May 26, Wednesday 7:30pm


May 26, Wednesday 7:30pm

Filmink (now Pivot Pictures), a new distributor on the Australian scene, hold the rights for Swallows of Kabul. Like many films due for release in 2020, it was a real on again/off again situation for this little independent French film. We are lucky in 2021 that the cards have all fallen the right way and we will actually get to see it. 

First time Director Zabou Breitman discusses her film, Swallows of Kabul, click on the link to read 

https://deadline.com/2019/12/the-swallows-of-kabul-directors-zabou-breitman-elea-gobbe-mevellec-animation-interview-news-1202797337/

Swallows of Kabul is an animated feature that was a hit at the MIFF in 2019. A love story set in Taliban occupied Kabul in 1998.

Click on the link to view the IMDB entry.

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7534102/?ref_=nv_sr_srsg_0 

Click here to view a trailer.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLufPM45Ols

 Why animation? An article 

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-08-20/the-swallows-of-kabul-review-animated-adaptation-french-film/12573256