23 January 2021, 12:00 pm
Polish Film Festival
Programme Type
Films and Exhibitions

Organised in collaboration with Polish Institute, New Delhi. The festival presents 8 award-winning feature and documentary films from Poland. Screenings will be held every Saturday and Sunday in January 2021. The password for accessing each film will be shared by email one day before the screenings 

On Saturday, 23rd January 2021 from 12:00 to 11:59 hrs

Birds are Singing in Kigali (Ptaki spiewaja w Kigali) | (113 min; 2017; Polish with English subtitles)

Directors: Joanna Kos-Krauze, Krzysztof Kruze

Multiple award winner including Best Actress Awards at Chicago International Film Festival 2017 & Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2017; Best Performance Award, LET’s CEE Film Festival 2018; Best Feature Film, Best Actress & Best Editing, Polish Film Festival 2017; Grand Prix, 10th CinÉast Film Festival 2017; among others

Birds are Singing in Kigali is a multi-layered drama of two women who survived the Rwandan genocide of 1994, Polish ornithologist Anna Keller and Rwandan Claudine Mugambira. Both women, suffering deeply, engage in a complex and piercing psychological process of healing and restoration of their daily lives…