LAS ACACIAS Tops Argentina's Silver Condor Awards

Pablo Giorgelli's Las Acacias (pictured) won the prize for Best Film in the 60th edition of the Silver Condor Awards, given annually by the Argentine Film Critics Association. Carlos Sorín got the prize for Best Director for his most recent film El gato desaparece / The Cat Vanishes while Santiago Mitre's El estudiante / The Student won three awards for Best Original Screenplay, Best First Film and Breakthrough Performance.

Even though Fernando Spiner's Aballay, el hombre sin miedo / Aballay, the Man Without Fear was the most nominated film for this edition, in 11 categories, the film only got three prizes for Best Adapted Screenplay, Best Cinematography and Best Supporting Actor. The awards were given this evening at the Avenida Theater in Buenos Aires.