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Luis Gerardo Méndez will host the Platino Awards in Madrid

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Luis Gerardo Méndez will host the Platino Awards in Madrid

MADRID (EFE) .— The Spanish actress born in Colombia Juana Acosta and Luis Gerardo Méndez will current the gala of the VIII Version of the Ibero-American Movie and Audiovisual Platinum Awards on the evening of October 3 at IFEMA, within the Municipal Palace of Madrid.

It will likely be a celebration with the presence of friends, not like final yr when Omar Chaparro and actress Májida Issa, who, along with CNN journalist Juan Carlos Arciniegas, introduced the winners on-line.

This yr, the prizes for the most effective audiovisual productions of the Spanish and Portuguese-speaking trade have as favorites the Colombian “El Olimpido Que Seremos”, directed by the Spanish Fernando Trueba, and the Guatemalan “La Llorona”, by Jayro Bustamante, each with 11 nominations.

Méndez, acknowledged not just for his tv and movie successes, which earned him the invitation of the Hollywood Academy to vote within the Oscars, is an environmental activist.