Eight Out Of Ten (Ocho De Cada Diez) directed by Sergio Umansky Brener
Eight Out Of Ten (Ocho De Cada Diez) directed by Sergio Umansky Brener

Cine Las Americas International Film Festival (CLAIFF22) concluded on Sunday with announcements of the winners of the 22nd edition of the Festival. The evening’s ceremony was followed by a screening of the closing night film, the Peruvian box-office hit Don’t Call Me a Spinster (No me digas solterona) with writer and director Ani Alva Helfer in attendance.

The Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature was awarded to Eight Out Of Ten (Ocho De Cada Diez) directed by Sergio Umansky Brener of Mexico, and the Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature went to Warrior Women directed by Elizabeth Castle and Christina D. King. The Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature went to Collisions directed by Richard Levien and the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature went to Midnight Family directed by Luke Lorentzen.

The festival granted jury and audience awards in ten categories, including the annual Hecho en Tejas competition, and the Emergencia Youth Film competition.

22nd CINE LAS AMERICAS INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL AWARDS

Narrative Feature Competition (for a 1st or 2nd Feature)

Jury Award for Best Narrative Feature
OCHO DE CADA DIEZ (EIGHT OUT OF TEN)
Dir. Sergio Umansky Brener, Mexico

Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature
COLLISIONS
Dir. Richard Levien, USA

Documentary Feature Competition

Jury Award for Best Documentary Feature
WARRIOR WOMEN
Dirs. Elizabeth Castle, Christina D. King, USA

Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature
MIDNIGHT FAMILY
Dir. Luke Lorentzen, Mexico

Narrative Short Film Competition

Jury Award for Best Narrative Short
O ÓRFÃO (THE ORPHAN)
Dir. Carolina Markowicz, Brazil

Documentary Short Competition

Jury Award for Best Documentary Short
ABRÁZAME
Dir. Jas Doyle Pitt, Bolivia/UK

Hecho en Tejas Competition

Texas Archive of the Moving Image (TAMI) Award
PLANE PRETEND
Dir. Sharon Arteaga, USA

Hecho en Tejas Audience Award
PLANE PRETEND
Dir. Sharon Arteaga, USA

Music Video Competition

Audience Award for Best Music Video
FANTASIA
Dir. Caitlin Díaz, USA

Emergencia Youth Film Competition

Audience Award for Best Youth Film
I’M HUMAN TOO
Dir. Jonathan Landeros,
Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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