Awards and Nominations

Letter to My Mother (19 Min)
 

Awards:


1.    15th Mexico Shorts
       Mexico City, Mexico
       September 18 – 29, 2020
       Latin American Premiere
       Special Jury Mention, International Documentary Competition
       http://shortsmexico.com/ganadores-2020/
       Interview: https://vimeo.com/463229526

2.    23rd Indie Memphis Int. Film Festival
       Memphis, United States
       October 21, 2020
       Memphis Premiere
       Audience Award, Experimental Competition
       https://www.indiememphis.org/2020-awards
       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Waqm-5j4aE&feature=emb_title 

 


3.    23rd Indie Memphis Int. Film Festival
       Memphis, United States
       October 21, 2020
       Memphis Premiere
       Special Jury Prize
       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ayw6UH8x7Pc&t=1646s

4.    Venice Intercultural Film Festival
       Venice, Italy
       May 14, 2020
       National Premiere
       Winner of Best Short Doc. on Human Rights
       https://www.fortinfest.org/best-doc-human-rights/?lang=en
       Interview: http://www.cinematicperception.com/category/uncategorized/

5.    Indiex Film Festival
       Los Angeles, United States
       July 15, 2020
       American Premiere
       Winner of the Best Short Doc.
       https://indiexfest.com/2020/07/14/letter-to-my-mother/
       https://indiexfest.com/award-winners-july-2020/

6.    Impact Docs Awards
       San Diego, California, United States
       July 28, 2020
       California Premiere
       Winner of the Award of Recognition
       https://impactdocsawards.com/awards-of-recognition-july-2020/

7.    12th Tagore International Film Festival
       Bolpur, India
       April 21, 2020
       National Premiere
       Winner of the Outstanding Achievement Award
       https://tiff-b.com/films-of-the-month-april-2020/

8.    Luminous Frames Film Festival
       Denmark
       October 23 – 24, 2020
       Danish Premiere
       Winner of the Best Documentary Short
       https://www.luminousframes.org/winners---page-1

9.     Ontario International Film Festival
        Ontario, Canada
        October 16 – 25, 2020
        Winner of Best Int. Documentary Film
        https://www.odishanewstimes.com/2020/10/29/ontario-international-film-festival-award-2020film-from-odisha-josef-born-in-grace-win-several-prize/

10.    3rd Rangkarmi International Short Film Festival
         Mumbai, India
         November 27, 2020
         Mumbai Premiere
         First Prize, Best Documentary Film 
              

 https://www.facebook.com/690146381366905/photos/a.695541457494064/1253372668377604/

11.    15th Bridge Film Festival
         Vancouver, Canada
         May 6– 7, 2021
         Winner of Best Dramatic Short Film
         http://bridge-fest.com/

 


Nominations:


1.    Kasseler Documentary Film Festival
       Berlin, Germany
       November 15, 2019
       National Premiere
       Nomination for the Golden Key Award
       https://www.kasselerdokfest.de/en/online-programm/2019-11-15/p-13fe8c98-34ed-4649-9ee1-38ce9c47435d

2.    34th Mix Milano Film Festival
       Milan, Italy
       September 17, 2020
       Regional Premiere
       Nomination for the best Short Film
       http://festivalmixmilano.com/portfolio/queer_shorts_art_of_survival/

3.    35th Lovers Film Festival
       Turin, Italy
       October 22, 2020
       Turin Premiere
       International Short Competition
       https://www.loversff.com/it/scheda-film/174/

4.    27th Blue Sea Film Festival
       Rauma, Finland
       August 21, 2020
       Finnish Premiere
       26th BALTIC HERRING Short Film Competition
       http://www.blueseafilmfestival.net/finalistit/

5.    26th Chéries-Chéris Festival
       Paris, France
       November 14 - 20, 2020
       Nomination for Queer Shorts
       https://cheries-cheris.com/festival/films/competition-courts-metrages-queer-mada/

6.    23rd Indie Memphis Int. Film Festival
       Memphis, United States
       October 21, 2020
       Memphis Premiere
       Special Jury Mention, Experimental Competition
       https://indiememphis2020.eventive.org/films/5f68063a2a2e3800982a257c

7.    22nd International Youth Media Festival YOUKI
       Wels, Austria
       November 17, 2020
       Austrian Premiere
       International Competition
       http://www.youki.at/film/letter-to-my-mother-%d9%85%d8%b1%d8%af%d8%a7%d9%85-%d9%87%d8%a8-%db%8c%d8%a7-%d9%87%d9%85%d8%a7%d9%86

8.    22nd Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival
       Belo Horizonte, Brazil
       October 22, 2020
       Brazilian Premiere
       Official Selection, Political body
       http://www.festivaldecurtasbh.com.br/en/filmes/letter-to-my-mother/

