My Mom’s Cat has made it to the competitive section of the 70th Melbourne International Film Festival. Márta Mészáros’ film Adoption will be screened in another section.
My Mom’s Cat is a humorous coming-of-age and liberation story about Felix, a furry in his thirties who lives with his mother and whose life is about to change when he gets his dream job, which he can do in his own furry costume.
The diploma film had its world premiere in the short film competitive section of the A-category 43rd Moscow Film Festival, and then competed in the NextGen section of the Oscar-qualifying 52nd Nashville International Film Festival.
Hungarian audiences could see My Mom’s Cat at the 66th National Independent Film Festival, the Hungarian Motion Picture Festival, the 17th Miskolc CineFest and the 30th Mediawave Festival, writes magyar.film.hu.
This spring, Annabella Schnabel’s film won the Best Fiction Film and Best Young Director awards at the 8th Nefiltravane Kino and the 13th Short to the Point festivals. My Mom’s Cat will compete at the 29th Chicago Underground Film Festival in July, the film site announced.
The writer and director of the film, Annabella Schnabel, graduated from the MA class of Péter Gothár and Mihály Schwechtje at the University of Theatre and Film Arts, where the film’s cinematographer, Gergely Vajda, graduated from the MA class of János Vecsernyés and Frigyes Marton.