DOK Leipzig 29 October – 4 November 2018
61st International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film
DOK Leipzig Film Festival

When I Hear the Birds Sing

When I Hear the Birds Sing

Five adolescents remember the war at the Ivory Coast. Now, in the refugee camp, they can laugh and make plans for the future again.

Lina Dinkla


Original Title: Når jeg hører fuglene synge
Country: Norway
Year: 2016
Language: French
Subtitle: English
Runtime: 7 min.
Technique: Drawn, 2D Digital
Format: HD Videofile (QT H.264 1080p)
Color: Colour
Director: Trine Vallevik Håbjørg
Producer: Trine Vallevik Håbjørg
Editor: Morten Øvreås
Animation: Øyvind Tangseth, Trine Vallevik Håbjørg
Music: Kouame Sereba, Erik Wøllo
Sound: Øyvind Rydland
Script: Trine Vallevik Håbjørg

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