Russian Premiere of the “Birds Are Singing in Kigali” at the 40th Moscow International Film Festival by Ada Zielinska

Birds Are Singing in Kigali will have the Russian premiere at the forthcoming 40th edition of the Moscow International Film Festival, where it is to be presented within the prestigious   8 1/2 Films section featuring the world most innovative cinema.

Birds Are Singing in Kigali will be shown among the most artistically daring and interesting films of the season like Paolo Taviani’s Rainbow, Lav Diaz’ Season of the Devil, Philip Groning’s My Brother’s Name Is Robert  and He Is an Idiot.   

more information about the festival:
http://40.moscowfilmfestival.ru

“Birds Are Singing in Kigali” Chinese Premiere at the Beijing International Film Festival by Ada Zielinska

Beijing International Film Festival will present the Chinese premiere of the Birds Are Singing in Kigali. The festival opens with the Gala hosting numerous Chinese and international stars on April 15th and commences with announcement of recipients of the Tiantan Awards on April 22nd.

Currently the biggest international film festival in China, Beijing IFF shows films within several various programs – the Birds Are Singing in Kigali will be shown in the Panorama section along with other internationally acclaimed recent productions, among others  Han Dong’s One Night on the Wharf, Pengfei’s The Taste of Rice Flower, Liang Sun’s Kill the Shadow, or Xavier Legrand’s Custody

more information about the festival:
http://www.bjiff.com

“Birds Are Singing in Kigali” Premiere in Austria at the Let’s CEE Film Festival by Ada Zielinska

The forthcoming Let’s CEE Film Festival in Vienna will host the Austrian premiere of the Birds Are Singing in Kigali. The festival starts on April 13th and will present the film in the feature film competition among eleven others productions from the Central European countries. 

The festival will show feature, documentary and short films in various competitive sections as well as a series of panels, discussions and conferences addressed to audiovisual industry of the region. Among the films to be shown are Ranier Sarnet’s November, Alexei German’s Dovlatov, Bohdan Slama’s Ice Mother, and Piotr Domalewski’s Silent Night

more information about the festival:
http://www.letsceefilmfestival.com

Turkish Premiere of the “Birds Are Singing in Kigali” in Competition of the 37th Istanbul Film Festival by Ada Zielinska

The forthcoming 37th edition of the Istanbul International Film Festival will host the Turkish premiere of the Birds Are Singing in Kigali by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze. The film will be presented in the Human Rights in Cinema Competition among ten other international productions featuring the wide variety of humanitarian impasses the world faces these days.

The oldest and most prestigious film event in Turkey – Istanbul International Film Festival – will start on April 6th with a screening of Lynne Ramsay’s You Were Never Really Here, and throughout the next two weeks will present over hundred feature and documentary films from all around the globe as well as a special selection of the best, new Turkish films in the prestigious competition of national cinema. Among the films to be shown at the festival are the brand new Abdellatif Kechiche’s film Mektoub, My Love: Canto Uno, Wes Anderson’s Isle of Dogs, Sebastian Lelio’s Disobedience, Andrew Haigh’s Lean on Pete, Malgorzata Szumowska’s Mug, Alexei German’s Dovlatov, Paolo and Vittorio Taviani’s Rainbow: A Private Affair, Amos Gitai’s West of the Jordan River and Urszula Antoniak’s Beyond Words, as well as Andrzej Jakimowski’s Once Upon a Time in November.

more information about the festival:
http://film.iksv.org

“Birds Are Singing in Kigali” French Premiere in Competition of the 40th Creteil Film Festival by Ada Zielinska

Birds Are Singing in Kigali will have its French premiere in competition of the forthcoming 40th edition of the Creteil Women Film Festival to take place between March 9th – 18th. This year’s festival’s guest of honor will be Margarethe Von Trotta. 

Festival will present around hundred feature, documentary and short films directed by women in various competitive sections. Birds Are Singing in Kigali will be one of six international features shown in the main competition along with Anahi Berneri’s Alanis (Argentina), Juliette Chenais de Busscher’s Le Viol du Routier (France), and Elene Naveriani’s I Am Truly a Drop of Sun on Earth (Georgia/Switzerland) among others.     

more information about the festival:
http://filmsdefemmes.com

“Birds Are Singing in Kigali” at the 47th Rotterdam Film Festival by Ada Zielinska

The Dutch premiere of the Birds Are Singing in Kigali will soon take place in the program of the forthcoming Rotterdam International Film Festival, where the film will be shown in the Voices section. The Festival will start on January 24th with a world premiere of Jesper Ganslandt’s Jimmie and end on February 4th with The Death of Stalin by Armando Iannucci.

Birds Are Singing in Kigali will be screened several times during the festival and the director/producer – Joanna Kos-Krauze – is expected to come to meet the audiences. Among the films the festival presents there will be also Takeshi Kitano’s Outrage Coda, Valeska Grisebach’s Western as well as the world premiere of Alexey Fedorchenko’s new film Anna’s War and the international premiere of Lee Kwangkuk’s A Tiger in Winterby

more information about the festival:
https://iffr.com

Special Jury Award for the “Birds Are Singing in Kigali” at the 23rd Kolkata Film Festival 2017 by Ada Zielinska

Birds Are Singing in Kigali by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze got the Special Jury Award of the 23rd edition of the Kolkata International Film Festival that took place between November 10th – 17th. The film was presented within the Innovation in Moving Images competition, among fourteen feature films from around the world.

Birds Are Singing in Kigali got very good reviews of the Indian audiences and will be soon shown in the programs of the next film festivals in India, notably International Film Festival of Kerala commencing on December 8th.

Kolkata Film Festival featured numerous best films of the world cinema this year, among others Naomi Kawase’s Radiance, Tony Gatlif’s Djam, Gilles Bourdos’ Endangered Spices, or Takashi Miike’s Blade of the Immortal, while the festival’s Opening Gala was attended by the biggest stars of the Bollywood Cinema – Amitabh Bachchan, Kajol and Shah Rukh Khan. 

more information about the festival:
http://www.kff.in

“Birds Are Singing in Kigali” at the 62nd Cork International Film Festival by Ada Zielinska

The 62nd edition of the Cork Film Festival will present the Irish premiere of the Birds Are Singing in Kigali by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze. The festival will open on November 10th with The Man Who Invented Christmas by Bharat Nalluri and close with Alexander Payne’s Downsizing on November 19th.

Birds Are Singing in Kigali will be shown among Michael Haneke’s Happy End, Boris Khlebnikov’s Arrhythmia, Daniela Thomas’ Vazante, David Gordon Green’s Stronger, John Trengove’s debut feature The Wound, and others.

more information about the festival:
http://corkfilmfest.org