The Mexican producer Nicolas Celis will be one of the great talents honored during the 10th edition of the Los Cabos International Film Festival 2021 because he will receive the recognition Outstanding Work in Cinema. Celis’ cinematographic abilities will not be the only ones to be recognized, as there will also be an international tribute dedicated to the American actress Ann dowd.
Nicolás Celis will shine at the festival with two important films: Drunken birds, by Ivan Grbovic, which will be the opening film of Los Cabos 2021 and which, by the way, will represent Canada in the 94th edition of the Oscars. There will also be a special function of Fire night, by Tatiana Huezo, who will represent Mexico at the Oscars 2022.
Who is Nicolás Celis?
Nicolás Celis is the founder of Pimienta Films. His work in the production work began with the short film Too easy (2007). From then on he has participated in important fiction and documentary films such as Flowers in the desert (2009), We are what we are (2010), The suffragettes (2012), Heli (2013), Desert (2015), Storm (2016), The wilderness (2016), To die in the deserts (2017), Summer birds (2018), The beast and the party (2019) and, of course, the winner of Best International Film at the Oscars: Rome (2018), by Alfonso Cuarón. He also won the Ariel Award for his work on Summer birds and Stormby Tatiana Huezo.
Tribute to actress Ann Dowd
In addition to Nicolás Celis, the American actress Ann dowd you will receive an international tribute. The actress will shine at the festival thanks to the film Massby director Fran Kranz. The ribbon is part of the Golden Screen Section Los Cabos 2021, whose viewing will only be face-to-face.
The actor has extensive experience in film and television. The most representative titles of his career are Philadelphia (1993), Law and order, St. Vincent (2014), Captain Fantastic (2016), The Leftovers, Hereditary (2018) and The Handmaid’s Tale. For this latest series, Ann Dowd won an Emmy Award in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
The tenth edition of the Los Cabos International Film Festival will take place in November 10-18, 2021 in hybrid format with functions at Cinemex and through the festival’s streaming platform. Check the details of the schedule here.
Main image photograph: Courtesy of the Los Cabos International Film Festival.
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