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Birds of Passage (15)

23 May

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  • A Autism friendly
  • C Captioned
  • D Dementia friendly


A gripping tale of narcos set among Colombia’s Wayúu people, Birds of Passage spans three decades of a family pushed to the brink by the drug trade. Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra follow up their Oscar-nominated Embrace of the Serpent with an unusually clear-eyed and empathetic depiction of indigenous peoples and the impact of outside forces upon them.

Presented in partnership with Reclaim The Frame, a BFI-backed project run by Birds' Eye View, a mission to bring ever-greater audiences to films by women, and to build a more balanced film future that offers cinema fans wider perspectives on the world. 

The Wed 22 May screening (17.30) will be followed by a Q&A with Dr Marîa Antonia Velez Serna - Lecturer in Communications, Media and Culture at Stirling University, Dr Maria Fotopoulou - Lecturer in Criminology & Sociology at Stirling University, hosted by writer and film critic Kate Muir.

CineCard Holders earn double points on this title!

  • Directors Christina Gallego, Ciro Guerra
  • Cast Carmina Martinez, Jhon Narvaez, Natalia Reyes
  • Certificate 15
  • Running time 2h5m
  • Country Colombia/Denmark/Mexico/Germany/Switzerland
  • Language subtitles
  • Year of Production 2019
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