Wednesday, March 03, 2010

Hunger Mountain Prize for Young Writers

Poetry, Fiction & Creative Nonfiction
Judge: M.T. Anderson
Prize: Publication in Hunger Mountain online
$250 to first place winner in each genre, $100 to runners-up

Hunger Mountain is looking for talented high school students to enter poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction in the Hunger Mountain Prize for Young Writers. They accept any form of poetry. Fiction can be experimental or traditional. Creative nonfiction can be personal essay or mini memoir.

The Judge for the competition is National Book Award Winner and New York Times Bestselling author M.T. Anderson, author of The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation; Burger Wuss; and Feed.

For complete guidelines and to learn about past prize winners please visit

Please send work to the following address:
Hunger Mountain Prize for Young Writers
Hunger Mountain
Vermont College of Fine Arts
36 College St.
Montpelier, VT 05602

(Rosa y el ajusticiador del canalla)

A film by: Ivan Acosta (Author of EL SUPER)

Latin Jazz USA and MVD Visual are pleased to announce the release of Rosa and the Executioner of the Fiend for worldwide distribution on March 23, 2010.

Ivan Acosta, is the writer of the award winning film, EL SUPER, which is celebrating its 30th anniversary at the Bronx Museum of Arts, this week. Acosta has written 12 theater plays and 7 screen plays, including his feature film, AMIGOS, Candido - Hands of Fire, and How to Create a Rumba. The original script of Rosa and the Executioner of the Fiend won 2nd place at the International Literary contest, “Letras de Oro”.

The film relays the story of Rosa, a Holocaust refugee, who has lived alone for more than 50 years in an apartment across the United Nations. When an intruder gets hold of her place, she takes him for a thief, a rapist and then a Nazi agent. But he is none of that. His mission is "to execute the greatest fiend the world has ever known". The drama that connects these two fictional characters is linked to five real episodes: the escape of thousand Jews from Germany aboard the St. Louis, in 1939; their arrival in Havana and their entrance denial; the indifference by the United States that send them back to Europe; and the tragedy of the Cuban children who participated in the (Pedro Pan Rescue Project), and a historical U.N. General Assembly of world leaders.

This DVD is in English with Spanish titles.


Graciela Lecube - Rosa (HOLA) Life-Time Achievement Award, 2006
Gabriel Gorcés - Amaury
Ruben Rabasa - Landlord
Susan Rybin - Social Worker
Ino Gómez - Secret Service One
Jules Santos - Secret Service Two
Ileana Canales - TV Reporter
Ricardo Razuri - Supermarket Man

Writen, Produced & Directed - Iván Acosta
Director of Photography & Lighting - Martha Elena Rodríguez
Camera & Lighting Assistant - Florencia Arambulo
General Editor - Gustavo Bernal
Titles & Cover Design - Yaritza Acosta
Sound Recording/Associate Producer - Richard Espinosa
Original Music & Sound design - Jorge Fernando Rodríguez
& Paul Radelat

To set up interviews, request promo copies, discuss promotional opportunities, or for more info…

CONTACT: Clint Weiler
MVD Entertainment Group
p: 800-888-0486 x115

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