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Ghost Bird

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(No longer in theaters)
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  • Director: Scott Crocker
  • Running Time: 85 minutes
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Genre

Documentary

Release Date

Apr 28, 2010

Review

This spellbinding documentary takes a small item from recent history—the alleged discovery of the extinct ivory-billed woodpecker near a small, depressed Arkansas town in 2005, and the media and scientific hoopla that ensued—and turns it into a cosmic lament for the forest primeval and man’s search for environmental redemption.

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