Cine Las Americas Announces Winners

Festival honors films from Ecuador, Chile, Aruba and beyond

Audience favorite Delusions of Grandeur
Audience favorite Delusions of Grandeur

You read in last week's issue about the 16th annual Cine Las Americas Film Festival, and now the winners have been announced.

Without further ado, here's the full slate:

Narrative Feature Competition

Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature
Mejor No Hablar de Ciertas Cosas (Porcelain Horse)
D: Javier Andrade, Ecuador

Special Jury Award for Cinematography
La Jubilada (The Retiree)
D: Jairo Boisier, Chile

Special Jury Award for Performance
Cecilia Suárez in Nos Vemos, Papa (See You, Dad)
D: Lucía Carreras, Mexico

Special Jury Mention for Experimental Approach to Narrative
El Efecto K. el Montador de Stalin (The K Effect. Stalin's Editor)
D: Valentí Figueres, Spain

Documentary Feature Competition

Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature
Young Lakota
D: Marion Lipschutz & Rose Rosenblatt, USA

Honorable Mention for Documentary Feature
El Alcalde (The Mayor)
D: Emiliano Altuna, Diego Enrique Osorno, Carlos Rossini, Mexico

Honorable Mention for Documentary Feature
Habana Muda
D: Eric Brach, France/Cuba

Texas Archive of the Moving Image Hecho en Tejas Award
Southmost U.S.A.
D: Trish Dalton, USA

Short Film Competition

Jury Award for Best Narrative Short
Zombi (Zombie)
D: David Moreno, Spain

Special Jury Award for Visual Storytelling
La Noche Anuncia la Aurora (Night Announces Dawn)
D: Gerard Uzcategui, Venezuela

Special Jury Award for Animated Narrative
La Noria (The Waterwheel)
D: Karla Castañeda, Mexico


Jury Award for Best Documentary Short
Una Historia Para los Modlin (A Story for the Modlins)
D: Sergio Oksman, Spain


Audience Awards

Audience Award for Narrative Feature
Delusions of Grandeur
D: Iris Almaraz, with Gustavo Ramos, USA

Audience Award for Documentary Feature
Young Lakota
D: Marion Lipschutz & Rose Rosenblatt, USA


Audience Award for Emergencia Youth Film Competition
D: Leo Aguirre, Aruba

White Washed (in progress)
D: Caytlyn Isham, St. Paul, Minn.

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