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MADDOGGIN’ Premiere at LALIFF 2011

The film MADDOGGIN‘ enjoyed a well-received premiere at one of the country’s most established Latino film festivals: the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, also known as LALIFF, which was held July 17-25 at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood. With an opening screening for MADDOGGIN’ on Thursday, July 21st, 2011 in the shorts panel “Coming… Continue Reading

LFF Q & A: Eddie Ruiz & Terence Heuston

The LFF is proud to present a conversation with filmmakers Eddie Ruiz (Producer) and Terence Heuston (Writer/Director) to discuss their latest film MADDOGGIN’, a powerful short film (TRT 23:50) which presents a day-in-the-life of two Latino teens in East Los Angeles who are pressured to join the local gang and fight to survive life on… Continue Reading

2011 HBO/NYILFF Short Film Competition

Winner receives $15,000 to be used to produce his/her film Winner is provided a mentorship with an HBO Executive Completed short film premieres Aug 16th – 21st during 2011 New York International Latino Film Festival SUBMIT YOUR SHORT FILM SCRIPT TODAY!! HURRY! DEADLINE: JUNE 10, 2011 NYILFF will provide round-trip travel and hotel accommodations for the… Continue Reading

Pedro Almodóvar’s “La Piel Que Habito”

Pedro Almodóvar is back at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, this time with the premiere of La Piel Que Habito (The Skin I live In), an added science-fiction thriller twist, intertwined with Almodóvar’s thematic companions of sexuality, identity, betrayal, anxiety; comprising a melodramatic hybrid that only Almodóvar can convincingly pull off.   Based on the novel “Mygale” by… Continue Reading

Hola Mexico Film Festival in Los Angeles

The Latino Film Fund would like to bring to your attention the 3rd annual Hola Mexico Film Festival in Los Angeles, taking place from Thursday May 19th to Wednesday May 25th . TWELVE  selected Mexican films will screen at the Montalban Theatre showcasing the great advancements in the Mexican film industry. The festival will not only include… Continue Reading

Lucrecia Martel

This week, the Latino Film Fund Blog brings you an interesting side-step into the current world of Latino film from Argentina, and most specifically, the work of film director Lucrecia Martel.   Article author Pia Ilonka Schenk Jensen is Festival Producer for the Northern European Film Festival “Films from the South”. The festival takes place… Continue Reading