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World Premiere

Director: Paul Szynol

United States, 2021, 11 min

Festival Year:2021

Category:Documentary Short

Crew:Producer: Paul Szynol.


Motherpigeon and Jason Trachtenburg, formerly of the Trachtenburg Family Slideshow Players, stand up for bohemia and New York City’s birds.

About the director

Paul was born in Warsaw, Poland, and immigrated to NYC at the age of 12. He’s driven across the US seven times, and he’s visited the vast majority of the contiguous states; by train, plane or automobile, he’s also visited some 60 countries. He likes stray dogs, fair use, Uganda, open source software, the Oxford comma, and occasionally translating Polish poetry to English. His short films have been featured on the NY Times Op-Docs, the New Yorker, and the Atlantic, and they’ve played at festivals worldwide, including Clermont-Ferrand, Palm Springs ShortFest, Slamdance, and TIFF (Kids).

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