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Binta And The Great Idea

Posted on: February 16, 2007 | Views: 239 | Comment

Binta, a 7-year-old girl, sets out to change the life of her young cousin.
In this clip, a mother tries to convince her husband to allow their daughter to go to school.

First-time Academy Award nominee Director Javier Fesser has a degree in Mass Media Communication from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He set up Linea Films in 1986, a production company that specializes in publicity. BINTA Y LA GRAN IDEA, was shot in Senegal in collaboration with UNICEF to increase awareness of third world children. He is one of the founders of NOTODOFILMFEST, an on-line short film festival. His filmography includesCANDIDA (2006 - screenwriter), BINTA AND THE GREAT IDEA (2004 director and screenwriter), LA GRAN AVENTURA DE MORTADELO Y FILEMON (2003 - director and screenwriter), EL MILAGRO DE P TINTO (1998 - director and screenwriter)

This short film has been made in collaboration with UNICEF in order to increase solidarity for the children in the third world. All of the profits will forever go to UNICEF programs for children.

Oscar Nominated Short Films are being released theatrically nationwide on February 16, 2007 by Magnolia Pictures and Shorts International.
The playdate schedule is on the Mag Pictures site.  

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