Karlovy Vary Film Review: 'Birds Are Singing in Kigali'

Guy Lodge Jul 06, 2017 Article

In more ways than one, the persistent ache of loss permeates "Birds Are Singing in Kigali," a broken-surfaced, broken-hearted reflection on the Rwandan genocide that marks a heartfelt swansong for married Polish writer-directors Krzysztof Krauze and ...


Karlovy Vary: Joanna Kos-Krauze talks Rwandan genocide drama 'Birds Are Singing In Kigali'

By Laurence Boyce 6 July 2017

The Polish filmmaker describes the difficult journey to completing her KVIFF competition entry, including her husband’s mid-shoot passing.


'The Birds Are Singing In Kigali': Karlovy Vary Review

By Laurence Boyce 4 July 2017

The last film from Krzysztof Krauze and his wife Joanna deals with the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide.

Dealing with the aftermath of the Rwandan genocide in 1994 and inherent topics of trauma, racism and the treatment of women, The Birds Are Singing In Kigali (Ptaki śpiewają w Kigali) is a raw but ultimately hopeful film about the extremes of human nature.


Rwandan Genocide Film 'Kigali' Warns Against Fearing the 'Other'

Ed Meza Jul 04, 2017 Article

With "Birds Are Singing in Kigali,” Polish directors Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze not only draw parallels between the horrors of war in Rwanda and Poland, but also explore the often violent natural order of the world. Speaking to Variety, K...


Birds Are Singing in Kigali: The ornithologist and the wounded birds

by David González

04/07/2017 - KARLOVY VARY 2017: The film by Polish directors Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze (who recently passed away) takes a brave and experimental approach to the consequences of the Rwandan genocide.


Karlovy Vary Lineup Includes Films From Krzysztof Krauze and George Ovashvili

Graham Winfrey

May 30, 2017 10:32 am

The 2017 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival has announced its 12-film competition lineup, including two films from directors who previously won the fest’s Crystal Globe award.


Locarno: 'Birds Are Singing in Kigali' Wins First Look For Polish Pics in Post

Nick Vivarelli Aug 08, 2016 Article

LOCARNO, Switzerland -- “Birds Are Singing in Kigali,” an upcoming drama revolving around the Rwandan genocide by prominent Polish writer-director duo Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze, is the winner of the top prize at the Locarno Film Festival...