The jury that participated in the fifteenth edition of the Monterrey International Festival tonight selected the winners of the contest in their different categories.

The award was held at the Theater of the Center of the Arts, after the tribute paid to the Mexican artist, Eugenio Caballero.

Then the winners of the Silver Kid and the mentions granted in the following categories:

Mexican Feature Films in Competition:

Juries: Antonio Costa V, Michael Alalu and Paul Vaca.

Best Mexican Documentary Feature: 45 days in Jarbar de César Aréchiga

Jury Mention: Midnight Family by Luke Lorentzen

Best Mexican Fiction Feature: I need love from Pepe Valle

Jury Mention: Huachicolero by Edgar Nito

Best Feature Film in Nuevo León: Fin Amor by Raúl Quintanilla Alvarado

Mention of the Jury: The great leap of Jorge Porras

International Feature Films in Competition

Juries: Erick García Corona, Rodolfo Castillo-Morales and Sofía Segovia.

Best International Animated Feature: Black is Beltza by Fermín Muguruza

Best International Documentary Feature: Notes for a robbery movie by Leon Siminiani

Jury Mention: The Kings of Bettina Perut, Iván Osnovikoff

Best International Fiction Feature: Give me liberty by Kirill Mikhanovsky


Juries: Carlos Gómez Iniesta, Carlos Mendoza Guillén, and Fredel Saed Raffoul

Best KinoStart Short Film 2019: Before entering, let Gustavo Gamero leave

Short films in Competition

Juries: Mónica Salazar, Nino Cozzi and Rubén Gutiérrez

Best International Documentary Short Film: Prisoner of Society by Rati Tsiteladze

Best Short International Animation: Acid Rain by Tomek Popakul

Honorable Mention: Best Documentary Narrative: The Dead by Gonçalo Robalo

Best International Fiction Short Film: Autumn Waltz by Ognjen Petković

Honorable Mention: Screenplay and direction: The Liberation of Harold Kvist by Melina Marak

Best Mexican Short Animated Film: White Lobster by Paul Gómez López

Honorable Mention: Technical Execution: Involution by Edgar Romero Pérez

Best Mexican Documentary Short Film and Best Nuevo León Documentary: The brave sees death only once by Diego Enrique Osorno

Honorable Mention: Theme: The burning sea of ​​Carlos Armella

Honorable Mention: Direction: La Bruja de Texcoco by Cecilia Villaverde and Alejandro Paredes

Best Mexican Fiction Short Film: A Song for María de Omar Deneb Juárez


For Best International Feature Film: Inventing Tomorrow by Laura Nix

To the Best Mexican Feature Film: Jorge Porras’ great leap

Art Kingdom Award: The great leap of Jorge Porras