Gastón Solnicki's PAPIROSEN Named Best Argentine Film at BAFICI

The Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival (Festival de Cine Independiente de Buenos Aires, BAFICI) announced the winners for its 14th edition that opened April 11 and concludes tomorrow, April 22. Papirosen (pictued) by Gastón Solnicki's was awarded the prize as Best Film in the Argentine Cinema competition of the festival, whilst filmmaker Luis Ortega took the prize as Best Director for his film Dromómanos / Roamers, and José Luis García's La chica del sur / The Girl from the South received a Special Mention from the Jury in the same category.

Additionally, the festival also gives a prize for Best Argentine film in the international section, and this year the prize went Gabriel Medina's La araña vampiro / The Vampire Spider.