Krisstian Takes Over Sun City Film Festival

Sun City Film Festival

Krisstian de Lara takes the big prize home! Krisstian competed in the Sun City Film Festival with his three documentaries, “El Flaco,” a film about a male prostitute that works through the isolated streets of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico to be able to pay for police protection, “El Dragon” a documentary about a fire breather, a stunningly visual and story shocking film and “Juárez: Murder Capital” a 20 minute documentary about a case study of a local television station in Juárez. He won 3 awards including the highest award, The Best Film in Festival with “El Flaco.”

“I would like to thank everyone who has helped me in the process of making these films, from drivers not running over me while shooting dangerously through the streets of Ciudad Juárez, to my mentor, Patrick Mullins. Special thanks to my parents for their infinite support; this is for you mom and dad.” said Krisstian de Lara when he was awarded.

Krisstian received the following awards:

Best in Festival with “El Flaco” Documentary,
Best Documentary Film with “El Flaco” and;
Honorable Mention Documentary with “Juárez: Murder Capital”

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