After the announcement of the nominations of the Mexican directors Guillermo del Toro, Alfonso Cuaron Y Alejandro González Iñárritu to the 2023 Oscar Awards, social networks were filled with congratulations for Mexicans with phrases such as “Mexican Pride” and “Mexico present at the Oscars.”
“pinocchio” by Guillermo del Toro, competes for the Oscar to Best Animated Feature against productions like “turning red” from Disney. Bardo: False chronicle of a few truthsby Alejandro González Iñárritu, is in the category of Best Photography Y “the pupil“, produced by Alfonso Cuarón, contends for Best Short Film.
Given the three nominations, Mexican political figures joined the congratulations through social networks, as is the case of the Head of Government, Claudia Sheinbaumwho through his twitter account congratulated the three Mexicans, mentioning that “They are a national pride.”
The national leader of the PRI, Alejandro Morenoalso shared his congratulations with a photo of the three directors accompanied by a mention of the cinematographic talent of the Mexicans: “his talent puts the name of Mexico on high.”
Congratulations Guillermo del Toro, Alejandro González Iñárritu and Alfonso Cuarón for their nominations in the #Oscars2023, their talent puts the name of Mexico on high, they are a pride for the whole country! 👏🏼🇲🇽 pic.twitter.com/taEGRRr3rJ
– Alejandro Moreno (@alitomorenoc) January 24, 2023
santiago creelpresident of the Chamber of Deputies, also congratulated the three directors, recalling that Mexican talent is always present at awards as important as the Oscars: “Much success to these three greats of cinema.”
Clement Castanedacoordinator of the Movimiento Ciudadano bench, congratulated Guillermo del Toro on his 2023 Oscar nomination, recalling the director’s origins from Guadalajara.
For its part, the Secretary of Culture, Alejandra Fraustoalso extended his congratulations to the three directors through his official Twitter account, recalling that Pinocchio is still available on the Cineteca Nacional billboard.
Finally, the Mexican Institute of Cinematography (IMCINE) through a small thread on his Twitter account, mentioned Cuarón, Alfonso and Iñárritu when congratulating them on their nominations, emphasizing the productions with which they obtained such recognition.