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Sep 14, 2021

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Expands on LatinX Inclusion Fellowship

Five Visionary Indigenous Latino And Five Visionary Afro Latino Directors Will Receive A Production Grant And Premiere Their Films At LALIFF 2022

Jun 7, 2021

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Wraps With Festival Highlights and Awards Announcement

Netflix to continue sponsorship for the second annual LatinX Inclusion Fellowship.

Apr 30, 2021

Special Preview of Director Jon M. Chu and Creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's Feature Film In The Heights at Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) on Friday, June 4

Academy Award®-nominated actor Edward James Olmos, founder of the Latino Film Institute, announced today that LALIFF will host a Special Preview Screening of Warner Bros. Pictures’ upcoming In the Heights, the highly-anticipated film adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit Broadway musical from director Jon M. Chu, on Friday June 4th 2021. In addition, LALIFF and the Tribeca Festival will partner as a celebration of their 20th anniversaries.

Feb 9, 2021

Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Announces LALIFF 2021

Academy Award®-nominated actor Edward James Olmos, founder of the Latino Film Institute, announced today that the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) will host a virtual festival for the 2021 edition that will run Wednesday, June 2 through Sunday, June 6.

Dec 1, 2020

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Announces the Five Visionary Afro Latino Recipients of their Inaugural LatinX Inclusion Fellowship Series

Award-winning filmmaker Lorena Durán; writer and director Justin Floyd; award-winning filmmaker Kase Peña; director Monica Suriyage and artist, director Tamara Shogaolu are the inaugural fellows.

In the News

Sep 15, 2021

LALIFF and Netflix Join Forces on Latinx Inclusion Fellowship

BELatina Daily

LALIFF remains focused on its unwavering goal of pushing the voices of Latinx creators as far as possible in the film industry.

Sep 14, 2021

Ten Latino directors will receive $20,000 grants from LALIFF and Netflix

Reel 360

LALIFF announced today the call for submissions for its second annual LALIFF Inclusion Fellowship which aims to champion underrepresented filmmakers within the Latinx community.

Sep 14, 2021

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Partners With Netflix To Expand Latinx Inclusion Fellowship

Deadline

LALIFF announced a call for submissions for its second annual Laliff Inclusion Fellowship which aims to champion underrepresented filmmakers within the Latinx community. With support from Netflix, Laliff is doubling the number of fellows for the program’s second year

May 10, 2021

LatinX in Animation Announces First-Ever Animation Day

Animation World Network

As part of LALIFF 2021, LXiA is presenting a day of premieres, panel discussions, an animated short contest, and master classes, featuring speakers like Jorge Gutierrez, Sherley Ibarra, Carlos López Estrada, Phil Lord, and Lindsey Olivares.

May 10, 2021

Latinx in Animation Sets Inaugural LALIFF Animation Day for 2021

Animation Magazine

LatinX in Animation (LXiA) is excited to announce its first-ever Animation Day as part of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival‘s 20th edition.