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iW NEWS | Corrected: “Vicious Circle” Takes Best Feature at NY Latino Fest

iW NEWS | Corrected: "Vicious Circle" Takes Best Feature at NY Latino Fest

The New York premiere of Paul Boyd‘s feature “Vicious Circle” won the best film prize at the New York International Latino Film Festival over the weekend, capping the six-day event. Set in modern-day Venice, CA, the film is described as a “tragic punk rock Latino love story,” with a “teenage Romeo and Juliet murder mystery twist.” “La Americana” by Nicholas Bruckman and co-director John Mattiuzzi and “Transvestites Also Cry” by Sebastiano d’Ayala Valva tied for best documentary, while [correction] Juan Manuel Betancourt won the best short award for “Rojo Red” and the Heineken Red Star Award for a film the pushes the envelope went to [correction] Cristobal Valderrama for “Malta Con Huevo.” [Brian Brooks]

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