July 28, 2012, @ 8:00 pm
(Deborah Dickson, US 2012, 60 min., Digital Projection)
Rochester Premiere! The stories of five birds driven to extinction and sculptor Todd McGrain’s project to memorialize them. The film follows the road trip that McGrain and his brother-in-law, Andy Stern, take as they search for the locations where the birds were last seen in the wild and negotiate for permission to install McGrain’s large bronze sculptures there. On Saturday, a panel discussion featuring director Deborah Dickson, sculptor Todd McGrain, producer Muffie Meyer, cinematographer Scott Anger, and executive producer Andy Stern will follow the film. Regular pricing. Advance tickets available beginning June 23 at www.eastmanhouse.org, (585) 271-3361, ext. 295, the Lipson Welcome Center, or Dryden box office.