About Lourdes

Awards

2012 - Américo Paredes Arts and Letters Award  (award)
Center for Mexican American Studies, University of Texas at Austin
Austin, Texas

2004 - Prix Documentaire Signis  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Prize of the Press
Toulouse, France

2004 - Special Prize of the Jury  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Festival de Derechos Humanos de Vitoria
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

2003 - Ariel Award, Best Mexican Documentary  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Mexican Academy of Cinema Arts and Sciences
Mexico City, Mexico

2003 - Quelaco Film Award  (award)
San Francisco, California

2003 - Golden Gandhi: for Best Film  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Festival Internacional De Cinema Drets Humans
Barcelona, Spain

2003 - Golden Gandhi Award for Best Film  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Festival Internacional De Cinema Drets Humans
Barcelona, Spain

2003 - First Award to an Artist  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Amnesty International
Los Angeles, California

2002 - Women of the Year!  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Ms. Magazine

2002 - Distinguished Documentary Award  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
International Documentary Association
Los Angeles, California

2002 - Best Documentary  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Malaga Film Festival
Malaga, Spain

2002 - Audience Award for Best Documentary  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
24th Festival International de Films De Femmes
Creteil, France

2002 - Grand Prize, Documentary  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Malaga Film Festival
Malaga, Spain

2002 - Audience Award for Best Documentary  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Cinequest
San Jose, California

2002 - Special Jury Prize  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Sundance Film Festival
Park City, Utah

2002 - Distinguished Documentary Award  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
International Documentary Association
Los Angeles, California

2002 - Grand Prize "Coral" for Best Documentary  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Festival Internacional del Nuevo Cine Latinoamericano
Havana, Cuba

2002 - International Premier Award  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
One World Media Awards
London, England

2002 - The Nestor Almendros Human Rights Prize  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Human Rights Watch New York Film Festival
New York City, N.Y.

2002 - Prix Tempete Radio-Canada Award for Best Feature Film 2002  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Images Du Nouveau Monde
Quebec, Canada

2002 - Distinguished Documentary Achievement Award  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
International Documentary Association
Los Angeles, California

2002 - FIPRESCI Award to Best Foreign Film  (award)
   for Señorita Extraviada, Missing Young Woman
Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival
Thessaloniki, Greece

1999 - Golden Spire  (award)
   for Corpus: A Home Movie for Selena
San Francisco International Film Festival
San Francisco, California

1999 - Cineaste Award  (award)
Taos Film Festival
Taos, NM

1996 - Best Documentary Award  (award)
   for The Devil Never Sleeps (EI Diablo Nunca Duerme)
International Documentary Association
Los Angeles, California

1995 - Golden Gate Award  (award)
   for The Devil Never Sleeps (EI Diablo Nunca Duerme)
San Francisco International Film Festival
San Francisco, California

1995 - Best Documentary  (award)
   for The Devil Never Sleeps (EI Diablo Nunca Duerme)
San Juan Cinemafest
San Juan, Puerto Rico

1994 - Silver Apple  (award)
   for Mirrors of the Heart
National Educational Film and Video Festival
Oakland, California

1994 - Silver Hugo  (award)
   for Mirrors of the Heart
Chicago Film Festival
Chicago, Illinois

1992 - Golden Apple Award  (award)
   for Columbus on Trial
National Educational Film Festival

1990 - Special Mention  (award)
   for Vida
San Antonio CineFestival
San Antonio, Texas

1990 - Silver Apple  (award)
   for Vida
National Educational Film Festival

1990 - CINE Golden Eagle  (award)
   for Vida

1990 - Gold Award  (award)
   for Vida
International Film and TV Festival
New York

1990 - Honorable Mention  (award)
   for Vida
San Antonio CineFestival
San Antonio, Texas

1989 - Director's Choice Selection  (award)
   for La Ofrenda: The Days of the Dead
Black Maria Film Festival at New Jersey City University
Jersey City, New Jersey

1989 - Honors  (award)
   for La Ofrenda: The Days of the Dead
American Documentary Association
Los Angeles, California

1989 - Best Feature Documentary  (award)
   for La Ofrenda: The Days of the Dead
Athens Film Festival
Athens, Ohio

1989 - Blue Ribbon  (award)
   for La Ofrenda: The Days of the Dead
American Film and Video Festival

1989 - Honors  (award)
   for La Ofrenda: The Days of the Dead
International Documentary Association
Los Angeles, California

1988 - Emmy Nomination: News and Documentary  (award)
   for Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
The National Academy of Televison Arts and Sciences

1986 - Golden Gate Award  (award)
   for Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
San Francisco International Film Festival
San Francisco, California

1986 - Prix du Public and Prix du Presse  (award)
   for Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
Women's Film Festival
Creteil, France

1986 - Coral Prize, Feature Documentary  (award)
   for Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
Festival Internacional de Cine Latinoamericano
Havana, Cuba

1986 - Special Jury Prize, Documentary  (award)
   for Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
Sundance Film Festival
Park City, Utah

1986 - Blue Ribbon  (award)
   for Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
American Film and Video Festival
New York, N.Y.

1986 - Second Place for Documentary  (award)
   for Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
Sydney Film Festival
Sydney, Australia

1986 - Grand Prix Ex-Aquo  (award)
   for Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
Certamen Internacional de Cine Documental y Corto Metrage
Bilbao, Spain

1986 - Academy Award Nomination, Best Documentary  (award)
   for Las Madres: The Mothers of Plaza de Mayo
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

1979 - Diploma of Honor  (award)
   for After the Earthquake / Despues del Terremoto
Short Film Festival
Crackow, Poland