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Miami Film Festival Announces 2018 Winners: A Sort Of Family Wins Best Film, Mateo Gil Won Best Director

MIAMI, Fla. (FNN NEWS) – The Miami Film Festival announced the winners of its  35th edition on Saturday. Film director Diego Lerman’s “A Sort of Family” took the Knight Competition for Best Film and Writer-director Mateo Gil won best director for “The Law Thermodynamics.”

The 2018 festival took place from March 9 through 18, and is the only major film festival to be produced by a college or university.

View the complete list of winners below:

    • KNIGHT MADE IN MIA AWARD
      • Gladesmen: The Last of the Sawgrass Cowboys
    • KNIGHT DOCUMENTARY ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
      • When the Beat Drops, Liyana, Amigo Skate, Cuba
    • IMDBpro SHORT FILM AWARD
      • Mother
    • RENE RODRIGUEZ AWARD
      • La Familia
    • PRECIOUS GEM AWARD
      • Kevin Chinoy & Francesca Silvestri
    • JORDAN RESSLER SCREENWRITING AWARD
      • Custody,
    • JORDAN RESSLER SCREENWRITING AWARD HONORABLE MENTION
      • Scary Mother
    • ZENO MOUNTAIN AWARD
      • Carry That Weight:  A Rockumentary
    • KNIGHT COMPETITION BEST DIRECTOR
      • Mateo Gil – The Laws of Thermodynamics
    • KNIGHT COMPETITION BEST PERFORMANCE
      • César Troncoso – Another Story of the World
    • KNIGHT COMPETITION BEST MOVIE
      •  A Sort of Family

     

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