La Mariposa
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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 - Female Eye Film Festival, 2018 - Best Short Film

National Film Festival For Talented Youth, 2018

Crested Butte Female Film Festival

Female Eye Film Festival

Vancouver Shorts Film Festival, 2018

Reel 2 Reel Film Festival For Youth, 2018

Vancouver Shorts Film Festival, 2018

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

Providence Children's Film Festival, 2018

Whistler Film Festival, 2017

Chicago International Children Film Festival, 2017

Toronto Latin American Film Festival, 2017