“Birds Are Singing in Kigali” German Premiere in Competition of the Hamburg Film Festival 2017 / by Ada Zielinska

Birds Are Singing in Kigali has been nominated for the two awards: The Political Film of the Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung and the Sichtwechsel Film Award of the forthcoming 25th edition of the Hamburg Film Festival that takes place between Oct 5th-14th. Presentation in Hamburg will be the film’s German premiere.

One of the most popular film events in Germany, Hamburg FF presents a refined selection of the world cinema in several programs and enjoys the rising numbers of admissions from many years. This year’s edition will feature among others: Abbas Kiarostami’s last film 24 Frames, Yorgos Lanthimos’ The Killing of a Sacred Deer,  Ruben Ostlund’s acclaimed The Square, Wim Wenders’ Submergence, and Alexey Uchitel’s Mathilde. Birds Are Singing in Kigali will be presented within a Veto! Political Films strand beside Claude Lanzmann’s new film Napalm, Ai Weiwei’s Human Flow, and Nicolas Silhol’s Corporate

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