California Condors on Film

The challenges of getting the iconic California condor back up in the air where it belongs is the subject of a new 90-minute documentary that is slated to be screened at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival on Jan. 30 and Feb. 2.

The Condor’s Shadow follows biologists, zookeepers, toxicologists and a feisty condor named Pitashi who tell the story of the behind-the-scenes work that is being done to save these majestic wingers. All shot on location here in the Golden State.

For more details on the film, tickets and docu-director Jeff McLounglin, visit