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.
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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