Award Nominees for Latino Media Fest Information
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The Shape of Water
Guillermo del Toro (director, screenplay, and story)
In Cold War-era Amerca, the mute Elisa (Sally Hawkens) and Zelda (Octavia Spender) finds a strange creature part of a secret experiment.
Image Credit: LACEY TERRELL/ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS
Beatriz at Dinner
Miguel Arteta (director)
Beatriz (Salma Hayek) attends a wealthy client’s dinner party where chaos ensues in this comedy-drama.
Image Credit: Pantelion Films
Everybody Loves Somebody
Catalina Aguilar Mastretta (director, writer)
Clara (Karla Souza) asks her co-worker to pretend to be her boyfriend at a family wedding, but then her ex shows up.
Image Crediti: Magnolia Pictures
Janicza Bravo (director, writer)
Isaac (Brett Gelman)’s life unravel once his girlfriend (Judy Greer) of ten-years leave him.
Image Credit: Cinépolis Distribución / Strand Releasing
Amat Escalante (director, writer)
Alejandra (Ruth Ramos) and Ángel (Jesús Meza) is a troubled married couple who finds a creature that turns their lives upside down, as a source of destruction and pleasure.
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Lucrecia Martel (director, writer)
Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Image Credit: FilmRise
I Dream in Another Language
Ernesto Contreras (director), Carlos Contreras (writer)
In hopes to record a dying language spoken by only two people in the world, a linguist runs into trouble when he realizes the two men are feuding and will not speak to each other.
Image Credit: Film Factory Entertainment
José María Cabral (director, writer)
“Pecking,” or a variation of sign language, developed within a Dominican Republican prison and leads to a love triangle that spells trouble for all those involved.
Image Credit: Sony Pictures Classic
A Fantastic Woman
Sebastián Lelio (director, writer)
Marina (Daniela Vega), a young transgender waitress and aspiring singer, faces her boyfriend’s family after his sudden death.
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