10/10/2018.- The Valladolid International Film Festival, in collaboration with Fundación Triángulo, will present the Rainbow Spike award for the third consecutive year, which recognises a film from any of the festival’s sections that contributes to depicting sexual diversity and gender identity.
This year’s candidates are films from across different sections. The Official Section titles are Genèse by Philippe Lesage; Gräns (Border) by Ali Abbasi; The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Desiree Akhavan; and the short Drzenia (Tremors) by Dawid Bodza. From the Meeting Point section, the shortlisted films for this award are Rafiki (Friend) by Wanuri Kahiu; Yo imposible by Patricia Ortega; and the short Callback by Gerardo Moran.
The Time of History section features the short documentary Prisoner of Society by Rati Tsiteladze, while Young Seminci brings us the feature-length film Love, Simon (Con amor, Simon) by Greg Berlanti. Last but not least, the Spanish Cinema section puts forward Carmen & Lola by Arantxa Echevarría and I Hate New York by Gustavo Sánchez for the award.