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The incredible journey of the butterflies

Author: Nick De PencierElizabeth ArledgeJon NeuburgerChristopher DonaldsonRobert SwartzAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Video : PBS Home Video, 2009.
Series: Nova (Television program)
Edition/Format:   DVD video : CD for computer : Document : NTSC color broadcast system   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes you to the locations they call home.
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Genre/Form: DVD-Video discs
Documentary television programs
Films for people with visual disabilities
Nature television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for people with visual disabilities
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Wildlife television programs
Material Type: Document, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nick De Pencier; Elizabeth Arledge; Jon Neuburger; Christopher Donaldson; Robert Swartz; Stockard Channing; Jorge Arriagada; Sue Halpern; Primitive Entertainment Inc.; Films à Trois (Firm); Centre national de la cinématographie (France); Documentary Channel (Television network : Canada); Canadian Television Fund.; Planète (Firm); Procirep (Firm); France 2.; Nihon Hōsō Kyōkai.; France. Ministère de la recherche et de la technologie.; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); PBS Video.; PBS Home Video.
ISBN: 9781593758950 1593758952 9786312927815 6312927814
OCLC Number: 317169653
Language Note: Closed-captioned; optional described video for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Nova on Jan. 27, 2009.
Edited and rewritten version of the 2007 documentary film 'Four wings and a prayer, ' with some new material.
Based on the book Four wings and a prayer by Sue Halpern.
With the participation of Ministry of Research (France), PROCIREP/ANGOA, France 2, NHK, Planète Câble, the Documentary Channel and the Canadian Television Fund.
Special features: printable materials for educators (PDF files).
Credits: Editors, Jon Neuberger, Christopher Donaldson, Robert Swartz ; camera, Étienne Carton de Grammont, Erich Roland ; music, Jorge Arriagada.
Performer(s): Narrated by Stockard Channing.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (56 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; Region 1; widescreen.
Contents: 1. Birth of a monarch --
2. Soaring over land and lakes --
3. Destination Mexico --
4. An endangered refuge --
5. Gathering flocks --
6. An awesome spectacle.
Series Title: Nova (Television program)
Other Titles: Nova (Television program)
Four wings and a prayer (Motion picture)
Responsibility: produced by Primitive Entertainment and Films à Trois in co-production with the National Film Board of Canada ; produced in association with Centre National de la Cinématographie ; directed by Nick de Pencier ; narration written by Elizabeth Arledge ; produced for NOVA by Elizabeth Arldege.
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Every year monarch butterflies migrate across North America to a remote area of Mexico. This presentation discusses how the butterflies navigate and endure the long journey and takes you to the locations they call home.

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