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These Birds Walk

Ongoing

With directors Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq in person 

Dirs. Omar Mullick, Bassam Tariq. 2013, 71 mins. Digital projection. In Karachi, Pakistan, a runaway boy’s life hangs on one critical question: Where is home? The streets, an orphanage, or with the family he fled in the first place? Simultaneously heart-wrenching and life-affirming, These Birds Walk documents the struggles of wayward street children and the Samaritans looking out for them in this ethereal and inspirational story of resilience. “Mullick and Tariq capture these youth with a vivid power that immediately recalls Truffaut’s 400 Blows.” Tom Roston, PBS. “Frankly, this is most beautiful documentary I can remember.” Howard Feinstein, Filmmaker Magazine.

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