”Birds Are Singing in Kigali” World Premiere in Karlovy Vary IFF Competition  / by Ada Zielinska

Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze brand new film – “Birds Are Singing in Kigali” – will have its world premiere in the competition of the forthcoming 52nd Karlovy Vary International Film Festival that takes place between June 30th – July 8th.

The film that was shot in Africa (Rwanda and Kenya) and Poland is a picture of the long-term consequences of the trauma of the 1994 massacre in Rwanda, that are being experienced by the victims as well as by the strangers that become witnesses and bystanders.

The directors’ previous films, like My Nikifor (2004), Savior’s Square (2006), and Papusza (2013) all premiered at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival and were widely internationally recognized afterwards. The Birds Are Singing in Kigali is one of the twelve features competing for the main prizes this year, among the films from Germany, France, India, Israel, Romania, Russia, Slovak Republic, Turkey, USA.

more information about the festival: www.kviff.com