Birds Like Us / Birds Like Us
Faruk ŠabanovićBosnia and Herzegovina / 2017 / 82' 20''
Wednesday, 07. 06.,
Tuškanac Cinema, 20:00 h
Flung out of the safe haven of Birdabad into a world tormented by the Horror, the lovely Hupu, her silent husband Hasan, the ever-helpful little Mi and the tyrant Kondor, are forced on an epic journey to find their way home. Guided by a blind and enigmatic Bat, whose gnomic utterances only make them more anxious and angry, the ill-assorted band of flightless birds come, with utmost reluctance, to rely on each other. Only together do they have a chance of finding an escape from the Horror and a way back home.
Faruk Šabanović has received numerous awards including a Special mention award for the development of Birds Like Us at the Zagreb Animafest (2007), best music video at Davorin (2002 and 2003), the Humanitarian work excellence award at the International Peace Center (2003), the best feature film script at FCC Andre Malraux (2003), and his work was part of the 10 Best short films at Film Four / Dazed and Confused (2002). At the Magdalena advertising festival in Ljubljana he won first place in all the categories: best TV ad, best campaign design, best poster design, and best web design. He was a recipient of an experimental literature grant from the BH Publishers Foundation in 2003 and won their Best book cover design prize in 2005.
Faruk Šabanović, Olivia Hetreed
categoriesSpecial Screening: Birds Like Us