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Audiovisual Production Company

Creative film production company based in the Dominican Republic, with a unique vision where absurdity, humor, and magical realism are always present.

Founded in 2007, MENTES FRITAS has built a strong Caribbean portrait in all of its projects. Its first feature film, AZUL MAGIA, received praise from Dominican critics for its artistic achievements and has more than 8.7 million streaming views. It has co-produced projects such as RAFAELA, directed by Tito Rodríguez, which won PRIMERA MIRADA at the Panama International Film Festival, was an Official Selection of the Indian International Film Festival, Ícaro Festival, International Festival of New Latin American Cinema, won Best Feature Film at the Puerto Rico Film Festival, Best Director at the Dominican Film Fest New York, and Best Drama at the La Silla DR Awards.

Its third feature, THE DAY OF THE STORM, is a thriller directed by Alexander Viola that is currently on the festival circuit. Its latest project, LA BACHATA DE BIONICO (Bionico's Bachata), had its premiere at the prestigious South by Southwest [SXSW] festival where it won the audience award. Currently, MENTES FRITAS is developing its next film project.

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