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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:

Youth Cinema Project

The Youth Cinema Project (YCP) is project-based learning that impacts its participants in life-changing ways.

LatinX in Animation

LatinX in Animation (LXiA) unearths the exceptional, diverse talent that exists within the animation, VFX, and gaming industries.


LALIFF is the premier international event dedicated to reveling in the Latino human experience through film, television, music, visual art, or any form of expression that defies category.