After its commercial release in Ecuador an Uruguay, CENIZAS won several awards at the Ecuadorian film festivals Kunturñawi (Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing) and the Guayaquil International Film Festival (Best Film and Best Actor).
“Sharply observed… accomplishes the nearly impossible” – The Hollywood Reporter
“Striking” – Filmmaker Magazine
“A movie not to miss… perfectly played” - Cinema365
“Juan Sebastián has portrayed in CENIZAS the harrowing process of becoming adults, of recognizing ourselves as ephemeral, and capable of the most noble actions as well as the most perverse.” – La Barra Espaciadora
“Moving… The actor who plays Galo, Diego Naranjo, really works a miracle” – Babieca Magazine
“One of the best national premieres in recent years” – Jorge Vega Reyes
Festivals: Miami Film Festival, Havana Film Festival, Festival do Rio, IFFPanama, Kolkata International Film Festival, New York Latino Film Festival, Festival del Cinema Latino Americano di Trieste, Festival de Cine Orquidea, etc.