Each fall our skies fill with the wings of migrating raptors, a migration that relies on two hemispheres worth of wild and healthy ecosystems. Join ecologist and filmmaker, Charles Post, as he shines a light on the network of backcountry scientists and sentinels at the front lines of raptor conservation.
Lure of the Laguna is the first film in our four-part series with Lone Star Beer. Chapter One features angling savant Ben Paschal and his obsession with saltwater fly fishing on the coast of Texas. It’s a story about hard work, dedication, and bailing on the internship his parents wanted him to take to follow his passion in the Laguna Madre.
“El Observador” is a short documentary following wildlife cinematographer Austin Alvarado and explores his relationship with nature via his work pursuing black bears in Far West Texas. It is a visually stunning journey through the Big Bend region that highlights the incredible resilience of bears that have returned to this area. "El Observador" is a Modern Huntsman film presented by SWAROVSKI OPTIK.
“The word ‘matagi’ is derived from ‘matagu’, meaning to
cross over, step over or straddle, bounding an image of
people between two worlds — the realm of humans and that
of the mountain deity: yama-no-kami.” Scott Schnell, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor Emeritus in Anthropology
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