14833PIGEON GIRL WHITNEY LEGGE 6 copy
Short Films

PIGEON GIRL

Year 2019
Runtime 11 mins
Language English
Alberta Premiere
Streaming Information
  • Online Only
  • Availability: Full Festival

This short film is included in the following package(s): SHORTS PACKAGE: FAMILY AFFAIR


Maryam is a 10-year old girl from San Francisco on a mission to save suffering pigeons, with a love that borders on obsession. Since she sees pigeons differently than most, their lives are worth saving to Mayam. However, because of her love for pigeons, she is consequently bullied at school.

This coming of age story is a beautifully immersive and vulnerable portrait that would feel at home in a Harmony Korine film. PIGEON GIRL sensitively and intimately observes Maryam’s daily life, exploring how a young girl teaches others about what it means to care.

Director Whitney Legge's artistic touch can be seen as a cinematographer in FRIDA, also programmed at this year's festival.

Countries

United States
Director
Whitney Legge
Producer
Laura Tejero
Music
Rob Law, Gustav Ladin, Sammy Foster