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22nd Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival Announces Award Winners

Posted March 24th, 2015 by mario in Uncategorized

On behalf of MEDIA ARTS Center San Diego I want to thank you for your support of our 22nd San Diego Latino Film Festival, presented by San Diego County Lexus Dealers (March 12-22, 2015).  Thanks to you, we’ve had an amazing 11-days and wonderful crowds once again! Mil gracias to all of the sponsors, new venue partners, attendees, special guests, media outlets, volunteers, staff, Board of Directors, musical acts, artists & community partners!

The annual San Diego Latino Film Festival would never be the success it is without YOU! It is always fun to see our supporters enjoying the environment of a truly unique experience. See some of the amazing festival photos here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/macsd or short video spotlighting the first few days of this year’s festival!

Come visit us year-round at our Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park. Nos vemos en el cine!
– Ethan van Thillo, Founder / Executive Director

22nd Annual San Diego Latino Film Festival Announces Award Winners

Lexus Audience Award: Narrative Feature – All narrative features eligible, final winner selected by SDLFF attendees.
Ciudad Delirio dir. Chus Gutiérrez

Lexus Audience Award: Documentary Feature – All documentary features eligible, final winner selected by SDLFF attendees.
Messi dir. by Álex de la Iglesia

U-T San Diego Best Narrative Feature
Güeros dir. Alonso Ruiz Palacios

Harrah’s Best Documentary Feature
Lejanía dir. Pablo Tamez Sierra

Union Bank Best Directorial Effort
En La Estancia dir. Carlos Armella

Best Fronteras Feature (produced in San Diego/Tijuana region)
Navajazo dir. Ricardo Silva

Best Family Film
Ulises y los 10,000 Bigotes dir. Manuel Carames

Best Narrative Short
Contrapelo dir. Gareth Dunnett Alcocer

Best Documentary Short
Toñita’s dir. Beyza Boyacioglu & Sebastian Diaz

Best Fronteras Short
Memin. Crónica de Boxeador dir. Rodrigo Álvarez Flores

Cox Communications Best Youth Documentary
Beyond the Crossfire: Juvenile Justice dir. High Tech High Chula Vista

Cox Communications Best Youth Narrative
Two and a Quarter Minutes dir. Joshua Ovalle

Cox Communications Best Youth Mobile Video
Everything Surrounding Me dir. Guadalupe Flores

Join us for our monthly screening of Latino films at our Digital Gym CINEMA in North Park.

 

 

SPONSORS

PRESENTED BY SAN DIEGO COUNTY LEXUS DEALERS

Major Sponsors: City of San Diego Commission for the Arts & Culture, U-T San Diego, Vida Latina- San Diego, Enlace. Screen Sponsors: San Diego Gas and Electric, National Endowment for the Arts. Showcase Sponsors: Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation, Televisa XEWT 12, KPBS, County of San Diego, El Latino Newspaper, Metropolitan Transit System (MTS), Science on Screen: An initiative of Coolidge Corner Theatre with major support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, Cox Communications, San Ysidro Health Center. Gala Sponsors: Stella Artois, Uniradio, Radio Latina, Televisa XEWT 12, Vida Latina – San Diego, Univision, Tequila el Cachanilla. Award Sponsors: Harrah’s Resort So. Cal., Union Bank. Venue Sponsors: Fashion Valley: A Simon Mall. Festival Day Sponsors: 102.9 FM, 106.5 FM, Univision Radio San Diego. Film Sponsors: Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center, Latino Public Broadcasting, MAAC Project, Learn for Life, ScholarShare, Cinelatino, Radio Latina 104.5 FM, Karina’s Mexican Seafood Cuisine, Bloomingdale’s, National University, Final Draft, Para Todos, McDonald’s, HBO Latino, Microsoft Store Fashion Valley, Ayuntamiento de Tijuana, 93.3FM, Toros de Tijuana Club de Beisbol. Official Magazine Sponsor: Giving Back Magazine. Official Hotel Sponsor: Town & Country Resort Hotel & Convention Center. Newspaper Sponsors: El Mexicano, San Diego City Beat. Official Spanish-Language Television Sponsors: Telemundo 33, Univision KBNT 17. Official Spanish-Language Radio Sponsors: La Invasora 99.7 FM, Pulsar 107.3 FM, Uniradio 1470AM, La Poderosa 860. Official English-Language Radio Sponsor: Jammin’ Z90, Magic 92.5 & 91X. Official Transportation Sponsor: Amtrak. Official Airline Sponsor: AeroMexico Contigo. Official Fashion Sponsor: Divino Plastic Surgery

Award Winners Include:

U-T San Diego Best Narrative Feature
Güeros dir. Alonso Ruiz Palacios

Best Family Film
Ulises y los 10,000 Bigotes dir. Manuel Carames

Union Bank Best Directorial Effort
En La Estancia dir. Carlos Armella

 

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