Cuba, Libre? just won a Platinum Award in the 2017 Oregon International Film Awards Documentary Feature Competition.
Here’s more about the awards competition:
“The Oregon International Film Awards®, among Oregon’s most prestigious film honors, are presented annually to independent filmmakers and screenwriters from around the world who produce unique and compelling films and screenplays in several competition categories. The Oregon International Film Awards recognizes the very best in contemporary domestic and international independent cinema and screenwriting.
“The Oregon International Film Awards serves as a showcase to honor and celebrate the brightest talent in the global filmmaking community while expanding both the audience and appetite for independent film in the state of Oregon. The Oregon International Film Awards believes that independent films broaden the palette of cinema, seeding the global culture with new ideas, kindling awareness, and fostering activism. The Oregon International Film Awards is a competitive event. All films and screenplays submitted to the competition will compete for the prestigious Oregon International Film Awards across several categories and tiers.
“The Oregon International Film Awards is an international recognition platform and awards body receiving and evaluating new work from both emerging filmmakers and masters of the craft originating from nations from around the globe.
“The Oregon International Film Awards® are presented each year in several categories including four top recognition levels: Platinum, Gold, Silver and Bronze. Awards are limited and presented only to those films and filmmakers that demonstrate a superior level of craftsmanship and quality. In addition, Grand Prize awards are presented to the best project in each main competitive category and Special Jury Awards are presented to films and filmmakers that show originality of vision and creativity.”