Thursday, April 11, 3:00 PM
Passerine in Time
Director: Laurids Andersen Sonne
Experimental, Denmark, 8 min.
A study of the gestural encounter between the hand of man and the entrapment of birds in it.
Director: Christine Hürzeler
Documentary, Switzerland, 20 min.
A park in the fog. Crows flap and caw in the sky. A homeless man sleeps between the trees.
The Bird & the Whale
Director: Carol Freeman
Animation, Ireland, 8 min.
A story about a young whale struggling to find his voice.
Those Who Desire
Director: Elena López Riera
Documentary, Spain, 24 min.
In southern Spain, a peculiar pigeon race awards not the fastest one, but the one who most seduces the female pigeon.
Director: Delia Hess
Animation, Switzerland, 9 min.
On a small planet, caught up in their own private universe, the inhabitants perform their poetically surreal actions endlessly.
They Come Home
Director: Rowena Potts
Documentary, USA, 21 min.
A portrait of two dedicated pigeon breeders who decide to enter their pigeons into a local competition.