About the Festival

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) is a premier international event dedicated to showcasing the entirety of human experience from the Latino perspective, whether through film, television, digital, music, art, or any other vehicle, regardless of platform.
This year's festival will be held June 2-6, 2021.

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Participate in intimate classes with leading Latinx artists, storytellers, and musicians. Learn from the pros and share their vision for a creative future.

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Don't miss a film. Join us for a week of extraordinary Latino filmmaking.


Press Pass Registration

Registration for Press Accreditation for the 2021 Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, is now open to all media until Monday May 17, 2021.

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Industry Pass Registration

Registration for Industry Accreditation for the 2021 Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, is now open to all film professionals.

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Masterclasses Pre-Registration

Be the first to be notified when the Masterclass schedule is published and open for registration and learn from top filmmakers in the industry.

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Latest News

LALIFF 2021 dates are announced

This year’s program will be comprised of feature films, episodics, music, XR projects and short films, including those from LALIFF’s inaugural Latinx Inclusion Fellowship Series.

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Writing for Animation Masterclass

In partnership with Netflix, Animation Day will include a Writing for Animation Masterclass aimed at preparing emerging writers with the necessary skills to land their first writing gig.

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NETFLIX Commits to Supporting Latinx Filmmakers

The leading streaming platform has joined forces with LALIFF to provide five filmmakers who identify as both African and Latino with production grants of $20,000.

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Latino Film Institute

Presenting Sponsor

Latino Film Institute

The Latino Film Institute (LFI) showcases, strengthens, and celebrates the richness of Latino lives by providing a pipeline, platform, and launching pad from our community into the entertainment industry.

LFI houses three signature programs including: the Youth Cinema Project (YCP), the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF), and Latinx in Animation (LXiA).


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Community Sponsors

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Latino Theater Company
New Filmmakers LA
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