SEPTEMBER 14-20, 2019

BIRDS OF PASSAGE

Belgium, France
2015, 84 mins
Production: Ring Prod
Language: French
Format: DCP

Scriptwriter: Yves Ringer & Olivier Ringer
Director: Olivier Ringer
DoP: Mihnea Popescu
Composer: Bruno Alexiu
Producer: Yves Ringer
Editor: Alanté Alfandari
Cast: Clarisse Djuroski, Lea Warny, Alain Eloi, Myriem Akheddiou, Renaud Rutten

Synopsis

For Cathy, it is not always easy to be born on February 29th, especially when for her birthday, her father gives her an egg to hatch. But it is probably less difficult than to be suffering from myopathy as her best friend Margaux…

Director’s biography

Olivier Ringer was born in 1961 in Brussels Agglomeration (Belgium). He wrote and directed short fiction films, videoclips, corporate films, and many sketches for “les Guignols de l’Info“ (Canal+ France). His second feature “On the Sly“ was selected in Berlinale Generation 2011 and in more than 80 others festivals around the world, where it received many awards. It also won, in Berlin, the ECFA Award 2012 (European Children’s Film Association). In 2015, Olivier Ringer completed “Birds of Passage“.

Director’s Filmography

2006 Pom the Foal
2011 On the Sly
2015 Birds of Passagу
2016 2018 King of the Valley