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Uploaded on Jun 8, 2010
"Anita" is a heart-warming new film from Argentina that is coming soon to theaters and film festivals from Menemsha Films! "Anita" is the story of a young woman with Down syndrome who gets lost in Buenos Aires after the 1994 bomb attack on the AMIA Jewish Community Center. "Anita" is from renowned filmmaker Marcos Carnevale, director of the critically acclaimed film Elsa and Fred. "Anita" stars Academy Award nominated actress Norma Aleandro, Peto Menahem, Luis Luque, Leonor Manso (Best Supporting Actress at the 2009 Argentinean Academy Awards), and introduces Alejandra Manzo as Anita!
"Anita" won the Audience Award for Best Dramatic Film at both the Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival and the Pittsburgh Jewish Film Festival. The film was nominated for three Argentinean Academy Awards, and has screened at film festivals all over the world.