Dead bird don´t fly

Dead bird don´t fly

Charlie Sporns
Forced into an American high school by her parents, an isolated foreign student becomes attracted to her only friend, her female English tutor
Charlie Sporns is a writer and award-winning director based in Los Angeles. Born in Montreal, Canada, Charlie received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in filmmaking in 2014. His short film, Dead Bird Don't Fly, a moving tale about a Chinese teenager struggling to find her place within American culture, has been highly acclaimed by critics and film festivals alike. His next film, Dad's Letters, which explores the clash between tradition and modernism within Chinese culture, is set to be shot in China in 2016.

Best Student Director – Los Angeles Independent Film Festival  (USA)

Best Actress  – The Monthly Film Festival

Best Actress  – Short of the Month Film Festival

Award of Merit –  San Francisco Film Awards  (USA)

Best Poster Design – Short of the Month Film Festival

  • Original title Dead bird don´t fly
  • Director Charlie Sporns
  • Duration 15
  • Production year 2014
  • Theme LGBT+
  • Category Short Film
  • Subcategory Fiction
  • Gender Drama
  • Producer WarPony Entertainment
  • Dialogue language English
  • Subtitle language English
  • Intérpretes Eli Jane, Chen Chen Julian, Lee Chen