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Jun 1, 2023

"Manuela", un filme latino que muestra las diversas relaciones maternales

CNN Estados Unidos

"Manuela" es uno de los largometrajes que se proyectarán en el Festival de Cine Latino de Los Ángeles (Laliff). Es la historia de una latina que llega a Los Ángeles en búsqueda de una nueva vida, dejando a su familia atrás. Mira más detalles de esta historia aquí.

May 31, 2023

5 must-see films from this year’s Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival

The LA Times

With a balanced compendium of narratives by and about Latinos in the United States, as well as acclaimed titles produced in Latin America over the last year, the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) returns to the TCL Chinese Theatres in Hollywood, May 31-June 4.

May 31, 2023


Arts Beat LA

Join in the celebration! The 2023 Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival kicks off today and runs from May 31 through June 4, 2023, offering a full slate of entertainment.

May 30, 2023

8 Movies to Catch at This Week’s Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival

Latino Rebels

The 22nd edition of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) kicks off Wednesday with a special screening of Eva Longoria’s Flamin’ Hot—you know, the Hot Cheetos movie. While the festival promises plenty of big blockbuster hits —Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse and Julio Torres’ Problemista, plus TV shows Primo and With Love— there’s also more arthouse fare for those looking for something off the beaten path.

May 30, 2023

Photos: Opening Night Gala Premiere Of "Flamin' Hot"

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Browse and purchase photos from LALIFF 2023 Opening Night Gala Premiere Of "Flamin' Hot"

May 30, 2023

"Es difícil la vida": Edward James Olmos cuenta cómo está por el cáncer de garganta


Edward James Olmos habló de su salud luego de que se le detectara cáncer de garganta y esto fue lo que dijo sobre su recuperación.

May 30, 2023

Edward James Olmos habla sobre la importancia del festival de cine LALIFF en la comunidad hispana


El Festival Internacional de Cine Latino de Los Ángeles cumple 22 años y una de las estrellas de esta edición es 'Flamin hot', el primer largometraje dirigido por Eva Longoria. El actor nos cuenta detalles del festival y revela cómo se siente de salud.

May 25, 2023

Behind the Canvas: The Storied Journey of Graphic Designer Vela Wang

Tech Bullion

Vela Wang, a 23-year-old graphic designer possessing an astounding talent, resides in the heart of Los Angeles. Born in China, her ambition carried her across continents, fuelling a desire to make a distinct mark in the arts, film, and design landscapes.

May 25, 2023

Designing the Beat

Taking on prestigious platforms, Vela worked with Netflix and ARRI on the film ‘Pedacito De Carne.’ Her gripping poster design was showcased at the ‘Narrative Short Film Incubator for Women of Color’ and the 2023 LALIFF.

May 25, 2023

Fuse Media is partnering with the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival

Cynopsis Media

Fuse Media is partnering with the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) which will provide viewers of its FAST channel Latino Vibes with exclusive access to premium Latino content. The partnership is anchored by the launch of the monthly programming block “LALIFF Presents” on Latino Vibes.

May 24, 2023

“Fun things to do in SoCal this week: May 26 – June 1

Hey SoCal

LALIFF kicks off with the West Coast premiere of the highly anticipated “Flamin’ Hot,” the story of the man behind Flamin’ Hot Cheetos, and followed by a gala. The festival will be jam-packed with workshops, masterclasses, panels and screenings.

May 24, 2023

Eva Longoria shares struggles as Latina director


“28% of ticket buyers at the box office are Latino. Your film will not succeed if you don’t have the Latino audience,” she said.

May 23, 2023

Snow Tha Product, Villano Antillano & More Join Amazon Music’s ‘Hip-Hop X Siempre’ Documentary


There’s no question that el movimiento has gained serious traction in recent years. Amazon Music is recognizing Latine music’s global expansion and celebrating it with the launch of their “Hip-Hop X Siempre” campaign, which includes a documentary focusing on Latine hip-hop.

May 23, 2023

LatinX in Animation Toons Up LALIFF 2023 Programming

Animation Magazine

LatinX in Animation (LXiA) announced its animation programming for the 22nd edition of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF). This year’s animation program is back and better than ever as LXiA’s events will be embedded throughout the entirety of LALIFF, both in-person and virtually.

May 20, 2023

‘MOE Premieres at Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival” by Blair Ingenthron, features LALIFF

Broadway World

The indie feature is a screen adaptation of Latino Theater Company's highly acclaimed stage play Dementia.

May 19, 2023

22nd Edition of LALIFF May 31-June 4, 2023 at TCL Chinese Theatre

Latin Heat Entertainment

The festival is five days of screenings, live music, panels, and networking opportunities, celebrating the diversity and talent of the Latino/a artists and storytellers from our community. This year’s lineup features 44 females (representing over 50% of the program), 13 Afro/Black Latino, nine Indigenous, and 16 LGBTQ+ directors, with 19 different countries represented.

May 19, 2023

Breaking Barriers: Maylen Calienes And The American Latino Voice In Film

The Filmmaker Life

Los Angeles-based filmmaker Maylen Calienes has carved a path in the entertainment industry, using her talents as an actor, writer, director and producer to redefine the American Latino voice. With a focus on diversity, inclusion, and universal storytelling, Calienes has made significant contributions to the film industry, championing underrepresented voices and bridging cultural gaps through her work.