Emma Suárez has won three Goya Awards (Spain’s Academy Awards), for Best Actress in The Dog in the Manger (El perro del hortelano) (96) and Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta (16), and Best Supporting Actress for The Next Skin (La propera pell) (16). She will appear onscreen at the Festival in two glorious new roles, The Invisible, by Gracia Querejeta, and Window to the Sea, by Miguel Ángel Jiménez, and the Festival awards her a 2020 Precious Gem Award.
The Precious Gem Award has been Miami Film Festival’s signature award since it was introduced in 2015. It is reserved for honoring the truly special stars of the art form, those one-of-a-kind artists whose contributions to cinema are lasting and unforgettable. Miami values are shining brilliance and immeasurable rarity, thus the Precious Gem is the perfect symbol for our highest appreciation, our greatest gratitude, to those artists who have both entertained us and brought us greater understanding of our human condition.