Here are the nominees for the 7th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards

Source: Cinema Tropical Press Release 

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Cinema Tropical shared the nominees for the 7th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards. The winners will be announced at a special reception at the New York Times Company headquarters in New York City on Jan. 13, 2017. The winning films will then be showcased as part of the Cinema Tropical Festival at the Museum of the Moving Image this winter.

The 2016 Jury members are Carlos Aguilar, Fabio Andrade, Ela Bittencourt, Eric Hynes, Toby Lee, Ruth Somalo, Michael Gibbons, Manuel Betancourt, and Cnythia Lopez.

So there are twenty-three films from eight countries that have been nominated. The event honors the best Latin American film production of the year in six different categories. Those categories include Best Feature Film, Best Documentary, Best Director, Fiction Film; Best Director, Documentary Film; Best First Film, and Best U.S. Latino Film. 

All the films that are listed had a minimum of 60 minutes in length and premiered between April 1, 2015 and March 31, 2016.

So here are the nominees of the 7th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards:

Best Feature Film:
"Bleak Street"
"El Movimiento"
"Embrace of the Serpent"
"I Promise You Anarchy"
"Neon Bull"

Best Director, Fiction Film:
Federico Veiroj ("The Apostate")
Arturo Ripstein ("Bleak Street")
Circo Guerra ("Embrace of the Serpent")
Nelson Carlo de los Santos ("Santa Teresa and Other Stories)
Marilla Rocha "Where I Grow Old" 

Best First Fiction Film: 
"Land and Shade"
"Osuro Animal"
"Santa Teresa and Other Stories"
"Where I Grow Old"

Best Documentary Film:
"Damiana Krygi"
"The Man Who Saw To Much"
"Plaza de la Soledad"
"The Wind Knows I'm Coming Home"

Best Director, Documentary Film:
Carlos Nader ("JL's Passion")
Maya Goded "Plaza de la Soledad")
Tatiana Huezo "Tempestad"
Ivan Osnovikoff, Bettina Perut ("Surire")
Jose Luis Torres Levia ("The Wind Knows I'm Coming Home")

Best U.S. Latino Film:
"Los Sures"
"Lucha Mexico"
"When Two Worlds Collide" 

So good luck to all of the nominees!