Oscar Viewing Party Celebrates Nominee, 'Argentina, 1985'
- Last Updated: Sunday, 19 March 2023 22:08
- Written by Lupe R Haas
The Oscar party was held at the Beverly Hills restaurant TATEL with guests from the Hispanic audiovisual industry along with the cast and filmmakers joining the festivities after the 95th Academy Awards telecast. ARGENTINA, 1985 (now streaming on Prime Video) was nominated for Best International Feature Film.
The event was a unique opportunity to celebrate the film's success with the participation of more than 400 relevant personalities from the audiovisual industry who gathered to support and recognize the team's achievements and whose cast and members joined the celebration after the ceremony. Great actors and actresses like Sergio Peris-Mencheta , Miguel Ángel Muñoz , Maxi Iglesias and Stephanie Cayo walked the carpet among others. In addition, there was the support and presence of institutions such as the Consulate General of Argentina in Los Angeles.
Despite not having returned home with the Oscar in hand, the film "Argentina, 1985", directed by Santiago Mitre, has already made history by being recognized with more than 15 awards at international film festivals and awards, including the Special Jury Prize at the San Sebastian Film Festival, the Golden Globes ¨Best Motion Picture - Non-English Language¨ or Best Ibero-American Film at the Goya Awards, among many others.
"We are very proud of having held this event. Ibero-American cinema has much to offer, and we want to ensure they receive the attention and recognition they deserve. A film is a powerful tool for building bridges and connecting people," said Garle Mendez, Director of Communications and Public Relations for EGEDA US.
The success of the viewing party reflects EGEDA US' commitment to promoting and supporting the Ibero-American audiovisual industry in the United States and looks forward to continuing to be an ally for Ibero-American filmmakers and artists in the future.
The event was supported by TATEL Beverly Hills, Cosentino, Consulado de la República Argentino Los Angeles, Cuervo Tradicional, Estrella Damm, Wine Embassy and Argentine Beef.
EGEDA is the intellectual copyright management entity that represents and defends the interests of audiovisual producers in Spain and its offices in Latin America.
EGEDA US was established in Los Angeles to liaise and facilitate relations between the U.S., Spanish, and Latin American audiovisual industries.
In July 2014, Egeda founded the Platinum Ibero-American Film Awards http://www.premiosplatino.com, whose tenth edition will be held on April 22 in Madrid (Spain).
For more information, please visit www.egeda-us.com