Awards

Amiens International Film Festival

2008 Winner
Screenplay Creation Fonds
Polvo (2012)
For "Poussière".

Ariel Awards, Mexico

2016 Nominee
Silver Ariel
Best Direction (Mejor Dirección)
Te prometo anarquía (2015)

Baja International Film Festival

2015 Winner
Mexico Primero Cinemex
Best Film
Te prometo anarquía (2015)
2014 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Best Film
Te prometo anarquía (2015)

Bratislava International Film Festival

2008 Nominee
Grand Prix
Gasolina (2008)

Buenos Aires International Festival of Independent Cinema

2017 Nominee
Best Film
International Competition
Atrás hay relámpagos (2017)
2011 Winner
Special Mention
International Official Selection
Las marimbas del infierno (2010)
Nominee
Best Film
Las marimbas del infierno (2010)
2009 Winner
Special Jury Prize
International Official Selection
Gasolina (2008)
Nominee
Best Film
Gasolina (2008)

Fribourg International Film Festival

2011 Winner
Talent Tape Award
Las marimbas del infierno (2010)

For a film made with few resources, but with pleasing freedom, that mixes realities and fiction, ... More

For a film made with few resources, but with pleasing freedom, that mixes realities and fiction, irony and seriousness, isolation and universalism.

Nominee
Grand Prix
Las marimbas del infierno (2010)

Havana Film Festival

2015 Winner
Best Screenplay
Te prometo anarquía (2015)

Lisbon & Estoril Film Festival

2015 Nominee
Jaeger - LeCoultre Best Film Award
Best Film
Te prometo anarquía (2015)

Locarno International Film Festival

2015 Nominee
Golden Leopard
Te prometo anarquía (2015)
2012 Nominee
Golden Leopard
Polvo (2012)

Lume International Film Festival

2013 Nominee
Jury Award
Best Feature Film
Polvo (2012)

Mar del Plata Film Festival

2015 Nominee
Best Latin-American Film
Latin-American Competition
Te prometo anarquía (2015)

Miami Film Festival

2016 Nominee
Knight Competition Grand Jury Prize
Te prometo anarquía (2015)
2013 Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Knight Ibero-American Competition
Polvo (2012)
2011 Winner
Grand Jury Prize
Knight Ibero-American Competition
Las marimbas del infierno (2010)
2009 Winner
Special Mention
Ibero-American Competition
Gasolina (2008)

Morelia International Film Festival

2015 Winner
Guerrero Award
Te prometo anarquía (2015)
Premio Guerrero a Largometraje Mexicano
Winner
Special Jury Mention
Te prometo anarquía (2015)
Mención Especial del Jurado

Nashville Film Festival

2016 Nominee
Grand Jury Prize
Bridgestone Narrative Feature Competition
Te prometo anarquía (2015)

Queer Lisboa - Festival Internacional de Cinema Queer

2016 Winner
Jury Prize
Best Feature Film - Porto
Te prometo anarquía (2015)

"Julio Hernández Cordón's Te Prometo Anarquía is a beautiful film with great vitality and ... More

"Julio Hernández Cordón's Te Prometo Anarquía is a beautiful film with great vitality and naturalism - though the film deals with difficult subject matter - street kids surving by selling plasma - it does so with a light touch. The movie invites the viewer in with great subtlety, it allows us to see these though street kids with tenderness and dimension. The film captures innocence and childlike wonder within a harsh urban world. We never lose the culture of skateboarding and discover, in inventive visual ways, the central role of the skateboard. The movie avoids clichés about teenage sexuality and captures a fresh, modern view of the variety of sexual expression and is enhanced by a bold intimate camera. The use of music is surprising and weaves many cultural references into a distinctly Mexican voice."


Rio de Janeiro International Film Festival

2015 Winner
FIPRESCI Prize
Best Latin American Film (Melhor Filme Latino-Americano)
Te prometo anarquía (2015)

San Sebastián International Film Festival

2015 Nominee
Horizons Award
Te prometo anarquía (2015)
2008 Winner
Horizons Award
Gasolina (2008)
2007 Winner
C.I.C.A.E. Award
Films in Progress
Gasolina (2008)
Winner
Films in Progress Award
Gasolina (2008)
Winner
Casa de América Award
Gasolina (2008)

Torino Film Festival

2010 Winner
Special Jury Prize
Feature Film
Las marimbas del infierno (2010)
Tied with Les signes vitaux (2009).
Winner
Cipputi Award
Las marimbas del infierno (2010)

By imperceptibly mixing reality and fiction in an original narrative structure with great emotional... More

By imperceptibly mixing reality and fiction in an original narrative structure with great emotional impact, Cordón portrays the true story of a marimba musician who is touching in his tenacity and his ability to adapt. Since the ancient Guatemalan instrument's traditional use is in free-fall and the public wants rock, Don Alfonso turns his instrument to rock. The story presents a masterly mixture of drama and humor and becomes a paradigm of how the transformation of work is changing so many professions: "where the outcome is uncertain but maybe there are other ways to keep on living."

Nominee
Prize of the City of Torino
Best Feature Film
Las marimbas del infierno (2010)

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