Ana's Playground is an allegory about the moment when a child is forced to choose between ideology and humanity while living and playing in a dangerous war environment.
The script won the 2006 “Best Screenplay Award” at the Los Angeles Short Film Festival which is an Oscar nominating festival recognized by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. You can check out Ana’s Playground at the following film festivals:
• Santa Barbara International Film Festival February 4-14
• Boulder International Film Festival February 11-14
• Sedona International Film Festival February 21-28
• San Jose/Cinequest Film Festival February 23 – March 7
• Tiburon International Film Festival March 18-26
In the summer of 2009, Right To Play USA Deputy Director Mario Argote was a panelist on "Twin Cities Tonight", a radio program about charitable efforts that broadcasts from Minneapolis, MN. Argote appeared with the filmmaker Eric Howell and motivational speaker Kevin Carroll. The panelists discussed "Ana's Playground".