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NATURE | American Eagle | Behind the Scenes | PBS

Duration: 08:41

www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episod... Photographed by three-time Emmy Award winning filmmaker Neil Rettig, American Eagle is the first HD hour on bald eagles ever. In this behind-the-scenes exclusive, Rettig talks about the making of the film while he captures footage of the spring migration along the Mississippi River. Rettig shares his favorite experiences from the filming and explains why he believes wildlife filmmakers have a special responsibility to move people to think about the natural world, now more than ever.

American Eagle premieres on PBS Sunday, November 16 at 8 p.m. (check local listings). American Eagle is part of the 27th season of the Peabody and Emmy award-winning series produced by Thirteen/WNET New York for PBS. Major support provided by Canon U.S.A. Inc., SC Johnson, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. For more information, visit www.pbs.org/wnet/nature/episod...

Nature, PBS, WNET, Neil Rettig, bald eagle, eagles, raptors, migration, Mississippi River, filmmaking

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Post Date: November 14, 2008