GLORIA and HALLEY Awarded in South Africa


Two Latin American films received awards at the 34th edition of the Durban Film Festival in South Africa: Chilean actress Paulina García (pictured), protagonist of Sebastián Lelio's Gloria received the prize for Best Actress (ex aequo with Canadian actress Suzanne Clement); while Matías Penachino received the prize for Best Cinematography for the Mexican film Halley, the directorial debut of Sebastián Hofmann.

The 34th edition of the South African film festival took place July 18-28. The festival also included the Chilean films Il Futuro / The Future by Alicia Scherson and No by Pablo Larraín, as well as the film Una Noche by Lucy Mulloy which was shot in Cuba.