Birdboy: The Forgotten Children
Based on a graphic novel and short film by Alberto Vázquez, the film is a darkly comic and haunting tale of coming of age in a world gone to ruin.
The Digital Gym Cinema, owned and operated by Media Arts Center San Diego, is a non-profit movie theater which screens foreign and independent movies that would otherwise never be shown in San Diego.
- From Friday, January 12, to Thursday, January 18. Hours to be announced.
- Directed by Pedro Rivero and Alberto Vázquez, Spain, 2017, 76 minutes.
- In Spanish with English subtitles. View trailer.
There is light and beauty, even in the darkest of worlds. Stranded on an island in a post-apocalyptic world, teenager Dinky and her friends hatch a dangerous plan to escape in the hope of finding a better life. Meanwhile, her old friend Birdboy has shut himself off from the world, pursued by the police and haunted by demon tormentors. But unbeknownst to anyone, he contains a secret inside him that could change the world forever.