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IWFF Presents

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

The International Wildlife Film Festival Presents a monthly program celebrating a new generation of filmmakers who challenge conventional expectations about how we conserve wildlife and habitat. The IWFF Presents monthly series culminates in a 45-year-old 7-day film festival event. every April. Keep up with IWFF at wildlifefilms.org.

A homeless musician's life is transformed after he discovers a flock of wild South American parrots living in San Francisco. How they got there is a mystery, but Mark Bittner forms a bond with the exotic birds through his music and his patient, attentive care. Over time he comes to appreciate their individual identities and makes a case for humans to reevaluate their relationship to animals. When he is forced to leave them, he despairs over the birds' fate.
Director: Judy Irving
Rated: G
Duration: 83 min
Released: 2003
Genre: Documentary

IWFF Presents

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill