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The Screen Guide

A BIRD IN THE HAND is a documentary which examines the legal and illegal trade in parrots around the world. It looks at the world of these exotic and beautiful birds and the people associated with them - the collectors, the breeders, the traders and the law enforcement officers - all with their particular obsessions. Through these obsessions we gain insight into the fascinating world of birds.

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Aviva Ziegler
Al Austin  Keith Saggers
Susan Lambert
Executive Producers
Chris Oliver

Production Details

Production Completion
Natural history and environment, Social contemporary
Production Company
Film Australia Limited  Oregon Public Broadcasting

Selected Awards & Festivals

  • Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival
  • CINE Film Festival