Birders: The Central Park Effect

Birders: The Central Park Effect

About the Film

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, an idiosyncratic trombone technician, 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, hidden world of America’s most famous park.

Starring: Jonathan Franzen, Starr Saphir, Jonathan Rosen
Director: Jeffrey Kimball
Release Date: 01/18/13

Reactions

"A delight for everyone." - Wall Street Journal

"Shows the non-birders among us what we're missing out on. And it's pretty cool." - GQ

 "The best film about birding that I have ever seen." - Victor Emanuel, legendary birder and tour leader

Cast & Crew

Featuring

Jonathan Rosen
Chris Cooper
Jonathan Franzen
Starr Saphir
Anya Auerbach
Chuck McAlexander

Crew

Producer & Director: Jeffrey Kimball
Editor: 
Daniel Baer
Co-Producer & Co-Editor: Nick August-Perna
Executive Producers: Pamela Hogan & Tom Casciato
Cinematography: 
Tony Pagano, Nick August-Perna, Chris Dapkins
Bird & Nature Cinematography: 
Jeffrey Kimball
Music: 
Paul Damian Hogan

Technical Info

Production Year: 2012
Release Date: 01/18/13
Countries of Production: US
Languages: English
Running Time: 1h 0m
Screen Ratio: 16:9
Rating: Unrated

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Reactions

"A delight for everyone." - Wall Street Journal

"Shows the non-birders among us what we're missing out on. And it's pretty cool." - GQ

 "The best film about birding that I have ever seen." - Victor Emanuel, legendary birder and tour leader

Detailed Film Info

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, an idiosyncratic trombone technician, 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, hidden world of America’s most famous park.

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