ACE New York Annouced 49th Annual Film Winners

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

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The Association of Latin Entertainment Critics announced in New York the 49th annual international film winners with a press release published at its official websites.

“Vestido de Novia” got Best Film prize, while Best Director was granted Arturo Sotto Díaz (Cuba), for “Boccaccerías habaneras”, both production being Cuban. In the category Best Documentary the winner is Artur Balder (United States), for his work as director and editor of “The reality of the imaginary” (also won Best Documentary from Latin ACE Awards past year for his film ‘Little Spain’), while Nitsy Grau is granted with the Opera Prima Award for her directing debut at the Ecuador-Hollland production “Medardo”.

The rest of the list grants actor Tenoch Huerta Mejía (Mexico) with Best Leading Actor award in ‘Days of grace’, while Best Supporting Actor is for Spanish actor Carlos Bardem, also for a role in the film ‘Days of grace’, a Mexican production. Best Leading Actress goes to Isabel Santos in recognition for her role in ‘Vestido de novia’, and Best Supporting Actress goes to Geraldine Chaplin for her role in ‘Sand Dollars‘, a film from the Dominican Republic.

The Film Commission granted two Special Distinctions; one for the film ‘Sand Dollars‘ from the Dominican Republic, selected to 88th Oscar Awards for Best Foreign Film competition, and another to actress Edna Lee Figueroa for her role at the Ecuadorian-Dutch film ‘Medardo’.

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