Everyone knows the bees are disappearing at an alarming rate but what about the songbirds? Following the bees down an uncertain path, songbirds are facing unique challenges in today's modern world which threaten their livelihood.

Attempting to overcome climate change, pesticides, light pollution and more, the songbirds are quickly disappearing. "The Messenger" addresses these many issues and seeks solutions, hoping to turn the songbirds' fate around before it's too late.

On Tuesday, July 26, the Nature Conservancy and the Utah Film Society are hosting a special viewing of the documentary at The City Library in downtown Salt Lake. Following the show, University of Utah avian researcher, Cagan Sekercioglu will be speaking about the issue.

The showing starts at 7 p.m., so arrive early for seating. The City Library is located at 210 E 400 S.