GIFF 20 Award and Closing Ceremony

GIFF 20 Award and Closing Ceremony

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As part of the closing of the twentieth edition of the Guanajuato International Film Festival that took place at the Teatro Juarez, Sarah Hoch, executive director of the festival, thanked the special guests, filmmakers, actors, staff and especially the general public for having made GIFF 2017 a great festival full of movies, in addition to recording the importance of this edition for the first two decades of the film encounter.

The Official Selection of this year was constituted by great national and international films, giving the public a great variety of genres and stories to see. During the closing ceremony the winners of the different competing categories were announced, continuation of the list.

Best International Feature Film Fiction

Sexy Durga – Sanal Kumar Sasidharan – India

Best Mexican Feature Film Fiction

Los años azules – Sofía Gómez – México

Best Short Film Fiction International

Welcome Home Allen – Andrew Kavanagh – Australia

Best Mexican Short Film

Loving South – Oliver Rendon – México

Best Mexican Short Documentary

Nos faltan – Emilio Ramos, Lucia Gajá – México

Best Mexican Feature Documentary

Etiqueta no rigurosa – Cristina Herrera – México

Best Long Documentary International

Derniers jours à Shibati – Hendrick Dusollier – Francia

Best Short Documentary  International

En la boca – Matteo Gariglio – Suiza

Best Experimental Short

Find Fix Finish – Cruiziat Sylvain, Zhluktenko Mila – Alemania

Best Short Animation

The Absence of Eddy Table – Rune Spaans – Noruega

Best Guanajuato Film

Los árboles no dejan ver el bosque – Gaston Andrade – México

SIGNIS Award Best Short Fiction International

Scris / Nescris – Adrian Silisteanu – Rumania

WIF Award for Best Short Fiction by a Female Director

Selva – Sofía Quirós – Costa Rica, Chile, Argentina