Freebird

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Freebird

6 mins | Canada | 2021

Director: Michael Joseph McDonald ,Joe Bluhm,Nicholas Herd (Creative Director)
Producer: Jennifer Nadeau,Mariana Duran
Screenwriter: Michael Joseph McDonald, Joe Bluhm
Editor: Guillaume Blackburn (2D Animator), Celia Bullwinkell (2D Animator), Malcolm Sutherland (2D Animator)
Genre Tags: Animation, Short, Traditional, Drama, Romance, Disability
Release Year: 2021
Language: English (United States)
Subtitle: French (Canada),English (United States)
Country: Canada
Genre: Animation

(THIS FILM WAS PART OF OUR 2022 FESTIVAL LINEUP AND IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE ON THE SLAMDANCE CHANNEL) The coming-of-age story of a boy with Down Syndrome who learns to navigate the world with a loving mother, an absent father, a classroom bully, and a life-long crush. In just five minutes, we watch 45 years of his life flash by.