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“Rafaela” directed by Tito Rodríguez and starring Judith Rodríguez won the Primera Mirada award during the Panama International Film Festival (IFF Panama), the Dominican Film Agency (DGCine) announced on Wednesday, 20 May 2020. The award is US$10,000. The second prize went to “La Selva,” a Cuban film, that will receive US$5,000.
Young Dominican film director Tatiana Fernández Geara also won first place in the Panama International Film Festival (IFF Panama) during their “Su Mirada” competition with her film “Vals de Santo Domingo.”
The Panama International Film Festival, (IFF Panama) is the most important film festival in Panama. It had originally been scheduled for 26 March to 1 April but was postponed due to the Covid-19 epidemic.
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