"By its end, we know about pelicans’ habits, their struggles with DDT and oil spills, their interactions with fishermen. We, like Ms. Irving, have come to appreciate them." The New York Times
What’s it like to try to get to know a flying dinosaur? PELICAN DREAMS follows a wayward California brown pelican from her “arrest” on the Golden Gate Bridge into care at a wildlife rehabilitation facility, and from their explores pelicans’ nesting grounds, Pacific coast migration and survival challenges. The film is about wilderness: how close can we get to a wild animal without taming or harming it? Why do we need wilderness in our lives and how can we protect it?