The 13th Cine Las Americas International Film Festival announces the winners of the five categories of its jury competition: Best First or Second Narrative Feature, Best Narrative Short, Best Documentary Feature, Best Documentary Short, and Hecho en Tejas.
The Festival also recognizes the winners of Audience Awards.
The 2010 Best Narrative Feature Film is Mal dia para pescar (Bad Day to Go Fishing) by Director Alvaro Brechner. La tierra sin mal (The Land of No Evil) directed by Anna Recalde Miranda won the Best Documentary Feature Award.
A complete list of winners and jury members follows.
JURY AWARD WINNERS:
Narrative Feature Competition
Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature Mal dia para pescar (Bad Day to Go Fishing), Dir. Alvaro Brechner, Uruguay/Spain
Honorable Mention for Narrative Feature
Memorias del desarrollo (Memories of Overdevelopment), Dir. Miguel Coyula,
Documentary Feature Competition
Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature La tierra sin mal (The Land of No Evil), Dir. Anna Recalde Miranda, Paraguay
Which Way Home, Dir. Rebecca Cammisa, USA
Narrative Short Film Competition
El ataque de los robots de Nebulosa-5 (The Attack of the Robots from Nebula-5), Dir. Chema García Ibarra, Spain
Honorable Mention for Narrative Short
Mnemosyne Rising, Dir. Miguel Alvarez, USA
Jury Award for Best Documentary Short
Olhos de Ressaca, (Undertow Eyes), Dir. Petra Costa, Brazil
Honorable Mention for Documentary Short
Point of Entry, Dir. Zeus Quijano, Jr., USA
HECHO EN TEJAS COMPETITION:
Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) Award
When I Grow Up, Dir. Sharon Arteaga, USA
AUDIENCE AWARD WINNERS:
Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
Mal dia para pescar (Bad Day to Go Fishing), Dir. Alvaro Brechner
Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature
Which Way Home Dir. Rebecca Cammisa