‘Oρνιθες / Ornithes - Birds
by Gabriel Abrantes, 2012
– A collective of people singing is never going to forgive the millions of slaves chained
in the bottom of ships.
An upstart theater director named Gabriel Abrantes attempts to stage a faithful production of Aristophanes’s e ‘Birds’ in Haiti, only for the locals to lose their patience with his rather excessive approach.
based on the play 'Birds' by Aristophanes
Katia Lucianne Picard
Excerpt (double click for full screen):
Produced by A Mutual Respect Productions
With the support of Guimarães Capital da Cultura
S16mm transferred to HD, 18 min.
Color / 16:9 / Stereo Sound
Language: Haitian Creole, Attic Greek