All That Breathes

The darkening backdrop of Delhi’s apocalyptic air and escalating violence, two brothers devote their lives to protect one casualty of the turbulent times: the bird known as the Black Kite.



"With a tone more melancholic and charming than one might expect given the various crises at play here, Sen's deceptively casual observational documentary prefers dwelling on resistance and resilience to pronouncements of doom."

Dennis Harvey, Variety

"Delhi’s rapidly worsening air quality and religious violence form the backdrop for All that Breathes, Shaunak Sen’s lyrical portrait of two men who work to save injured and sick birds in the city."

Alissa Wilkinson, Vox

"A soaring visual masterpiece..."

Josh Flanders, Chicago Reader

Premieres & Awards

Oscar Nominated, Best Documentary

Academy Awards 2023

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize

Sundance, 2022

Special Screening

Festival de Cannes 2022

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