Bearwalker of the Northwoods
October 28, 2009
Myths about black bears have been around since recorded time. Even today, misunderstandings persist. Dr. Lynn Rogers uses trust instead of traps and tranquilizers to enter the world of wild black bears. See black bears as they have never before been filmed, in this riveting 1-hour documentary from the makers of Planet Earth. ‘Bearwalker of the Northwoods’ continues to change people’s attitudes about black bears forever. Humor, charm, beauty, and tears in equal measure. A BBC/Ted Oakes wide-screen film. A world television event. NTSC format to play in North America.
The Man Who Walks With Bears
February 1, 2001
Shown on Animal Planet, “Dr. Lynn Rogers is…The Man Who Walks with Bears.” Myths about black bears have been around since recorded time. Are these giants dangerous or timid? Find out, as Dr. Lynn Rogers, for the first time puts trust into the black bear equation in this movie. Never before seen footage and new information is revealed in this riveting documentary from Director Doug Hajicek of “Mysterious Encounters”. Narrated by Mark Hamill.
The Bear Family and Me
January 3, 2011
In this absorbing series, renowned wildlife cameraman Gordon Buchanan learns how to “walk with bears” with Lynn Rogers, a pioneering biologist, to get as close as can be to these often fearsome beasts. Over the course of a year, the pair follow cheeky young bear Lily, her mother June and their new cubs as they emerge from hibernation in the Minnesota Northwoods. The rewards are huge as Gordon gains the trust of Lily and June and captures the emerging personalities of individual cubs to give a captivating insight into the life of the black bear.