The winners of the 4th Annual Cinema Tropical AWARDS were announced this week at a special ceremony at The New York Times Company headquarters in New York City. The Award-winning films can be seen fro, February 24-27 at Village East Cinema.
Best Fiction Film:
A film by Matías Piñeiro (Argentina)
Best Documentary Film:
EL ALCALDE / THE MAYOR
A film by Emiliano Altuna, Carlos F. Rossini, Diego Osorno (Mexico)
Best First Film:
A film by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge (Uruguay)
Best Director, Feature Film:
Carlos Reygadas, POST TENEBRAS LUX (Mexico)
Best Director, Documentary Film:
Jose Luis García, LA CHICA DEL SUR / THE GIRL FROM THE SOUTH (Argentina)
Special Jury Mention:
Ignacio Agüero, EL OTRO DÍA / THE OTHER DAY (Chile)
Best U.S. Latino Film:
MOSQUITA Y MARI, a film by Aurora Guerrero
and WONDER WOMEN! THE UNTOLD STORY OF AMERICAN SUPERHEROINES,
a film by Kristy Guevara Flanagan
The Cinema Tropical Awards are sponsored by HBO and Hôtel Americano, and are presented in partnership with VOCES, Latino Heritage Network of The New York Times Company. Media sponsors: Cinelatino, LatAm Cinema and Remezcla. Cinema Tropical’s programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.
For more informaction including a list of judges/jury and nomitating committee click here.