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Screenwriter Aída Bortnik is her country’s lucky guionista. She has the noted distinction of having penned the screenplay for both the first Argentine film nominated for an Academy Award (The Truce, 1974) and the first Argentine film to win an Oscar (La historia oficial, 1985). Bortnik, who co-wrote the script for La historia oficial with the film’s director Luis Puenzo, earned an Academy Award nod for Best Original Screenplay for her work.

Best Original Screenplay, The Official Story, 58th Academy Awards, Nominated

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Miranda Noland,

Miranda Noland is the Senior Photo Editor for Latina.com. She handles all the photo needs for the site and occasionally writes a thing or two. Growing up in a small town in Missouri, she collected (and hoarded) magazines and dreamed of working at one someday. She studied art and design at Drury University and moved to New York City after graduating. She loves being an aunt to her two nephews and has recently moved to be closer to them. She's a pop culture junkie who watches way too much television, and she still hoards magazines.