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FROM BILLIONS TO NONE
Jun
2
6:00 PM18:00

FROM BILLIONS TO NONE

Join Rare Nest as we host Director David Mrazek in a screening of his award-winning documentary From Billions to None: The Passenger Pigeon's Flight to Extinction.  

Saturday, June 2nd, 6:00 PM Reception, 7:00 Film. Discussion with David Mrazek and Dr. Richard Condit of the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute to follow.

RESERVATIONS REQUIRED: keith@rarenestgallery.com or 708-616-8671

From Billions to None follows naturalist and author Joel Greenberg and his friends on a quest to reveal the incredible story of how the passenger pigeon, the most abundant bird species in North America for thousands of years, became extinct by human hands in a heartbeat. From Billions to None tells the remarkable story of the passenger pigeon and explores its striking relevance to conservation challenges today. Interweaving rare archival material, CGI animation that brings the flocks of millions to life and aerial cinematography, the film recreates the awe-inspiring nature of these birds, and presents reveals why, 100 years later, it's important to remember the event. 

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