The Argentine film Ciencias naturales / Natural Sciences (pictured), the directorial debut by Matía Luchessi was the top winner at the Guadalajara taking the prizes for Best Ibero-American film, Best Actress and Best Screenplay. The Jury Special Prize went to Marcelo Gomes and Cao Guimaraes' O Homem das Multidões / The Man of the Crowd, which also received the award for Best Cinematography.
Brazilian director Fernando Coimbra was awarded the prize for Best Director for his film O Lobo atrás da porta / A Wolf at the Door. Los Ángeles, a German-Mexican co-production directed by American filmmaker Damian John Harper was awarded the prize for Best First Film.
In the Mexican competition, Nicolás Echeverría's documentary Ecos de la montaña / Echos of the Mountain was the winner of the Best Film award. The film also received a Special Jury Prize in the Ibero-American documentary competition. The Chilean film La última estación / The Last Station was named Best Ibero-American Documentary of the festival.
The 29th edition of the Guadalajara Film Festival tool place March 21-30 in Mexico.