Award Nominees for Latino Media Fest Information

Posted by on August 30, 2017


Image Credit: FOX Searchlight 

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.



Beatriz at Dinner

Miguel Arteta (director)

Beatriz (Salma Hayek) attends a wealthy client’s dinner party where chaos ensues in this comedy-drama.



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  

The Untamed

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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