For the last decade-and-a-half, audiences at Chapman Elementary have borne witness to a sublime evening performance by urban fauna—the autumnal roosting in the school's chimney of Chaetura vauxi
, better known as Vaux's swift. Now, local adman Dan Viens has captured the avian phenomenon and the people who love it, in a documentary titled On the Wing
On the Wing
premieres Oct. 2, 7 pm at Cinema 21
(one night only), with proceeds benefiting the Audubon Society of Portland.
Purchase advance tickets here.
Learn more at the film's website, http://www.swiftsmovie.com/
Image by Richard B. Forbes from the Audubon Society of Portland.