White Sugar in a Black Pot, a film directed by Rachel I. Johnson and which stars Jorge Pupo, won the African Movie Academy Award for Best Diaspora Short Film. The awards ceremony took place on Sunday, April 22, 2012 in Lagos, Nigeria. To find out the other winners, click here or here.
Marisol Carrere's I Am Julia, the film she co-produced (with Gloria Zelaya), co-starred in and wrote, won the Golden Palm Award (Short Film Competition) from the Mexico International Film Festival (based in Woodland Hills, California). The film is directed by David Capurso and stars Leidi Salazar, Carolina Ravassa, Carrere, Doua Moua, Tationna Bousier, Brenda Gómez, Zahaira Curiel and Tamara Turner. For more information, click here. There will be a screening of the film on May 8, 2012 at Anthology Film Archives in Manhattan's East Village.
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