The Brazilian film Os últimos cangaçeiros / The Last Cangaceiros by Wolney Oliveira received the top prize for Best Ibero-American Documentary Film at the 7th edition of DocsDF in Mexico City, which ran November 8-18. The awarded film tells the story of Durvinha and Moreno, a couple from the northeast of Brazil that have kept their true identities for over 50 years. They were part of the group of outlaws of Lampião: the most famous and controversial Brazilian bandit of his time.
The Ibero-American competition jury gave a Special Mention to the Ecuadorean documentary film Con mi corazón en Yambo / With My Heart in Yambo by Fernanda Restrepo.
Diana Garay's Mi amiga Bety / My Friend Bety won the prize for Best Mexican Documentary Film. The film tells the story of Bety, a childhood friend of the filmmaker who is in jail accused of having killed her mother. Mariela Zunino's Hasta ahí te mueves / You Move Till There received a Special Jury Mention in the same competiton.