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Student filmmakers win prizes from regional festival

Via Nogales International


Students from Nogales High School were awarded 10 prizes at the 2023 Southern Arizona High School Film Festival.

Of the 10 awards given to NHS students, four were first-place prizes. In addition, student filmmakers from Nogales captured the “Best in Show” award.

The Southern Arizona High School Film Festival is a venue to showcase films produced by regional high school students enrolled in a CTE film and TV class.

This year, more than 120 films were submitted by students at 12 different schools. The prizewinners from NHS were:

• First place, Fiction: “Don’t Look,” by Aram Martinez and Santiago Martinez