Birdland

Joy and her daughter Skye live in a trailer park on the outskirts of town. Joy’s free parenting style is put to the test when Skye tries to look a lot like her mother.

Short film | 00:15:29 | Fictie | Themes: Children, Youth, Female Gaze | Colour| 1.85 | the Netherlands| Spoken Language: Dutch| Subtitles: English, Dutch | Format: DCP, ProRes | Dolby 5.1 & Stereo LtRt

Written & directed by Ashgan El-Hamus

 

Internationale première: Festival de Cinema Europeen Des Arcs 2020, short film competition, France.

 

Festivalselections:

  • Netherlands Film Festival 2020, Gouden Kalf competition & Debut competition, the Netherlands.
  • Cinekid Film Festival 2020, Dutch shorts competition, the Netherlands.
  • Festival de Cinema Europeen Des Arcs 2020, short film competition, France.
  • GoShort International Short Film Festival 2021, Dutch competition, the Netherlands
  • International Filmfestival Assen 2021, KersVers competition, the Netherlands
  • Vers Awards, 6-8 August 2021, LAB111, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Leiden Shorts 2021, Dutch competition, 2-5 September 2021, The Netherlands
  • Vox Feminae Film Festival, international competition, 24-30 May 2021, Croatia
  • Menorca International Film Festival 2021, international short competition, 13-17 July, Spain.
  • Filmfest Dresden, Open Air Program, 13-18 July 2021, Germany
  • Brussels Short Film Festival 2021, international competition, 28 August – 2 September 2021, Belgium
  • Castrovillari Film Festival 2021 26-28 augustus, international competition, Italy.

Awards:

  • Nomination: Beste Dutch Live Action Short, Cinekid Film Festival 2020, the Netherlands.

Stills:

Client: DOXY
Website: doxy.nl
Date: September 1, 2020
Services: Festival distribution & Strategy
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