Girls Who Read

Mark Grist | Ex-Animo Foundation | Roundhouse London | Or Something Similar

Pestered by narrow-minded lads in the pub, Mark Grist is asked what he prefers in the opposite sex. His answer? He likes a girl who reads. Viral spoken word short film. Part of Roundhouse London's 2013 Online Film Fund.

3.5 million+ views

Featured in the BBC documentary 'The Roundhouse - The People's Palace'


2014 Webby Award Honoree - Best Viral Video
2014 Webby Award Honoree - Best Individual Performance
2014 Lovie Award Winner - Best Viral Video
2014 Lovie Award Winner - Best Individual Performance


The Webby Awards | Girls Who Read

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Roundhouse | Girls Who Read honoured by the Webby Awards

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Reddit | Top spot on Front Page

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Financial Times | Roundhouse - The People's Palace

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