A Bird’s Waltz – Quando Volo
Director: Mabelle Sawan Country: UK Genre: Animation Runtime: 2 m Block G Screening: TT Cinema 22.08 Time: 7-8.15pm
Based on the love triangle in Act II of La Bohème, Marcello the kingfisher is on a quest to win the affections of the beautiful and flirtatious Musetta, but she has her eye on a much older and wealthier bird.
Mabelle Sawan was born in France and grew up in Lebanon. She studied graphic design at the Lebanese American University in Byblos and worked as an Experiential Graphic Designer in Beirut. She recently moved to London for an MA in Character Animation at Central Saint Martins, maintaining her distinctive illustrative style whilst exploring the new medium of animation.