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[26 May 2010 | No Comment | ]
Mexican cinema coming up strong worldwide

The 63rd edition of the International Film Festival Cannes was lived in a very Mexican way, demonstrating that Mexico is following close in the film industry. One of the first signs of this is that Mexican actor Gael Garcia Bernal was elected to preside the jury, which is made up of experts, actors, directors, etc.
The award of the Golden Camera for Best Opera Prima was for the Mexican film Leap Year, directed by the Mexican director, Michael Rowe. As he handed over the award, Gael García Bernal said, “It was …

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[26 Jul 2009 | No Comment | ]
Mexican filmmaker gets award at Moscow’s Film Festival

As reported by CONACULTA (Mexico’s National Council for Culture and the Arts), Mexican filmmaker Mariana Chenillo received the Best Director Award for her film “Five days without Nora” at Moscow’s International Film Festival.
Moscow’s International Film Festival has been held every year since 1935, is the second oldest film festival in the world after the Venice Film Festival, and is considered one of the most prestigious in the world.
“Receiving this award has been one of the most significant events of my life,” Chenillo said on having won the award in Russia …