Tuesday, 12 July 2011

'Picnic' this year's winner of the Short Film Competition of San Pablo

JIMENA /San Pablo de Buceite A busy weekend in San Pablo: among preparations for this year's Workshops for Peace (July 21 to 30), was choosing the winner of the Short Film Competition for Peace. Some 52 short movies came in from all over the country and from Argentina and Puerto Rico. Prizes were €600 to the winner - 'Picnic' by Gerardo Herrero, of Asturias, about the consequences of war, which has won prizes at several festivals. In second place, with prize money of €300, was Entre pañuelos y Sueños, small; byAlejandro G. Salgado, of Sevilla, who tells us the story of Howard Jackson, a black character who earns his living at a traffic light in Sevilla. Prizes will be given on the 22nd at the Casa de la Cultura in San Pablo, as part of the Workshops for Peace.

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