Parrot Island is about Ray Parkes who runs a parrot sanctuary in Peachland, B.C. with his wife Valerie and a few volunteers. It was set up to take care of abandoned parrots and to help educate the public on why we shouldn't be buying these birds. The film screened at the 2012 Gimli Film Festival.
You can contact Ray Parkes at (250) 767-9030 to make a donation to Parrot Island.
I’m working on a series of short films about people living in British Columbia:
#1 - Feet - vimeo.com/36318497
#2 - Parrot Island - vimeo.com/37871771
#3 - Asian Gangs - temporarily unavailable: lewisbennett.com/asian-gangs
#4 - The Sandwich Nazi - vimeo.com/43312066
#5 - Hey Vancouver, This Is You On Craigslist - vimeo.com/44712709
#6 - A Brief History of British Columbia - vimeo.com/46950732
#7 - Shirley Sings - vimeo.com/49893249
#8 - Trevor the Dinosaur - vimeo.com/52524565
#9 - An Afternoon with Alexandra Morton - vimeo.com/64482794
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Cinematography by Benjamin Taft:
Music by Donald Weichel:
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