la mariposa

(the butterfly)

Carol struggles to pass a swimming test, while her family struggles to accept their new life as refugees in a new country.

Short Film: 8:11 mins

Languages: Spanish & English

CREDITS:

Director & Writer: Andy Alvarez

Producer: Andy Alvarez & Mintie Pardoe

DOP: Farhad Ghaderi

Composer: David Alvarez

Editor & Sound Designer: Andy Alvarez

Production Design: Diana Parry

Colourist: Sam Gilling

Sound Mix: Post Modern Sound

CAST:

Lucero Aguilar - Carol

Marvin Aguilar - Ernesto

Natalia Lavaggi - Francia

Julian Haig - Lifeguard

Kari Staten - Pool Receptionist

FESTIVALS & ACCOLADES:

WINNER - The Leo Awards, 2018 -  Best Student Production

WINNER - FOLCS International Short Film Series Competition, 2018 - Outstanding Female Filmmaker

WINNER - POV 27, 2017 - Best Film

WINNER - POV 27, 2017 - Best Director

WINNER - POV 27, 2017 - Audience Choice

WINNER - Canada Shorts Film Festival - Excellence Award

NOMINEE & OFFICIAL SELECTION - Female Eye Film Festival, 2018 - Best Short Film

OFFICIAL SELECTION - National Film Festival For Talented Youth, 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Crested Butte Female Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Female Eye Film Festival

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Vancouver Shorts Film Festival, 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Reel 2 Reel Film Festival For Youth, 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Vancouver Shorts Film Festival, 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Big Eyes, Big Minds Singapore International Children's Film Festival, 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Providence Children's Film Festival, 2018

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Whistler Film Festival, 2017

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Chicago International Childrens Film Festival, 2017

OFFICAL SELECTION - Toronto Latin American Film Festival, 2017

La Mariposa FINAL poster w Laurel_Dec 11
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