Guanajuato Announces its 2012 Winners


The Guanajuato Film Festival (formerly Expresión en Corto) announced the winners of its 15th edition which runs July 20-25 in Guanajuato and San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. The prize for Best Mexican First Film was awarded to Hatuey Viveros for Mi universo en minúsculas / My Universe in Lowercase, while Sebastián del Amo's El fantastic mundo de Juan Orol / The Fantastic World of Juan Orol received a Special Mention in the same category.

The prize for Best Mexican documentary went to Flor en otomí / Flower in Otomi by Luisa Riley while Karla Castañeda's La noria received the awards for Best Mexican Short Film. The festival was inaugurated last Friday with the Mexican premiere of Michel Franco's Después de Lucía / After Lucía, winner of the Un Certain Regard section at the last edition of the Cannes Film Festival.

For a complete list of winners click here.