It is noteworthy, the French government take no notice the achievements of Hayek in the cinema.
Instead, is pointed out that Salma is an active participant in various charity events over 20 years. Hayek became a Chevalier of The Legion of Honour (the lowest level awards).
In 2011, viewers were presented three movies with Salma Hayek. In particular, the actress starred in the French film "Americano" by Mathieu Demy. Hayek also performed a role in the Spanish film "La chispa de la vida" and voiced the character in the animated film "Puss in Boots."