Film Type: Documentary


The Wild Parrots of Telegraph Hill


The true story of a Bohemian St. Francis and his remarkable relationship with a flock of wild red-and-green parrots. Mark Bittner, a dharma bum*, former street musician in San Francisco, falls in with the flock as he searches for meaning in his life, unaware that the wild parrots will bring him everything he needs.

*Dharma bum (per Gary Snyder): “A homeless seeker of truth”



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