‘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.

Directing:

Gabriel Abrantes

Scriptwriting:

Gabriel Abrantes
based on the play 'Birds' by Aristophanes

Cinematography:

Gabriel Abrantes
Natxo Checa

Sound:

Gabriel Abrantes

Editing:

Gabriel Abrantes

With:

Junior Casséus
Tilmé Stéphanie
Katia Lucianne Picard
Anise Dieudanné
Antoine Beaunéfils
Nicolas Charment

Excerpt:

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

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