New York Latino Film Festival

NAME OF FESTIVAL: New York Latino Film Festival
SINCE: 1999
WHERE: New York, New York
WEBSITE: www.nylatinofilm.com
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: Launched in1999, the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) is now the premier Urban Latino film event in the country.

Venezuelan film The Rumble of the Stones is Big Winner at HBO NY International Latino Film Festival

Venezuelan film The Rumble of the Stones is Big Winner at HBO NY International Latino Film Festival

The films Under My Nails took the top US film prize, and the Venezuelan film The Rumble of the Stones took the top international prize as well as best director prize for Alejandro Bellame Palacios at the 2012 HBO® New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF). The festival presented its 2012 awards at a ceremony on Sunday, August 19, in the categories of Best Domestic Feature, Best International Feature, Best Director, Best Documentary and Best Short. 

“This year’s festival line up was outstanding in its quality and range of diversity,” said Calixto Chinchilla, NYILFF Founder and Co-Executive Director. “We hope to continue to bring the highest quality films and stories to the New York community.”

2012 NYILFF WINNERS