When I'm a Bird

Kiedy będę ptakiem

  • Description
  • Cast and crew
  • Duration: 28'
  • Resolution: HD
  • Year: 2003

The story of the Karen people who are a persecuted Burmese minority. To escape the terror of Burmese military junta, Madzi and Lame move to Thailand. Unfortunately, there they come up against another form of repression. To be able to earn their living Madzi decides to work as a tourist attraction and starts wearing Burmese hoops which are a long-forgotten decoration in the Karen people tradition. This documentary depicts the lives and traditions of a group of people with their specific beliefs and ceremonies. 

  • Awards:
  • 2014 Film Festival on Immigration – Lubljana – Mention
  • 2014 Festival Signes de Nuit in Paris – Signs Award
  • 2015 Yerevan International Film Festival – Golden Apricot


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