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Birds Fly Back

Director: Jiyan Düyü
Short documentary in which the pure stories of two Kurdish boys converge. One loses track of his herd of cows; the other sees how a pigeon he has just sold spontaneously flies back to him.
Where cows disappear, birds fly back. In Hani’s Kurdish mountains, the stories of Hikmet and Abdurrahman converge. Hikmet has to drive his cows to another mountain, but he loses control of his herd and starts looking for the animals. Abdurrahman sells one of his pigeons. When he proudly leaves with the money earned, the bird spontaneously flies back to him. The purity of the place and the purity of the playful children merge in this short documentary.

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Gerrit Rietveld Academie
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Title: Birds Fly Back
Year: 2022
Duration : 9 minutes
Category: Short documentary
Edition: NFF 2022

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