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BIRDS OF AMERICA BIRDS OF AMERICA

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France 2021
Selection : Eco Dox
Director: Jacques Loeuille
Writer: Jacques Loeuille
Genre: documentary
Cinematography: Jacques Loeuille
Editing: Jacques Loeuille
Soundtrack: Nigji Sanges
Production: Météores Films, ARTE France Cinéma
Producer: Ariane Métais
In the first half of the 19th century, the French ornithologist Jean-Jacques Audubon travelled to America to depict birdlife along the Mississippi River. Audubon was also a gifted painter. His life’s work in the form of the classic book ‘Birds of America’ is an invaluable documentation of both extinct species and an entire world of imagination. During the same period, early industrialisation and the expulsion of indigenous peoples was in full swing. The gorgeous film traces Audubon’s path around the South today. Back to...

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