Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Buenos Aires está contenta with Mary Is Happy
Following its success at the awards in Thailand, Nawapol Thamrongrattanarit’s Mary Is Happy, Mary Is Happy is pleasing juries as it travels around the world, most recently picking up a special mention in the international competition at the Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival (BAFICI), which wrapped up on Sunday.
Mary Está Contenta, Mary Está Contenta was joined by another entry from Thailand's Mosquito Films Distribution, Las Canciones Del Arroz – Uruphong Raksasad's The Songs of Rice, which was in the Panorama section.
Mary also screened at the recent Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival and in Singapore as part of the Italian Film Festival, owing to Mary's genesis at the Venice Biennale College.
The Songs of Rice, meanwhile, is heading to Hot Docs in Toronto, running April 24 to May 4.
More coverage from Buenos Aires can be found at Variety and The Hollywood Reporter.
As always, you can keep track of the comings and goings of all the Mosquito Films at the company's website.
(Via Pop Pictures' Facebook)