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24 April 2019

Happy Today

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Happy Today

original title:

HAPPY TODAY

directed by:

cast:

Lagua Patricia Leo

cinematography:

music:

JoyCut

producer:

Luca Cabriolu, Olivier Chantriaux

country:

Italy

year:

2017

film run:

17'

format:

HD/DCP - colour

aspect ratio:

1:1.69

status:

Ready (01/11/2017)

festivals & awards:

  • Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films 2018: Around the World in 90 Minutes
  • Terra di Cinema festival 2018: Compétition Documentaires
  • FilmFest Dresden 2017: Open Air Programme
  • Festival Lumières d'Afrique 2017
  • Odense International Film Festival 2018: Documentary Competition, Youth Competition
  • Doker Moscow International Documentary Film Festival 2018: Doker Shorts
  • Filmfest Dresden International Short Film Festival 2018: Open Air Programme
  • Start International Short Film Festival 2018: Best Documentary Film Director
  • Ischia Film Festival 2018: Ischia Film Award Location Negata
  • Sole Luna Doc film festival 2018: Rubino Rubini
  • Rhode Island International Film Festival 2018
  • Off Courts 2018
  • MakeDox Festival 2018
  • TISFF Thess International Short Film Festival 2018
  • Corto Dorico 2018
  • Lago Film Fest 2018
  • Concorto Film Festival 2018
  • Sedicicorto 2018
  • Magma international film festival 2018
  • Cisterna Film Fest 2018
  • Ortigia Film Fest2018
  • Festicab 2018
  • FICAE Festival 2018

Patricia lives in Kalongo, a small remote village in Acholi land, Northern Uganda. In the shadow of Mount Oret, which dominates the landscape of the village, Patricia is learning each day to accompany new mothers through the physical pain and the immense emotion of giving birth. "Together with woman" is the meaning of her chosen vocation to love and serve with joy, this is what it means to be a midwife. Directo’s