The Mexico International Film Festival and Awards has become an important awards event within the film industry and a centerpiece for promoting and growing the thriving arts and culture community of Mexico. Founded on the premise that the language of film is universal and a dynamic force in bridging cultural understanding, the event celebrates and recognizes the very best of international independent cinema from around the world.
Held annually each May, the Mexico International Film Festival and Awards is an extraordinary celebration of cinematic discovery and innovation. Each year we honor the best from around the world in various competition categories including Feature Films, Documentaries, Short Films, Foreign Films, Mexican Films, a short and feature length Screenplay Competition, Music Videos, Experimental Films, Television Pilots, Environmental Films, and more. In addition, Special Jury Prizes are awarded to several standout films and screenplays at the discretion of the Official Jury.
GOSHEN: Places of Refuge for the Running People is Winner of the Golden Palm Award for the Documentary Features Competition. GOSHEN was selected from among several hundred film and screenplays submitted from over 30 countries around the world.
2015 AWARD WINNERS: http://www.mexicofilmfestival.com/2015-winners
Filming location in the Copper Canyons, Mexico.