Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival 2010 winners
The 3rd Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival (LABRFF) has just announced its winners, awarding 12 categories. Besides the trophies, the festival had special awards given by Teleimage: the best feature film received $10,000 in services and the best short film received $5,000 in services. Estúdios Quanta also rewarded the best documentary with $5,000 in services.
The awards night was presented by the Brazilian actress Rita Guedes and among the public we had Fenando Meirelles (who gave the best director award), Ash Baron Cohen, Steve Solot, Daniel Dreyfuss, Donald K. Ranvaud, Henrique Goldman, Denise Dummond, Ivan Spacek, Igor Spacek, Babi Xavier, Caco Monteiro, Tatiana Issa, Raphael Alvarez, Igor Cotrim, Fernando Pinto and many others. After the awards ceremony, Maia Entertainment announced the worldwide release of the closing night film In Therapy (Divã), directed by José Alvarenga Jr., coming up in next July.
THE WINNERS ARE:
Best American Short made by a Brazilian Director or Producer – “Deserted”
Best Special Project – “I Love John”
Best Short – “Eulália”
Best Documentary – tie with “The Man Who Bottle Clouds” (O Homem que Engarrafava Nuvens) and “DZI Croquettes”
Best Screenplay – Eduardo Valente and Felipe Bragança from “Eye of the Storm” (No Meu Lugar)
Best Cinematography – Nonato Estrela from “Love Stories Last Only 90 Minutes” (Histórias de Amor Duram Apenas 90 Minutos)
Best supporting Actor – Luiz Miranda from “Jean Charles “
Best supporting Actress – Denise Weinberg from “Time of Fear” (Salve Geral)
Best lead Actor – Chico Diaz from “Saens Pena Square” (Praca Saens Peña)
Best lead Actress – Andréa Beltrão from “Time of Fear” (Salve Geral)
Best Director – Henrique Goldman from “Jean Charles”
Best Film – “Cabeça a Prêmio”
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