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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.

Sep 15, 2020

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Launches LatinX Inclusion Fellowship Series

Five visionary Afro Latino directors will receive a production grant and premiere their films at LALIFF 2021. Netflix to sponsor in this inaugural year.