Ministry of the Environment

Film projections

Missing – Where Have All the Birds Gone?

Birds are the descendants of dinosaurs and older than humanity. But all over the world they are disappearing from the countrysides. In Germany as well as in the US, the number of farmland birds has dropped by more than half in the last thirty years. British bird blogger Mya-Rose Craig sets out to find the reasons for the decline and she is meeting with farmers and scientists. Why are the birds disappearing and what makes them so important to our survival?

director: Heiko De Groot language: English
origin: Germany subtitles: Czech
year: 2019 competing category: Central European films
duration: 52 min