9.    15th Mexico Shorts
       Mexico City, Mexico
       September 2-9, 2020
       Latin American Premiere
       International Queer Shorts Competition (LGBTQIA+)
       http://shortsmexico.com/seleccion-oficial-muestra/

10.  15th Mexico Shorts
       Mexico City, Mexico
       September 2-9, 2020
       Latin American Premiere
       Int. Documentary Competition (LGBTQ+)
       http://shortsmexico.com/seleccion-oficial-edicion-15/

 

11.  15th Queer Xposed Film Festival
       Berlin, Germany
       May 10, 2020
       Nomination for the Lolly Award
       http://www.xposedfilmfestival.com

12.    18th Cinemadamare Film Festival
         Rome, Italy
         August 5, 2020
         Regional (Rome) Premiere
         Main competition
         https://www.cinemadamare.com/en/official-selection

13.    14th Lublin International Film Festival
          Lublin, Poland
          November 23, 2020
          Polish Premiere
          Nominated for the best Short Film
          http://ck.lublin.pl/en/wydarzenie/harsh-reality-online/date/202011251630/

14.    9th Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival
         Palma de Mallorca, Spain
         October 23, 2020
         Spanish Premiere
         Official Selection
         https://www.evolutionfilmfestival.com/short-films

15.    10th Sicilia Queer film fest
         Palermo, Italy
         September 19, 2020
         Queer Short Competition
         http://www.siciliaqueerfilmfest.it/edizioni/sicilia-queer-2020/queer-short-2020/letter-to-my-mother

16.     9th Ultra Cinema
          Tepic, Nay, Mexico
          November 13, 2020
          No Premiere
          Nominated for the best Short Film
          http://ultracinema.x10.mx/?mc_cid=334e6e619d&mc_eid=4ea4c82681

17.    10th Ecrans Mixtes
         Lyon, France
         October 29, 2020
         No Premiere
         Nominated for the Exrans Mixtes Award
         http://festival-em.org

18.    Venice Intercultural Film Festival
         Venice, Italy
         May 14, 2020
         National Premiere
         Nomination for the Best Documentary on Human Rights
         https://www.fortinfest.org/best-doc-human-rights/

19.    Indiex Film Festival
         Los Angeles, United States
         July 15, 2020
         American Premiere
         Winner of The Best Short Documentary
         https://indiexfest.com/2020/07/14/letter-to-my-mother/

20.    Impact DOCS Awards
         San Diego, California, United States
         July 28, 2020
         California Premiere
         Nomination for the Best Short Documentary
         https://impactdocsawards.com/awards-of-recognition-july-2020/

21.    12th Tagore International Film Festival
          Bolpur, India
          April 21, 2020
          National
          Nomination for the Best Short Film
          https://tiff-b.com

22.    6th Int. Queer and Migrant Film Fest. Amsterdam
         Amsterdam, Netherlands
         December 3, 2020
         Netherlands Premiere
         Official Selection
         https://iqmf.nl/programme/iqmf-double-bill-letter-to-my-mother-scenes-i-imagine/

23.    6th Secs Fest
         Seattle, United States
         September 11, 2020
         American Premiere
         Nominated for best short film
         https://www.secsfest.org/letter-to-my-mother/

24.    5th Festival Du Film Jeune De Lyon
         Lyon, France
         September 19, 2020
         French Premiere
         Nomination for the best Documentary
         https://etoiles.lyonyoungfilmfest.fr/letter-to-my-mother

25.    Point of PreVyou Film Festival, Babylon Kino
         Berlin, Germany
         April 25, 2020
         Berlin Premiere
         Nominated for the best short film
         https://prevyou.de

26.    Les Mains Gauches, Queer Feminist Short Film Fest.
         Marseille, France
         May 26, 2020
         Marseille Premiere
         Semi-Finalist
         http://lesmainsgauches.fr/

27.    IndieX Film Festival
         Los Angeles, United States
         August 15, 2020
         American Premiere
         Nomination for the best short Documentary
         https://indiexfest.com

28.    Kalakari Film Fest
         Dewas, Malwa, India
         August 25, 2020
         No Premiere
         Official Selection
         https://www.rishinikam-kalakari.com

29.    6th Concepcion Independent Film Awards
         Concepción, Chile
         August 7, 2020
         Chile Premiere
         Official Selection
         https://concepcionindependentfilmawards.wordpress.com

30.    Humano Film Festival
         Baja California, Mexico
         September 17, 2020
         Nomination for the best short film
         https://www.filminlatino.mx/corto/carta-para-mi-madre

31.    6th Lonely Seal Int. Film, Screenplay and Music Fest.
         Arlington, Massachusetts, United States
         October 7, 2020
         Official Selection
         https://www.imdb.com/title/tt12004246/

32.    Aab International Film Festival
         Punjab, India
         August 8, 2020
         Nomination for the best documentary
         https://www.aabfest.com/august-2020

