Asian World film Festival screening of BURNING BIRDS

Date: Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Time: 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM

Location: Arclight Cinema
9500 Culver Blvd, , Culver City,, CA, 90232
United States



In a small village in Eastern Sri Lanka in 1989, after her husband was abducted, tortured and murdered by a paramilitary group, 37 year old Kusum has to fight to look after her eight children and mother-in- law all by herself. After a series of unsuccessful odd jobs, where she is constantly abused physically and sexually, Kusum falls into prostitution. Soon the Police arrest her in a brothel. This event adversely affects her children’s schooling. Her revengeful reaction unfolds thereafter.

Duration: 84 minutes

Director: Sanjeeva Pushpaumara, Producer(s): Antonin Dedet

Language(s): Sinhala with English subtitles

Principal Cast: Anoma Janadari, Mahendra Perera, Chandani Senavirathne, Samanalee Fonseka

Dates & Times: October 26, 2017 6:00 PM and October 27, 2017 12:00 PM

Followed by Q&A

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