THE SWALLOWS OF KABUL / LES HIRONDELLES DE KABOUL

US PREMIERE “Graphically rich… dramatically and poetically right.” (Variety)

Hirondelles de Kaboul Film
Location - To Be Announced
6:30 pm

The Swallows of Kabul

Directed by Zabou Breitman and Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec
Genre: Animation
Country: France | Luxembourg | Switzerland
Release: September 4th 2019 (France)
Starring: Simon Abkarian, Zita Hanrot, Swann Arlaud, Hiam Abbass
Length: 81 minutes

Followed by a Round Table with Director Zabou Breitman, Antoine Arnault (LVMH) and various Human Rights experts

Synopsis

Summer 1998, Kabul is in ruins and occupied by the Taliban. Mohsen and Zunaira are young  and deeply in love. Despite the daily violence and misery, they want to believe in the future. But a senseless act by Mohsen will upset their lives forever.

Co-presented by FIAF / Animation First and French Cinema Week

 

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