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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.
LFI Works in
The LFI Works in Progress, sponsored by Amazon Studios, is intended to support independent US based Latine filmmakers in the completion of a feature film, by granting them financial support through the final stages of post-production. The fund will support films with high production value, a distinctive directorial voice, culturally significant and commercially viable.
The LFI Inclusion Fellowship, sponsored by Netflix, is an ongoing program focused on building a more inclusive and equitable industry for all members of the Latinx community. Every year the fellowship will center its resources to champion an underrepresented group within the Latinx community.
Olmos’ career in entertainment spans over 30 years. In that time he created a signature style and aesthetic that he applies to every artist endeavor, often grounding his characters in reality and gravitas. His dedication to his craft has brought him attention across the industry, and with audiences worldwide.
The Latino Film Institute (LFI) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to creating infrastructure for equity, diversity, and excellence for the Latino community in 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).