Nicole van Heerden, Samantha Wee
(New Zealand, 2011, 10 min)
1899; one of the most famous native New Zealand birds, the Huia, is nearing extinction. Famed Ornithologist Sir Walter Buller pursues the huia for his book, his collection, and for Science – but when presented with an opportunity to save the species, his actions are unexpected – and highly controversial. Based on a true story.