The Wood Thrush

Peter Forbes, Writer/Director 

Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2019, Production Award, Columbia University 

Project Type: Short Film 

Genre: Coming-of-age, Drama 

Length: 15 minutes 

Field of Science: Biology 

Stage: Completed 


An elusive bird’s song draws the daughter of a strict pastor into the forest, where an epiphany inspires her to seek a new life—a life at odds with her father’s own plans for her future.