The Messenger

Part of the EARTH DAY FILM FEST 2016

The Messenger, a new award-winning documentary by filmmaker Su Rynard (Dream Machine, Kardia) chronicles the struggle of songbirds worldwide to survive in turbulent environmental conditions brought about by humans and argues that their demise could signify the crash of the ecosystems globally, akin to the disappearance of honey bees and the melting of the glaciers. 

USA | 2015 | NR | 89 min

Directed by Su Rynard

The arguments are persuasive, the message from the birds powerful, and the film a rich and satisfying call to action that is presented with some novel ideas for how to restore the ecological balance. - The New York Times Critic Pick

Filmmaker Su Rynard never loses sight of the winged tunesters' sheer beauty, or their emotional and symbolic pull.- Hollywood Reporter

Gorgeous slow-motion footage of birds caught midflight against black backdrops is enthralling - Toronto Star


Show Dates & Times:

4/23/16 - Saturday

3:00 pm,

$8.50/Adults, $7.50/Under 12, Seniors

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