Mexican Film EL INFIERNO Wins Havana Film Festival


Mexican film El infierno / Hell (pictured) by Luis Estrada won the Primer Premio Coral as Best Feature Film at the 33rd annual edition of the Havana Film Festival in Cuba that comes to an end today. The jury gave the second prize (Segundo Premio Coral) to Karim Aïnouz's O abismo prateado / The Silver Cliff from Brazil, whilst the award for Best Director went to José Padilha for Tropa de elite 2, O inimigo agora é outro / Elite Squad 2 / The Enemy Within.

In the documentary category, the prize for Best Film was awarded to Alejandra Sánchez Orozco's Agnus Dei, cordero de dios / Agnus Dei, Lamb of God; and in the Best First Film category, the top prize went to the Guatemalan film Distancia by Sergio Ramírez.