33.    Alvsbyn Film Festival
         Alvsbyn, Sweden
         September 4, 2020
         Swedish Premiere
         Official Selection
         https://alvsbynfilmfestival.se

34.    RAINBOW Cinema Awards - LGBT Film Festival
         New York, United States
         August 28, 2020
         Semi-Finalist
         http://rainbow.cawards.org

35.    3rd Rangkarmi International Short Film Festival
         Mumbai, India
         November 27, 2020
         Mumbai Premiere
         Nominated for the best Short Film
         https://www.facebook.com/pages/category/Event/Rangkarmi-International-Short-Film-Festival-690146381366905

36.    4th Director's Cut International Film Festival
         British Columbia, Canada
         October 2, 2020
         Semi-Finalist
         http://myastudios.com/directors-cut-film-fest/?subpage=films

37.    7th Proceso de Error – Fest. Int. de Video Experimental
         Valparaiso, Chile
         December 9, 2020
         Valparaiso Premiere
         Official Selection
         https://tv.festhome.com/ff/proceso-de-error-festival-internacional-de-video-experimental/2303/190277

 


38.    Soura Film Festival
         Berlin, Germany
         October 4, 2020
         No Premiere
         Xposed Love Letters
         http://sourafilmfest.com/letter-to-my-mother/

39.    Indie Short Awards
         Buenos Aires, Argentina
         December 8, 2020
         Argentinian Premiere
         Nomination for the best short Film
         https://www.indieshortsawards.com/buenosaires/quarterly-festival/

40.    Linz International Short Film Festival
         Linz, Austria
         12 - 15, 2020
         Austrian Premiere
         Nomination for the best short film
         https://www.linzisfilmfestival.com/official-film-selection
         Interview: https://linzisff.festivee.com/im-listening-letter-to-my-mother-interview

41.    Human-Environment Care Film Festival HECFF
         Ontario, Canada
         November 5 – 8, 2020
         Official Selection
         https://www.hecarefestival.com/winners-and-nominees

42.    Festival Ecuatoriano de Cine Atuk
         Pichincha, Ecuador
         Ecuador Premiere
         Official Selection
         https://www.instagram.com/festival_atuk

43.    15th Bridge Film Festival
         Vancouver, Canada
         May 6– 7, 2021
         Official Selection
         http://bridge-fest.com

44.    Golden Short Film Festival
         Abruzzo, Italy
         January 2, 2021
         Official Selection
         http://www.goldenshortfestival.com/home

45.    Cinalfama
         Lisbon, Portugal
         January 28, 2021
         Portugese Premiere
         Official Selection
         https://www.cinalfama.com/programme

46.    Luminous Frames Film Festival
         Denmark
         October 23 – 24, 2020
         Danish Premiere
         Winner of Best Documentary Short 
         Nomination for Best Editing and Best Producer
         https://leiturafilmica.com.br/letter-to-my-mother/

47.    Ontario International Film Festival
         Ontario, Canada
         October 16 – 25, 2020
         Winner of Best International Documentary Film
         https://oniff.eventive.org/films/5f487c236a8be8004504c059

48.    Muestra Erotica
         Bogota, Colombia
         October 1 – 17, 2020
         Colombian Premiere
         Official Selection
         https://festhome.com/en/festival/muestra-de-cine-erotico-y-pos-porno-de-bogota

49.    Cinema d’iDEA
         Rome, Italy
         November 15 – 21, 2020
         Official Selection
         https://streeen.org/film/letter-to-my-mother/

50.    Mediterranean Film Festival Cannes
         Cannes, France
         November 27 – 30, 2020
         Official Selection
         https://www.mediterraneanfilmfestivalcannes.com/festival-2020

51.    Ficma 2020
         Mexico City, Mexico
         December 1-5, 2020
         Official Selection
         https://www.ficmafest.org


52.    Bari International Gender Film Festival
         Bari, Italy
         December 3-12, 2020
         Official Selection
         http://www.bigff.it/programma-2020


53.    Holland Film Festival
         North Holland, Netherlands
         June, 2021
         Official Selection
         http://www.hollandfilmfestival.nl


54.    GRRL HAUS CINEMA
         Berlin, Germany
         Postponed
         Official Selection
         https://www.grrlhauscinema.com/


55.    International Film Festival GLBT 2020 ¨ Santo Domingo OUTFEST

         Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
         Dec 2020
         https://www.facebook.com/sdqoutfest
         

56.    12th Reel Desires: Chennai International Queer Film Festival, 

         Chennai, India,
         December 2020, 01.12 - 13.12
         Int. Competition
         http://orinam.net/content/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/CIQFF-2020-Brochure-Final.pdfestival information


57.    Indo French International Film Festival, 

         Pondicherry, India
         December 2020, 01.12 - 13.12
         Int. Competition
         https://www.facebook.com/Indo-French-International-Film-Festival-103114998287456

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