Juan Mejia Botero's Uprooted Wins Numerous Awards

January 1, 2008 (All day)

“Uprooted”, by Juan Mejia Botero (Soc Doc '07), has won a number of awards from various film festivals, including:

Awards:

  • Audience Choice Awards at the San Francisco International Latino Film Festival.
  • Audience Choice Award at the Jackson Heights Film Festival, NYC.
  • Best Student Feature at the San Francisco International Latino Film Festival.
  • Best Documentary Nominee at the Angelus International Student Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Walter Mosley Award Nominee at the REAL LIFE Documentary Festival in Accra, Ghana.
  • Best Short Documentary at the Global Community Festival (COMMFFEST) in Toronto, Canada.

Official selection at:

  • San Diego Black Film Festival
  • Boston International Latino Film Festival
  • Sebastopol International Documentary Festival (Sebastopol, CA.)
  • Peachtree Village International Film Festival (Atlanta, GA.)
  • Festival Cirque de Cultures (Mallorca, Spain)