A Bird in the Hand...

A Bird in the Hand...
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Friday, June 21, 1:00 PM
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A Bird in the Hand...
82 Minute Running Time
Program: ShortFest Film Programs

Seven striking tales involving birds in one way or another seemed a natural fit for each other when it came to packaging the shorts we programmed this year – especially because in form and content, none of them could be more different from the others. Bird up!


Packaged Films...


Bird Food   

Bird Food
Ireland, 2012, 5 min.
One Man. One Sandwich. And a park full of pigeons. This isn’t going to end well.... more



Birding   

Birding
USA, 2012, 16 min.
Confronting doubts about the seemingly predetermined path his life is taking, and fearing the import of an impending trip with his longtime girlfriend’s parents, David suddenly finds himself captivated by a neighboring woman he spies from his window…... more



Lunchtime   

Lunchtime
Ireland, 2012, 3 min.
It’s a jungle out there, not fit for man nor beast…well, beasts maybe.... more



Marcel, King of Tervuren   

Marcel, King of Tervuren
USA, 2012, 6 min.
Based on a very true story -- Marcel is a rooster who belongs to, Ann. During a bird flu scare in Europe a few years ago, the government issued a requirement that domestic fowl be killed. Ann repeatedly tried to put Marcel to sleep but every morning he was in his tree at dawn, vigorously calling ou... more



The Parakeets   

The Parakeets
France, 2013, 14 min.
Going through treatment for cancer, Lil is faced one morning with the sudden loss of her hair. Desperate to help cheer her up, and not willing to rely on the hospital-provided wig, best friend Laura does the next best thing and transforms Lil with a most unusual makeover.... more



Pouters   

Pouters
United Kingdom, 2012, 17 min.
“Doo fleein’” may not (yet) be an Olympic sport, but these fierce lifelong rivals bring everything they’ve got to the bizarre Scottish sport of pigeon stealing.... more



Vultures of Tibet   

Vultures of Tibet
Canada, 2012, 20 min.
Sky Burial is a private Tibetan religious ritual performed in the Himalayan mountains in which the bodies of the dead are offered to wild vultures. With the Chinese subjugation of Tibet, a new kind of “vulture” has arrived on the scene: the tourist. This gorgeously photographed and brave documenta... more



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