Ghost Bird is a full-length documentary exploring the strange rediscovery of the Ivory-billed Woodpecker, believed extinct for over half a century. It is an exquisite portrayal of the iconic American species in its haunting flight toward immortality. In 2004, scientists announced that the bird was still flying in the swamps of Eastern Arkansas, leading the nations 80 million birders to celebrate the woodpeckers miraculous second coming. The residents of nearby Brinkley, Arkansas also flew at the chance to capitalize on this fledgling eco-tourism, hoping for a resurrection of their own.
Fri., Sept. 10, 4:45 & 7:30 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 11, 4:45 & 7:30 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 12, 4:45 & 7:30 p.m., 2010