Directed by: Shaunak Sen
Produced by: Shaunak Sen, Aman Mann, Teddy Leifer
Cinematography: Ben Bernhard
Editing: Charlotte Munch Bengtsen, Vedant Joshi
Music: Roger Goula
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All that Breathes
All That Breathes is a 2022 documentary that follows two brothers, Nadeem Shehzad and Mohammad Saud, who run a bird hospital in Wazirabad, Delhi, India. The brothers have rescued and treated over 20,000 black kites, a species of bird that is in decline in India. The film explores the brothers’ dedication to their work, as well as the challenges they face in protecting the environment.
The film is set against the backdrop of Delhi’s apocalyptic air pollution and escalating violence, and follows the brothers as they work tirelessly to save these majestic creatures, which are often injured or poisoned by the toxins in the city’s air.
Despite the challenges they face, the brothers are unwavering in their dedication to their work, and their story is one of hope and resilience. All That Breathes is a beautiful and moving film that will stay with you long after you have seen it.
All that Breathes has been praised for its beautiful cinematography and its moving story. It has won numerous awards, including the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival and the Golden Eye at the Cannes Film Festival. It was also nominated for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.
Here are some of the critical reviews of All that Breathes:
“All That Breathes is a stunning and moving film about two brothers who dedicate their lives to saving birds. It is a must-see for anyone who cares about the environment.” – The New York Times
“A film of such poetic beauty and profound insight that it will stay with you long after the credits roll.” – The Guardian
“A deeply moving and important film about the human-animal connection.” – Variety
“I highly recommend watching All That Breathes. It is a truly special film that will stay with you long after you have seen it.”
Grand Jury Prize – World Cinema Documentary Competition, Sundance Film Festival
Golden Eye – Cannes Film Festival
Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Documentary Feature
American Society of Cinematographers Documentary Award
Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary
Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature
BAFTA Award for Best Documentary
Satellite Award for Best Motion Picture, Documentary