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No Turning Back on DVD

Critically acclaimed feature film based on actual events

Published on LatinoLA: May 27, 2004


No Turning Back on DVD


North America filmmaker Jesus Nebot's critically acclaimed feature film No Turning Back has been released on DVD and video. No Turning Back is the winner of 20 international film festival awards, 16 of them for best feature film.

No Turning Back will be available in its original English version and in a Spanish dubbed version in retail stores across the country. Among them, Best Buy, Blockbuster, Borders, Coconuts, Curacao, FYE, J&R Electronics, Strawberries, Tower Music & Video, Wal-Mart and major on line retailers Amazon.com and Netflix.com. Additionally, the United States Armed Forces have already purchased 13,000 units of No Turning Back to distribute among its soldiers in American Bases throughout the world.

No Turning Back is a film based on actual events that narrates the story of Pablo (Jesus Nebot, pictured), a Honduran teacher who, after losing his wife and home to Hurricane Mitch, illegally immigrated to the United States in an attempt to offer a better future for his five year old daughter Cristina. When a fatal accident in San Diego forced them to alter their appearances and run for their lives, Pablo enlisted the help of a mysterious journalist (Lindsay Price) who joined them in their escape to document their heart-wrenching struggle.

No Turning Back is co-production between Los Angeles based Zokalo Entertainment (www.zokalo.com) and Spanish powerhouse CARTEL (www.cartel-sa.es) The film was co-written and co-directed by first time directors Jesus Nebot and Julia Montejo with Nebot producing as well. The film was first theatrically released in Spain by Lauren Films (www.laurenfilm.es) and then in the United States by Zenpix (www.zenpix.net) in association with Innovation Film Group (www.innovationfilmgroup.com) Zenpix is also No Turning Back's foreign distributor.

For more information about this movie, please website http://www.noturningback.com

NO TURNING BACK LIST OF AWARDS

2002 ALMA AWARD. Outstanding Independent Motion Picture

MALAGA FILM FESTIVAL, SPAIN. Audience Award: Best Feature Film

RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. Grand Jury Award: Best International Feature Film

BIG BEAR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, CA. Grand Jury Award: Best Of The Festival

HOPE AND DREAMS FILM FESTIVAL, NJ. Grand Jury Award: Best Film Of The Festival

COMUNIDAD DE MADRID FILM FESTIVAL, SPAIN. Audience Award: Best Feature Film

2002 SAN ANTONIO FILM FESTIVAL, TX. Jury Honorary Award: Best Feature Film

2002 HOUSTON WORLDFEST, TX. Jury?s Gold Award: Best Suspense Film

2002 CINESOL FILM FESTIVAL, TX. Jury Award: Outstanding Independent Film

2002 NEW HAMPSHIRE INTERNATIONAL FILM EXPO. Grand Jury Award: Best Film

2002 PALM SPRINGS INT?L. HISPANIC FILM FESTIVAL. Honorary Award: Best Film

2002 MARCO ISLAND INT?L. FILM FESTIVAL. Audience Award: Best Feature Film

2002 SACRAMENTO INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL. Audience Award: Best Feature Film

2002 JAMERICAN INT?L. FILM FESTIVAL. JAMAICA. Jury Award: Best Feature Film

2002 ANNUAL SPANISH FILM GALA AWARDS: Best First Feature Film

2002 AGUILA AZTECA PERFORMING ARTS TRIBUTE. Honorary Award -- Jes?s Nebot

2002 GOLDEN EAGLE AWARD For Best independent filmmaker -- Jes?s Nebot

2002 LATINOS IN HOLLYWOOD AWARD For Best Director -- Jes?s Nebot

2002 LATINOS IN HOLLYWOOD AWARD For Best Actress -- Chelsea Rendon

2002 ATLANTIC CITY INT?L. FILM FESTIVAL Best Actor Award -- Jes?s Nebot






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