Before Night Falls nominated for two ALMA awards

By Editors

Originally published on April 20 2001 12:00 AM ET

Variety reports that the film Before Night Falls, the screen biography of gay Cuban poet Reinaldo Arenas (played by Oscar nominee Javier Bardem), which featured Johnny Depp as a transvestite inmate in a Cuban prison, has been nominated in two categories for an American Latino Media Award. The film has been nominated as both Outstanding Feature Film and Outstanding Latino Cast in a Feature Film. The awards show is set to air the night of Friday, June 1. Check local listings.