Mexico at the Oscars and at the Goyas
Throughout history, the Mexican films selected by AMACC have been nominated 20 times for the Goya Award, the last nomination was in 2021 for the film The Wolves, of Samuel Kishi Leopo; and on three occasions Mexican cinematography has been distinguished for Best Ibero-American Film with the Goya: in 1996, the alley of miraclesdirected by Jorge Fons, in 1978, What matters is livingof Luis Alcoriza and in 2019 Rome of Alfonso Cuaron.
On nine occasions the films selected by the AMACC have been nominated by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences of the United States of America The most recent were in: 2011, beautiful, of Alejandro G. Iñárrituand in 2007, The Pan’s Labyrinthof Guillermo del Toro. For the first time in 2019, Mexico won the Oscar for Best Foreign Film, for the film Rome by Alfonso Cuaron.
The call was open from August 10 to 31, being registered: BARDO, false chronicle of a few truthsby Alejandro G. Iñárritu; The hole in the fence, of Joaquin del Paso; Box, of Lawrence Beams; Fire nightof Tatiana Huezo; mixtec knotof Angeles Cruz; presences, of Luis Mandoki; A cop movie, of Alonso Ruizpalacios.
The next December 21 will be announced the short list on which the more than 7,000 academics will be able to decide. He Nominees will be announced on January 24 and the Oscar ceremony will be held on March 12 from the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles. For their part, the Goya will be held on March 11 from Seville.