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When I Hear the Birds Sing

English title: When I Hear the Birds Sing
Original title: Når jeg hører fuglene synge
Norway, 2016, 7:30 min.

Director: Trine Vallevik Håbjørg
Production company:
Råsalt AS
Krokstrandveien 51
1555 Son

Age recommendation: 12 years and up
Film genre: Animation

After the 2010 election in Ivory Coast, internal conflicts escalated. In the wake of the fighting life was changed for everyone and many were forced to flee. In an animated documentary children from a refugee camp in Liberia talk about their experiences and their hopes.

Thessaloniki International Documentary Film Festival 2017
New York International Children's Film Festival 2017 (awarded)
BUFF International Children and Young People's Film Festival 2017
International Festival of Animated Films, Stuttgart 2017
The Norwegian Short Film Festival 2016
Chicago International Children's Film Festival 2016 (awarded)
IDFA - International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam 2016
Poznan International Young Audience Film Festival Ale Kino! 2016

Study guide: German

World sales address/es:
Norwegian Film Institute (N)