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28' / 2013 / Poland
English and spanish subtitled
Audience vote 6.33
“When I Am A Bird”, immersed in the world of fortune tellers and ghosts, tells the story of the attempt to change one´s fate. MuLa a Kay woman, refuge from Burma, has been living in Thailand for two years with her husband and all her sons. On the other side of the border her only daughter is left. The mother wants to bring her over to a better world. The time of waiting full of anxiety and tension, sets the rhythm and the atmosphere of the film.
Media Festival "Man in Danger", Special Award of The President of Polish Filmmakers Association Łódź, Poland (2013)
FIDE International Student Documentary Films Festival, Saint-Ouen, France (2014) / 36th International Woman Film Festival, Creteil, France (2014) / International Short Film Festival "Żubroffka", Białystok, Poland (2013) / 13 th International Watch Docs Film Festival, Human Rights in Film, Warsaw, Poland (2013) / 21st International Film Festival "Camerimage", Short Documentary Films Competition, Bydgoszcz (2013) / 56th DOK LEIPZIG, Leipzig (2013) / 13th T-mobile New Horizons Film Festival, Wrocław, Poland (2013) / 32nd Młodzi i Film Festival, Koszalin, Poland (2013) / 53rd Krakow Film Festival - Polish film competition & International film competition (2013)
Monika Pawluczuk - author of documentaries: "When I Am A Bird", "Models", "So You Should Change", radio and television journalist, now she is in the course of filming her next documentary film with the working title "Before the Dawn". She is the co-author (with Katarzyna Miller) of a book, translated into several languages, titled "Being A Woman and Not Going Crazy". She is a cultural studies graduate at the American Studies Center at Warsaw University, a journalism department graduate at the Journalism Centre in Warsaw, and a DOC PRO Documentary Programme graduate at the Wajda School.
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