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2012 New York International Film Festival Awards - List of Winners
By Latina Staff | 08/20/2012 - 15:28

Indie film lovers were in for a treat as the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) presented over 30 features last week. The event, sponsored by HBO, ended yesterday with a ceremony honoring the best films in the categories including, “Best Short” and “Best International Feature.” The prizes varied and included up to $5,000 in cash. Not a bad way to end the festival!

Here’s the list of NYILFF winners:

Best Short: Pescadora


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Our 5 Favorite Films from the New York International Latino Film Festival
By Amaris Castillo | 08/25/2011 - 10:45

The 12th Annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) just wrapped up and we learned so much about our vibrant Latin culture from the entertaining and diverse movies that were screened from all over the U.S. and Latin America. From animated Cuban lovers united by music to Pitbull sharing his fondest childhood memory, there was something for everyone.

Here are our highlights:


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Movies and Music at the 10th Annual NYILFF
By Grace Bastidas | 07/27/2009 - 11:23

The New York International Latino Film Festival kicks off today and the schedule is brimming with movies about (and starring) some of our favorite musicians. Here’s what I’m looking forward to checking out:

Calle 13: Sin Mapa (July 29) follows the Puerto Rican reggaetoneros as they travel across South America exploring indigenous music and culture with only a cameraman in tow. I can’t wait to see if anyone recognizes the guys as they make their way through Macchu Picchu and other sacred sites.


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