Tuesday, January 1, 2008
“Uprooted”, by Juan Mejia Botero (Soc Doc '07), has won a number of awards from various film festivals, including:
- 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)