Gee Whiz, Modi sure wins lots of awards? She must have a really sore throat from all those...acceptance speeches! LOL
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"Rosa Mi Amor" is a short comedy film, which stars Manny Chevrolet as a man mourning for a dead wife he never had. Directed by Los Angeles filmmaker Modi whose work has been described as "A Warhol factory director on loan to Hal Roach studios. Classically styled shorts with a subversive edge"
"Rosa" has won the grand prize at the Berkeley Film & Video Festival. "Rosa" has won the grand prize at the Seattle Lucky Charms Film Festival.
"Rosa" has won first place at the following Film & Video festivals: The Hollywood Renaissance Film Festival, The Tortured Artist Festival in Tacoma, WA., The Film Festival New Haven, The Video Shorts 14 in Seattle, WA, The 5th Annual San Jose Visual Arts Festival, The New York Underground Film Festival and The 'New Orleans Film Festival.
"Rosa" was voted top ten audience Choice at the Freaky Film Festival in Urbana, IL
"Rosa" has won a Certificate of Merit at the following festivals: Chicago Intercom Festival, The Long Island Film & Video Festival, Central Florida Festival and Special Mention @ The Mandalay Las Colinas Festival of Arts.
"Rosa" has screened at the following festivals: The Mediopolis Videofest in Berlin, Germany. The 4th Mondial Video in Bruxelles, Belgique. The 28th Annual New York Expo., The 42nd Columbus International Film & Video Fest, The Chicago Underground Film Fest, The 2nd Annual Social Outcast Film & Video Fest at The Image Film & Video Center in Atlanta, Georgia., The Artswatch in Louisville, KY., The Interfilm Fest in Berlin, Germany, The Utah Film & Video Fest, The Cacophony Drive-In Movie Short Film & Video in San Francisco, CA. The Palm Springs International Short Film Fest, The Hollywood Underground Film Fest, & Trimmer's Rock World Film & Video Fest in Newport, PA., Euro Underground in Berlin, Germany, Krakow, Poland & Sofia, Bulgaria, ICA London, England, Independent Exposure in Seattle, WA, MVPA First Annual Directors Cut Festival in Hollywood, CA, Cinema Texas in Fort Worth, Antimatter in Victoria BC Canada, MicroCine Festival in Baltimore, MD, Tahoe Film Fest, Cucalorus Film Fest in Wilmington, North Carolina, Dances With Films in Hollywood, CA.
Festival Awards and Screenings:
"Anti Hand Gun Campaign” -- Calif. Wellness Foundation Winner: 1st place Joey Awards, The Gold Aurora Awards and The Gold Telly Awards
The Cheryl Summerville Story "Created Equal" -- ACLU Winner: Silver Statue Intercom Fest. Chicago & 1st Place Vermont Film Fest.
Henry Rollins "You Saw Me Up There" Winner: The Gold Award Worldfest Houston & Lumiere Award at New Orleans Film Fest.
Henry Rollins "Talking From The Box" Winner: The AFI Video Fest @ The Kennedy in Washington, DC. The N.Y. Fest., Screened @ The Dallas Museum of Art, The New Orleans Fest., and The Pacific Film Archive.
Rollins Band "Starve" Winner: Best Digital Music Video DV Magazine
Buck Cherry "For The Movies" Winner: The Telly Awards & WorldFest
L7 "Pretend Were Dead" Winner: Chicago Film Fest.