When an unusual epidemic starts to spread, making people sick whenever they get scared, shy 10 year-old Tito quickly discovers that the cure is somehow related to his missing father’s research on bird song. His search for the antidote not only becomes a quest for his missing father, but for his own identity.
Bring the whole family for a complimentary breakfast at 9am, with the film starting promptly at 10am.
Directed by Gustavo Steinberg, Gabriel Bitar and André Catoto Dias
Gustavo Steinberg was born in São Paulo in 1973. He has produced six feature films, directed two and written the screenplay for four movies since 1995. His previous films have won awards such as Best Documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival, Official selection in the 37th New York Film Festival, among many others.
Before co-directing Tito and the Birds, Gabriel Bittar had worked on title sequences and animations for several TV shows and feature films in Brazil. His unique identity is defined by his wide range of skills using mixed media on all of his projects. His personal work involves painting, etching and photography.
André Catoto Dias, born in 1979 in Rio de Janeiro, is a journalist and has worked with audiovisual productions ever since he graduated. He founded animation studio DnA.tv.br in 2011, where he remains until today.