July 30, 2010

The 2010 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival (LALIFF) and Cinelatino, the leading Spanish-language movie channel in the United States, proudly announced the winners of the "Cinelatino Audience Choice Awards" for Best Feature and Best Documentary at the close of the seven-day Festival, which took place on Wednesday, August 25, at the Egyptian Theater in Hollywood. For the first year in LALIFF history, the winners of the audience awards will receive a $1,000 cash prize each on behalf of Cinelatino.
   
The winners of the 2010 Cinelatino Audience Choice Awards are "Hermano" (Brother), directed by Marcel Rasquin, for Best Feature, and Ha
rvest of Loneliness, directed by Gilbert Gonzalez's and Vivian Price, for Best Documentary. 
   
More than 15,000 people attended the 2010 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival, which was made up of more than 91 feature films, shorts and documentaries from 20 different countries. Following the presentation of each film, the audience had the opportunity to rate the film on a four -point scale. 
   
"It's an honor for us to present the Audience Choice Awards at the 2010 Los Angeles Latino Film Festival," said James M. McNamara, Chairman of Cinelatino. "We congratulate all of the filmmakers who contributed to this incredible selection of films and we thank the public for voting and helping us honor their favorite film of the Festival." 
   

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