—Shows Screenings Visual Arts Think
December 5, 2012
"Séquences presents" a collaboration with PHI Centre: Boy Eating the Bird's Food preceded by La Boutique de Forge
La boutique de Forge - Canada, 2012, 15 min
Winner best canadian short film FNC 2012
A blacksmith travels back to Montreal. He seeks a woman he once loved. Helped by the Fire, his longtime friend, the blacksmith will try to rekindle the memory of the woman he loved.
Director: Olivier Godin
Boy Eating the Bird's Food
***Prix de l'AQCC: Meilleur long métrage de la Sélection Internationale ex aequo au Festival du Nouveau Cinéma 2012***
***Special mention for Yiannis Papadopoulos at Karlovy Vary IFF***
A 22-year-old boy in Athens has no job, no money, no girlfriend and no food to eat, but he’s got a canary bird and a beautiful singing voice. When he finds himself withοut a home, he has to seek a shelter for his bird. And when the bird gets trapped inside the shelter, the boy has to find some help. He has to find someone to confess that he has no job, no money, no girlfriend and no food to eat. Pigs –we eat them. Cows –we eat them and take their milk. Sheep –we take the wool. Dogs, the guardians –they protect our houses. Canaries? What do canaries do? They are completely useless: we feed them, we water them, and all they do is sing.
Director: Ektoras Lygizos