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Mr. Happy Man wins in Birmingham

Some of you may remember the short documentary Mr. Happy Man which had its world premier at BIFF this year. The short documentary screened out-of-competition, the short focuses on the daily life of local legend Johnny Barnes. The film recently won the Best Documentary Short award at the 13th Annual Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival.

BIFF would like to congratulate Johnny Barnes and director Matt Morris for their win and spreading Johnny’s happiness beyond our little island.

Since premiering at BIFF 2011 Mr. Happy Man has gone on to play at numerous north American festivals. It won the Short Film Audience Award at the AFI-Discovery Channel’s Silverdocs.

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