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Press Releases

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.

In the News

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.

Apr 30, 2021

‘In The Heights’ To Get Special Screening At Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival Ahead Of Tribeca Bow

Deadline

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival said Friday that it will host a special preview screening of Warner Bros’ In the Heights on June 4 at the TCL Chinese Theatre in Hollywood. It will come ahead of the world premiere of the Jon M Chu-directed adaptation of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-winning musical five days later to open the Tribeca Film Festival.

Apr 30, 2021

Be among the first to see ‘In the Heights’ at L.A. Latino International Film Festival

LA Times

Folks attending the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival this year will get a special treat: a preview screening of Jon M. Chu and Lin-Manuel Miranda’s “In the Heights.”

Apr 30, 2021

LALIFF sets ‘In The Heights’ preview, partners with Tribeca to celebrate 20th anniversaries

Screen Daily

Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) will host a preview screening of Warner Bros’ upcoming In The Heights on June 4, and is partnering with Tribeca to celebrate the festivals’ 20th anniversaries.