Essential Cinema: World Animation


Directed by Gabriel Bitar, André Catoto, and Gustavo Steinberg

Brazil, 2019, 1h 13min, Digital, In English and Portuguese with English Subtitles

Essential Cinema  World Animation

There are no current or future screenings planned for this film.

Please note: The July 18th screening has been rescheduled to July 16th. 

Displaying an adventurous, exciting visual imagination, TITO AND THE BIRDS uses unsettling angles and intense, unexpected colors to create fantastical apocalyptic vistas that sweep audiences into its story.” – Kenneth Turan, The Los Angeles Times

the restless imagery is constantly absorbing and picture-book vivid” – Guy Lodge, Variety

The strength of TITO AND THE BIRDS lies in its imaginative touches and overall visual aesthetic, which mixes various painting and animating styles into a beautiful fusion.” – Christian Holub, Entertainment Weekly

From Brazil comes this story of ten-year-old Tito, son of an eccentric scientist who studies bird-calls. When his father goes missing and a mysterious disease begins to spread, Tito embarks upon a quest to find his dad and stop the epidemic.

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