Best Director Award

3 Grand Prix, 1 Best Director and 2 Special Mentions for Antonio Méndez Esparza for Aquí y Allá

12 November 2012

The International Jury of the 53d Thessaloniki International Film Festival comprised of:

Thomas Elsaesser, Film theorist and academic, Germany, Jury President, Laufrey Gudjonsdottir, Programmer, consultant, founding director of the Icelandic Film Center, Iceland,
Ole Christian Madsen, Director, Denmark ; Joao Pedro Rodrigues, Director, Portugal ; Thymios Bakatakis, Cinematographer, Greece

have awarded Antonio Méndez Esparza the Best Director Award for its first Feature Aquí y Allá !

Our film also received a Special Mention in the AFI festival in Los Angeles for “its honest depiction of lives that are otherwise often invisible in our society.”

 

 

 

 

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