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The CreArte Expo Latinx Short Film Awards takes place in Brownsville, Texas. We want to encourage, support and honor emerging Latinx filmmakers and films that have Latino themes. We accept all genres, including sci-fi, fantasy, horror, animation and documentary. We will honor filmmakers whose work exemplifies originality, diversity and creativity.


The festival Jury will present one film with the Grand Jury Award. The winner will receive a $1,000 post production services award from DC Creative.


The Audience Award for Best Film will be voted on by the audience at each screening. The awards will be announced at the CreArte Expo in Brownsville.


​A highlight of the evening will be the presentation of the CreArte Expo Spirit Awards.  The award honors artists and organizations for their work in the arts, public service and social justice.  The recipients will receive a special tribute and be presented with the award. 


​We were blown away by the many great films that were submitted to us.  The judges faced the difficult task of selecting the films to present at the Expo. 


Here is the list of films and their directors that were honored.  Congratulations to all the filmmakers.

Back Home - Pedro Perez Nuñez

Conexiones: A New Orleans Mexican Connection - James Hall

Crystal Clairty - Phil Hodges

Dario - Manuel Kinzer & Jorge A. Trujillo Gil

Dia de las Carpas - João Dall'Stella

Meteorite - Mauricio Saenz

Santa - Kayden Phoenix

The Secret That Lives In Darkness - Andrea McCracken

We will present the films at the CreArte Expo Latinx Film Awards as soon as it is possible to schedule the event. 


Stay tuned for more information about this special evening and how to get tickets.


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