HAVANA TIMES — The Cuban film Habanastation won the popularity award at the recently concluded 16th annual Lima Film Festival, reported the Prensa Latina.
The film, directed by Ian Padron, received massive support from the public with votes in its favor cast by the overwhelming majority. It was also one of the movies with the greatest number of viewers at the Peruvian event, reads the article.
The award was accepted by the Cuban ambassador to that South American country, who reminded those present that the film was made solely by the Cuban film industry, without foreign support in its production.
Another movie — Historias que solo existen cuando son recordadas, a debut work by Brazil’s Julia Murat — was the main winner of the competition and received the Spondylus trophy for best fiction film.