CENIZAS | Film Festivals
After its commercial release in Ecuador an Uruguay, CENIZAS won several awards at international film festivals such as the Festival Internacional de Cine de las Alturas (Best Film and Best Actor), Kunturñawi Film Festival (Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing), the Guayaquil International Film Festival (Best Film and Best Actor), and the Hispanic Culture Film Festival Saint Augustine (Best Film, Best Director). Additionally, actress Samanta Caicedo received an Special Recognition for her work in CENIZAS at the Muestra de Cine Línea Imaginaria en Madrid.
CENIZAS has been selected in competition in important festivals around the world such as the Miami Film Festival, Havana Film Festival, Festival do Rio, Kolkata International Film Festival, IFFPanama, etc.
“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