Wings of Life
Rarely seen close-up looks at the fragile ecosystem is the subject of the Disney documentary, Wings of Life, utilizing various photographic techniques that allows viewers to witness the process of pollenization and survival that are generally taken for granted.
Narrated by Academy Award-winning screen legend Meryl Streep, Wings of Life unhurriedly offers glimpses into a world of birds, bees and bats as they seek out the nurturing plant life that keeps both them and mankind not only alive, but also helps to provide many of life's necessities. From remarkable footage of hummingbirds flitting from flower to flower, collecting nectar, to all imaginable types and sizes of bees as they gather sustenance, viewers will be amazed at the complexity of the ecosystem's "cycle of life" that at the same time is the very essence of simplicity.
Directed by Louie Schwartzberg, Wings of Life isn't for the action-addicted or the impatient viewer. Instead, it's a gentle, yet fascinating look at the frequently unseen world that is all around us.