'Mosquita y Mari' Director Defies All Convention
It was a long road to this year’s Sundance Film Festival for the independent feature “Mosquita y Mari,” about the friendship between two Latina, bilingual teenagers. The director couldn’t find enough support to get the film made...until she decided to leave the traditional Hollywood system. That’s when she broke a record for audience participation before she had even shot a single scene.
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