Trailer:
 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrw0pAVth8A

A comedic short film about a Filipina-Canadian girl who defies her mother’s warnings that she will turn into a boy if she plays basketball.

Director: Ana de Lara
Producers: Michelle Morris, Ana de Lara
Executive Producers: Kyle Irving, Arielle Boisvert
Shooting Country: British Columbia, Canada
Language: English, Tagalog
Format: DCP, Color
Length: 14 min.
Funders: MMPIA Short Film Award, Creative BC

 

Social Media:

https://www.facebook.com/GGDMOVIE/

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6347654/reference

Screenings:

Canada: St. John’s International Women Film Festival; Whistler Film Festival; Reelworld Film Festival; Yellowknife International Film Festival; Vancouver Women in Film Festival; Vancouver Asian Film Festival; Vancouver Reel to Real Youth Film Festival; Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festival; Eve Film Festival

United States: Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film; Chicago Feminist Film Festival; Chicago Comedy Film Festival; Detroit Shetown Women Film Festival; Dallas Women in Film Flicks by Chicks Festival; Broad Humor Film Festival; Marcellus Mini Movie Family Film Festival; Ithaca Pan Asian Film Festival; Kids First Film Festival;

United Kingdom: London Raindance Film Festival; Women Over 50 Film Festival;

Romania: Short to the Point Film Festival; KINOdiseea International Children Film Festival

India: Arthouse Asia;

Philippines: CineKasimanwa;

United Arab Emirates: World of Women Film Fair;

AWARDS:

  • 2019 Matrix Award, Outstanding Achievement in a BC Short Film, Vancouver Women in Film Festival (CA)
  • 2019 Audience Award, Short Circuit Pacific Rim Film Festiva (CA)
  • 2019 Best Comedy, Asians on Film Festival (US)
  • 2019 Best Screenplay, Asian on Film Festival (US)
  • 2018 Best Comedy, Asians on Film Festival, Summer Edition (US)
  • 2018 Best Screenplay, Asians on Film Festival, Summer Edition (US)
  • 2018 Spirit Award, Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival (US)
  • 2018 Best Director, Broad Humor Film Festival (US)
  • 2018 Audience Award, Dallas Women in Film Flicks by Chicks Festival (US)
  • 2018 Grand Jury Prize, Marcellus Mini Movie Family Film Festival (US)
  • 2018 Category Winner (General Category), Marcellus Mini Movie Family Film Festival (US)
  • 2018 Audience Award (Ages 9-12), KINOdiseea International Children Film Festival (RO)
  • 2018 3rd Place Best Narrative Short, Women Over 50 Film Festival (UK)
  • 2016 MPPIA Award (Production Grant), 2016 Whistler Film Festival (CA)

NOMINATIONS:

  • 2018 Best Canadian Short Film, Vancouver Asian Film Festival (CA)
  • 2019 Best Director, Asians on Film Festival (US)
  • 2019 Best Actress (Evryle Ebora), Asians on Film Festival (US)
  • 2018 Best Director, Asians on Film Festival, Summer Edition (US)
  • 2018 Best Actress (Evryle Ebora), Asians on Film Festival, Summer Edition (US)

NEWS:

https://www.vancourier.com/entertainment/good-girls-don-t-celebrates-kids-who-make-their-own-rules-1.23772134

https://www.womeninfilm.ca/2019_Matrix_Awards.html

https://www.newwestrecord.ca/2.2454/canadian-press/news/national/good-girls-don-t-celebrates-kids-who-make-their-own-rules-1.23772134

https://www.gettyimages.ca/detail/news-photo/ana-de-lara-wins-the-2016-mppia-short-film-award-for-good-news-photo/629098130

https://www.creativebc.com/2016/12/07/mppia-short-film-award-winner.php

https://www.creativebc.com/2016/12/07/mppia-short-film-award-winner.php

http://mppia.com/10th-anniversary-mppia-short-film-award-pitch-candidates-announced