Leonor Teles awarded in Belo Horizonte

Batrachian's Ballad, directed by Leonor Teles, has another award to the trophies won in Berlin and Hong Kong in the short films category, respectively the Golden Bear and the Firebird Award. This time the film has won in Brazil, the Best International Film of the Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival.

The jury constituted by Thiago Macedo Correia, Ana Lucia Andrade and Tania Anaya, has stated that "The young filmmaker opposes the historic European xenophobia by seeking to establish a fighting chance, calling the new generations to go against society's prevalent prejudices."

The 18th edition of Belo Horizonte International Short Film Festival runned from the 5th to 14th August.

[18/08/2016]