“Birds Are Singing in Kigali” Greek Premiere at the 58th Thessaloniki Film Festival 2017 / by Ada Zielinska

Birds Are Singing in Kigali by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze will have its Greek premiere at the forthcoming 58th edition of the prestigious Thessaloniki International Film Festival to take place between November 2nd – 12th. Festival will open with On Body and Soul by Ildiko Enyedi and close with The Party by Sally Potter.

The festival will welcome numerous guests this year, among others Alexander Payne with his brand new film Downsizing and Jean-Marc Barr introducing Lefteris Haritos’ documentary Dolphin Man unfolding the life story of legendary free-diver Jacques Mayol, who became the inspiration for Luc Besson's cult-movie Le Grand Bleu, where Barr starred as Mayol. Except for the regular program sections, the festival starts the Virtual Reality Films Competition this year with ten films realized in the new innovative technology allowing immersing into and experiencing the cinema as never before.

Birds Are Singing in Kigali will have the first screening on Nov 7th at 22:15 in the John Cassavetes theatre, and the second – on Nov. 12th at 20:00 in the Pavlos Zannas theatre.

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