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Fusco Films

Pigeons is my life

Research & direction: Erik Fusco
Camera: Arlo Laibowitz
Lars Zwanepol
Editing: Andries Wijnker
Producer: Kaboem! (ERA produkties)


A young pigeon racing champion from Egypt travels to Belgium and the Netherlands to meet his heroes. A comical sketch of a cultural cross-fertilization in pigeon racing.

Belgium and the Netherlands are the top countries in pigeon sport. The best materials, the fastest pigeons and the most legendary pigeon fanciers come from here. The Low Countries are therefore frequently visited by enthusiastic fanciers from all over the world.

Mohamed Mohawid is a champion in his own country. He is looking forward for years to visit his heroes in Belgium and the Netherlands. He hopes to learn a lot during his stay. en verheugt zich al jaren op een bezoek aan zijn grootste helden in Nederland en Belgie. Mohamed indeed gets some remarkable lessons in how to reach the top in pigeon sport...

- No Budget Video & Film Festival, Weimar - Germany (May 26 - 28, 2006)
- 10th Festival toniCorti, Padova - Italy (Sept 1 - 10, 2006)
- 8th Int. Panorama of Independent Filmmakers, Patras - Greece (Sept 23 - 30, 2006)
- 25th Uppsala International Short Film Festival - Sweden (Okt 23 - 29, 2006)

Jury Award - No budget Video & Film Festival

About Erik Fusco