Mexican Films EL PREMIO and THE TINIEST PLACE Win Lima Film Fest

Mexican film El Premio (pictured) by Paula Markovitch won the top prize of the 15th edition of the Lima Film Festival that ended today. The top prize received a cash prize of $5,000 USD. The Mexican film El lugar más pequeño / The Tiniest Place by Tatiana Huezo received the award for  Best Documentary. Additionally the Mexican-Dominican co-production Jean Gentil by Laura Amelia Guzmán and Israel Cárdenas won the Special Jury Prize, whilst the prize for Best First Feature was awarded to Argentinean film Las Acacias by Pablo Giorgelli.  Argentine filmmaker Anahi Berneri was awarded as Best Director for her film Por tu culpa / It's Your Fault, and Rosario García Montero's film Las malas intenciones / The Bad Intentions won the prize as Best Peruvian Film.