Birders: The Central Park Effect
Birders: The Central Park Effect (2013)

The Central Park Effect reveals the extraordinary array of wild birds who grace Manhattan's celebrated patch of green and the equally colorful, full-of-attitude New Yorkers who schedule their lives around the rhythms of migration.… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Documentary
Release Date: January 18, 2013
DVD Release Date: March 25, 2013
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Simon Abrams
Village Voice

A well-measured docu-character study ...

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Ronnie Scheib

Birders vividly captures the distinctive colors and markings of a vast number of bird species and the equally individualized personalities of those watching them within the confines of Central Park.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

In Birders, by contrast, nature is one big entrancing show; a world of tweets without "tweets."

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Andrew O'Hehir

[A] revelatory little film ...

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Lou Lumenick
New York Post

An engrossing tour of this little-known subculture and unlikely habitat in the center of densely populated Manhattan.

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Matt Singer
Time Out

[A] slight but handsome nature documentary.

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