HAVANA.- (Prensa Latina) Several films screened at the 38th Festival of New Latin American Cinema today have been nominated for a Golden Globe in the United States.

Pablo Larraín's Chilean film, Neruda, has been nominated for Best Foreign Language Film, and another film by the same director, Jackie, has been nominated in the acting category for the performance of its protagonist, Natalie Portman, as the former first lady of the United States, Jacqueline Kennedy.

Jackie is being screened in the Galas section of the Festival being held in Havana, as is La La Land by Damien Chazelle, which leads the list of nominations with seven, including best film, director and best actors for Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone.

The movie, a tribute to the golden age of United States musicals, is being screened this Tuesday at the Yara Cinema at 10:30 pm local time.

The Mexican actor Gael García Bernal, has been nominated as best comedy actor for his performance in Mozart in the Jungle.

The Golden Globes awards the best of film and television in the United States and its ceremony, scheduled for January 8th in Los Angeles, is considered the prelude to the Oscars.

Other films nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association are Moonlight, Manchester by the Sea and Florence Foster Jenkins, whose protagonist Meryl Streep will receive the Cecille B.DeMille award, in tribute to her career.