Birds of Passage (Pájaros de verano)

  •   Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra
  •   Colombia, Mexico, Denmark, France
  •   Cinemas of the Americas, International Feature Competition, Spotlight: Women in Cinema
  •   Crime, Drama

Synopsis

“A visually stunning and fresh take on a familiar genre.” –Variety

The drug trade exacts a terrible toll on an indigenous community in this gripping drama, a Colombian answer to Mean Streets. The Wayuu people have long held tight onto their traditions, living in close-knit tribes. When two friends begin selling marijuana to visiting Americans, however, their actions set in motion a series of events that imperil their ancient ways.

  •  English, Spanish, Wayuunaiki with subtitles
  •  125 minutes

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Sponsors

International Competition Patron

John and Jacolyn Bucksbaum Family Foundation

Women in Cinema Program Sponsor

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Women in Cinema Program Patron

Jeanne Randall Malkin Family Foundation