December 4, 2016
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Audience Choice Awards Given At Latino Festival

 LOS ANGELES -- The 2010 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival (LALIFF) and Cinelatino, the leading Spanish-language movie channel in the United States, proudly announced the winners of the "Cinelatino Audience Choice Awards" for Best Feature and Best Documentary at the close of the seven-day Festival.  For the first year in LALIFF history, the winners of the audience awards will receive a$1,000 cash prize each on behalf of Cinelatino.

The winners of the 2010 Cinelatino Audience Choice Awards are "Hermano" (Brother), directed by Marcel Rasquin, for Best Feature, and Harvest of Loneliness, directed by Gilbert Gonzalez's and Vivian Price, for Best Documentary.  

More than 15,000 people attended the 2010 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival, which was made up of more than 91 feature films, shorts and documentaries from 20 different countries. Following the presentation of each film, the audience had the opportunity to rate the film on a four-point scale.  

"It's an honor for us to present the Audience Choice Awards at the 2010 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival," said James M. McNamara, Chairman of Cinelatino.  "We congratulate all of the filmmakers who contributed to this incredible selection of films and we thank the public for voting and helping us honor their favorite film of the Festival."  

Cinelatino offers the widest selection of current Spanish-language blockbuster hits and critically-acclaimed titles from Mexico,Latin AmericaSpain and the U.S.  Numerous films presented at the Festival will be seen in the U.S. exclusively on Cinelatino, including Los Viajes del Viento, Oveja Negra, and Cuestion de Principios, among others.  

  

About Cinelatino:

Cinelatino is the leading Spanish-language premium film channel in the United States, with approximately 4 million cable and satellite subscribers on major cable, satellite and telephony providers throughout North America.  Cinelatino offers the most current Spanish-language blockbusters and critically-acclaimed titles from MexicoLatin AmericaSpain and the U.S.  Cinelatino is jointly-owned by Grupo MVS, InterMedia Partners and Panamax Films.

About Los Angeles Latino Film Festival (LALIFF):

About LALIFF: The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) was founded in 1997 by producer, director, actor and activist Edward James Olmos; independent producer and programmer Marlene Dermer, and independent film and music producer George Hernandez. LALIFF is a non-profit 501c (3) organization with the mission to support the development and exhibition of diverse visions by Latino filmmakers and to promote awareness of the richness and diversity of Latin cultures, artistry and countries through film, the most powerful medium in the world. A competitive festival with prizes, LALIFF serves as a venue where Latino filmmakers come together with industry buyers and distributors. LALIFF also offers industry workshops, panels, labs, networking receptions, educational programs, and hosts some of the best Galas in tinseltown.



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