Independent Lens

  • 1999
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films.

Season 8, Episode 26 The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill

First Aired: May 29, 2007

“The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill” profiles author-musician Mark Bittner, who looks after a flock of colorful birds in San Francisco. The film examines Bittner's relationship with the birds, which he names, feeds and studies. Directed by Judy Irving.

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  • Premiered: August 9, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Independent filmmakers are spotlighted in this anthology, which concentrates on documentaries, but occasionally features artist profiles and offbeat fictional films. (more)

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