March 16, 2019
Shout! Factory’s Shout! Studios will release the animated Tito and the Birds digitally and as a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack April 23.
Mixing expressionist influences with a vibrant palette, the film tells the story of a shy 10-year-old boy living in a world gripped with fears over a pandemic. He learns from his father’s past research that there may be a way to utilize the local pigeon population and their songs to create a cure for the disease.
Tito and the Birds premiered in competition at the 2018 Annecy International Animated Film Festival, and won the Best Feature for Children at Anima Mundi 2018. It was nominated for an Annie Award for Best Animated Feature — Independent.
Extras include the theatrical trailer and an interview with filmmaker Gustavo Steinberg and director Gabriel Bitar.