Tonight the Spanish Academy of Film Arts and Sciences presented the Goya Awards to the best of Spanish cinema and the Argentinean film Un cuento chino / A Chinese Tale by Sebastián Borensztein won the prize for Best Hispanic-American Film. Actors Angie Cepeda and Ricardo Darín, the protagonists of the winning film, were the ones that presented the award at a ceremony in Madrid.

Un cuento chino, which was the highest grossing local film in Argentina in 2011, tells the story revolving the encounter between Roberto (played by Darín) and a young Chinese boy. The other films nominated in the same category were Gerardo Naranjo's Miss Bala (Mexico); Andrés Wood's Violeta Went to Heaven / Violeta se fue a los cielos by Andrés Wood (Chile) and Gerardo Chijona's Boleto al paraíso / Ticket to Paradise (Cuba).

With 14 Goya Awards, Argentina is the Latin American country that has won the most times in this category (out of 24 times), since it was created in 1987.