I recently chatted with Olivier A Dubois, director of the film 1500 NIÑOS. A fascinating film about a Mexican peasant who collected all kinds of dolls and puppets he exhibited on his island for his own pleasure, but also to protect themselves from a ghost that haunted him.
Learn more about the film that played at the July 2015 Film Festiva:
Matthew Toffolo: What motivated you to make this film?
Olivier A Dubois: I had seen these images of this island from the web, and when I had the opportunity to actually go there, I did not hesitate for a second. At first I had planned to take pictures only, but I knew video would have a stronger impact, despite the short time I had. My motivation thereafter was really my fascination for the peasant, the real person (who started it all). He died in 2001, I did not…
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