<em>Birds of Passage</em> co-director Ciro Guerra on genre, tragedy, and hope
Ciro Guerra discusses telling a familiar story in an original way, using genre as a Trojan horse for ideas, and much more. Read our interview with co-director Cristina Gallego here. Still from Birds of Passage Cristina Gallego talked to us about the sense of destiny in Birds of Passage, as well as the film’s striking visual style, informed by the traditions of Wayuu society. In a longer conversation, the film’s co-director Ciro Guerra talked to us in more detail about aspects of the tragedy in the film, the humanizing power of genre, creative contradictions, the conflict between art and commerce, and the