Betzabé García

Her first feature documentary film Kings of Nowhere (2015) was the winner of the SX:Global Audience Award at SXSW, the Grand Jury Award at Full Frame Documentary Festival, the Golden Eye for Best Documentary at the Zurich Film Festival, the Cuauhtémoc MoctezumaAmbulante Post-production Grant, as well as the Program of Promotion of Projects and Cultural Joint Ventures of the National Fund for Culture and the Arts FONCA. Her short-film Porcelana (2013) won the 12th IMCINE National Short Film Competition and was awarded the Best Short Film at the 16th Guanajuato International Film Festival (2013) as well as the Best Film Award at the AluCine Latin Film + Media Arts in Toronto, and was part of the official selection of the Guadalajara International Film Festival, the Morelia International Film Festival, the International Festival of New Latin American Film Havana, among others. Her short film Venecia, Sinaloa (2011) was part of the official selection at the Morelia International Film Festival. She recently participated alongside artists such as Yoko Ono in the “Marathon 89 plus Jumex Foundation for Contemporary Art”, curated by Simon Castets and Hans Ulrich Obrist. She was also nominated for the Rolex Mentor & Scholarship Protégés Arts Initiative 2014.