Posted 17 June, 2013 by MCD in News

Tribute to young film actors

Three young, including two actors and a producer of the film "The Golden Cage", received due recognition by the Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation, the Ministry of Culture and Sports, on Sunday 16 June at the fair in the recreation of the Champ de Mars, where hundreds of people had the opportunity to meet and congratulate.


The movie "The Golden Cage", film directed by Mexican director Diego Quemada-Diez, premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival, in May 2013, receiving 9 distinctions. Two of the key players are Brandon Lopez and Karen Martinez, Guatemalans, minors and “lovers”, which together with the Mexican Rodolfo Dominguez, won the Best Actress Award in the "Un Certain Regard".

The film tells the drama of three young, two indigenous Guatemalan and Chiapas, paperless, taking a train from southern Mexico en route to the border of Mexico with the United States.

"We are proud to Brandon Lopez, Karen Martinez and Carlos Chajón ... they are an example to follow, have worked hard and achieved international recognition, why invite the Guatemalan Guatemala strive to make a better country ", said Maria Dolores Molina, Deputy Minister of Sport and Recreation.

Young appreciated the tribute and expressed his excitement for putting up the name of Guatemala. Invited the youth to follow their dreams and strive to be better every day.

The deputy minister of sport and recreation is aware that cinema, besides being culture, is a space that allows Guatemalans make good use of free time, through recreation. Allows sharing with family and contributes to a climate of peace. Invites change because Guatemala Guatemalans deserve the best.



Recreation Fair offers free rides to visitors since its inauguration to date, has benefited two million people.

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