur, and everyday moments of work and laughter, this unique documentary shows a steadfast community thriving in a land few humans have experienced. Shrink-wrapped. Antarctica: a year on ice is a visually stunning journey to the end of the world with the hardy and devoted people who live there year-round.

Isolated from the rest of the world, enduring months of unending darkness followed by periods when the sun never sets, Antarctic residents experience firsthand the beauty and brutality of the most severe environment on Earth. Antarctica: a year on ice gives testament to the planet's natural wonders, humanity's thirst for adventure, and the emotional extremes that accompany a year within the last pristine wilderness on the planet.

Antarctica: A Year On Ice #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Using specially modified cameras and spectacular time-lapse photography, filmmaker Anthony Powell captures the splendor of the region like no film before. The research stations scattered throughout the continent host a close-knit international population of scientists, technicians and craftsmen.

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Happy People: A Year in the Taiga

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Music Box Films 26360897 #ad - Factory sealed DVD. There are only two ways to reach this outpost: by helicopter or boat. There's no telephone, running water or medical aid, whose daily routines have barely changed over the last centuries, The locals, live according to their own values and cultural traditions. The acclaimed filmmaker presents this visually stunning documentary about the life of indigenous people living in the heart of the Siberian Taiga.

With happy people: a year in the Taiga, Werner Herzog takes viewers on yet another unforgettable journey into remote and extreme natural landscapes. Shrink-wrapped. With insightful commentary written and narrated by Herzog, Happy People: A Year in the Taiga follows one of the Siberian trappers through all four seasons of the year to tell the story of a culture virtually untouched by modernity.

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K2: Siren of the Himalayas

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First Run Features 29860463 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. As ernest hardy wrote in the village voice, "K2 offers great beauty while capturing something of what pulls the adventurous to try to reach the world's second highest peak. Packaged in 100% certified Green Forestry Eco-Pack Factory sealed DVD. Four world-class alpinists including national Geographic's "Explorer of the Year" Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner team up in a dangerous foray of high altitude mountaineering in the breathtaking documentary K2: Siren of the Himalayas.

The second highest peak on earth at 8, 611 meters, K2 is also one of the most dangerous mountains to climb: for every four people who have reached the summit, one has died trying. Shrink-wrapped. K2 also explores the history and geography of the legendary Karakoram Mountain Range, while contemplating the risks, rewards and personal nature of exploration in an age when there are few blank spots left on the map.

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Meru

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Music Box Films 35218176 #ad - Shrink-wrapped. Their planned seven-day trip quickly devolved into a 20-day odyssey in sub-zero temperatures with depleting food rations. Meru is the story of that journey, an expedition through nature's harshest elements and one's complicated inner demons, and ultimately on to impossible new heights. Heartbroken and defeated, the trio returned to their everyday lives, where the siren song of Meru continued to beckon.

. Shrink-wrapped. Within 100 meters of the elusive summit, their journey - like all previous attempts - fell short of the goal. Factory sealed DVD. In the high-stakes pursuit of big-wall climbing, the Shark's Fin on Mount Meru may be the ultimate prize. By september 2011, anker had convinced his team to reunite and undertake the Shark's Fin once more, under even more extraordinary circumstances.

Meru #ad - Shrink-wrapped. In october 2008, renowned alpinists Conrad Anker, Jimmy Chin and Renan Ozturk arrived in India to tackle Meru. Sitting 21, 000 feet above the sacred ganges river in Northern India, the mountain's perversely stacked obstacles make it both a nightmare and an irresistible calling for some of the world's toughest climbers.

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Antarctica: A Year on Ice Blu-ray

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Music Box Films 33569639 #ad - Isolated from the rest of the world, enduring months of unending darkness followed by periods when the sun never sets, Antarctic residents experience firsthand the beauty and brutality of the most severe environment on Earth. The research stations scattered throughout the continent host a close-knit international population of scientists, technicians and craftsmen.

Antarctica: a year on ice is a visually stunning journey to the end of the world with the hardy and devoted people who live there year-round. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Antarctica: a year on ice gives testament to the planet's natural wonders, humanity's thirst for adventure, and the emotional extremes that accompany a year within the last pristine wilderness on the planet.

Antarctica: A Year on Ice Blu-ray #ad - Factory sealed DVD. Capturing epic battles against hellacious storms, and everyday moments of work and laughter, quiet reveries of nature's grandeur, this unique documentary shows a steadfast community thriving in a land few humans have experienced. Using specially modified cameras and spectacular time-lapse photography, filmmaker Anthony Powell captures the splendor of the region like no film before.

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Meru Blu-ray

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The Messenger

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Alive Mind 35344910 #ad - Under threat from climate change, pesticides and more, populations of hundreds of species have dipped dramatically. Find out what s killing our songbirds, and what can be done about it. Today, these creatures woven inextricably into the fabric of our environment are vanishing at an alarming rate. Shrink-wrapped.

. Shrink-wrapped. As scientists, activists and bird enthusiasts investigate this phenomenon, amazing secrets of the bird world come to light for the first time in the acclaimed and visually thrilling documentary The Messenger. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. Shrink-wrapped. For thousands of years, songbirds were regarded by mankind as messengers from the gods.

The Messenger #ad - Shrink-wrapped. As in ancient times, songbirds may once again be carrying a message to humans one that we ignore at our own peril. Bonus Features: 5. 1 surround sound, deleted scene, interview with director su rynard, Informational Booklet, Behind-the-Scenes Featurette, A Coffee Primer For Birds and People, Optional Spanish subtitles, Trailer Factory sealed DVD.

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