It's a wrap! Thank you everyone who contributed to the success of the 19th annual Cine Las Americas International Film Festival!
In addition to welcoming over 2,500 audience members for films and special events, the festival also welcomed over 50 guests from many corners of Texas, the United States, and Latin America. The CLAIFF19 program selections included a total of 38 feature films, 61 short films, and 16 music videos; these selections represented 24 countries’ participation in the production or co-production of the projects, including Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, France, Germany, Guatemala, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, UK, Uruguay, USA, and Venezuela.
The five-day festival concluded on Sunday, May 8th with the closing night celebration and announcements of awards. The festival granted Jury and Audience Awards in nine categories, including the annual Hecho en Tejas competition, and the Emergencia Youth Film competition. For the second consecutive year, the festival featured a Best Music Video category, eligible for an Audience Award.read more