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Film Nominees Unveiled at the 2007 ALMA Awards

April 18, 2007 (6:14 am) GMT
"Babel" scored most nominations in film categories, collecting nods in all five categories, including that of Outstanding Motion Pictures.

Consistently promoting fair, accurate, and balanced portrayals of Latinos in the U.S. entertainment industry, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) for the thirteenth time is going to hold its American Latino Media Arts Awards or known as ALMA Awards and has officially revealed titles and names nominated for the prizes.

The list was made public by telecast host , NCLR President and CEO Janet Murguia, and Mario Lopez on April 16 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, California. Winners will be named on Friday, June 1 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium with the event being aired later by ABC Television Network on Tuesday, June 5 at 9:00-11:00 p.m. ET.

For film categories, the organization firmly picked three titles namely "", "", and "" as contenders for Outstanding Motion Pictures category while lining up helmer of the former two, Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu and , respectively, in Outstanding Director - Motion Picture slot alongside director of "" Alfonso Cuaron and that of "" .

Up for the title of Outstanding Actor - Motion Picture are of "Babel", Jesse Garcia of "Quinceanera", and of "." Meanwhile, Bernal's co-star successfully earns a nod in the opposite category together with of "", of "", and Emily Rios of "Quinceanera."

Elsewhere, the NCLR also lists out several writing names to compete in the category of Outstanding Screenplay - Motion Picture, submitting "Babel" scribe Guillermo Arriaga and Estevez, once again, for "Bobby" as well as the writing team behind "Men" consisting of Cuaron, David Arata, Timothy J. Sexton, Mark Fergus, and Hawk Ostby.

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