Q&A: Douglas and Roger Kass on ‘Emptying the Skies’

Still from Emptying the Skies, winner of the 2013 Zelda Penzel Award.

Based on an article in The New Yorker by best-selling writer Jonathan Franzen, Emptying the Skies chronicles the poaching of migratory birds in southern Europe and introduces us to the intrepid volunteer squad of bird-lovers trying to stop it. Trapped at “pinch points” near the Mediterranean, these globetrotting songbirds are considered culinary delicacies and reap big […]