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A 25-minute documentary by Jaina Kalifa

Street performer Paul Cooper has an unlikely ally in his ongoing battle with anxiety and depression – his robot, Tubby.

Screening Dates

Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival

28-29 April www.hotdocs.ca for details

Cineglobe Film Festival at CERN

3-7 July www.cineglobe.ch for details

Melbourne Documentary Film Festival

20 July www.mdff.org.au for details

Drunken Film Fest Bradford

11 August www.drunkenfilmfest.com for details

CinefestOZ Film Festival

31 August www.cinefestoz.com for details

Down Under Berlin Film Festival

29 September www.downunderberlin.de for details

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Media + Reviews

“10 must-watch docs at MDFF 2019”

Documentary Drive

“A documentary that is not to be missed.”

Fernando Fernandez, FERNTV

“This is a gem of a short documentary!”

Robert K. Stephen, Set the Bar

"I made Happy Android because I wanted to tell an amazing story in a playful way."

Director Jaina Kalifa, interviewed by We Are Moving Stories

"The touching story of an Australian performer whose alter-ego is a talking robot will have its world premiere at the prestigious Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival next month."


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