NALIPsters in the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival, Oct. 10-14

The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) has released the program for its 16th festival which will take place from Thursday, October 10 through Monday, October 14. The 5-day event will highlight the best films and showcase both the auters and amatuers from 14 different Latin filmmaking countries.

This year over 20 NALIP members have films screening at LALIFF! From features to documentaries to shorts, these are movies you won't want to miss. Read the full story for a list of NALIPsters and their films.

You can also visit www.latinofilm.org for more information, a detailed program, and tickets.


NALIP Member Films in the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival

LALIFF Features

 
DETAINED IN THE DESERT
World Premiere
Director: Iliana Sosa
Executive Producer: Josefina Lopez
Adapted from the play Detained in the Desert by Josefina Lopez
 
 
WATER & POWER
Screened at the NALIP 2013 National Conference
Director/Screenwriter: Richard Montoya
Cast: Nicholas Gonzalez, Emilio Rivera, Lupe Ontiveros
 
Director/Screenwriter/Producer: Jesse Salmeron
Producer/Editor: Jeremy Ray Valdez
Cast: Jeremy Ray Valdez

 
SLEEPING WITH THE FISHES
Cast: Gina Rodriguez (recipient of NALIP's 2013 The Lupe Award)
 
Director/Screenwriter/Producer: Fanny Veliz
Cast: Fanny Veliz

 
DRAGON DAY
Producer: Alex Sobol

 
JARDĺN DE AMAPOLAS (FIELD OF AMAPOLAS)
Producer: Maja Zimmermann


LALIFF Documentaries
 
 
JUSTICE FOR MY SISTER (JUSTICIA PARA MI HERMANA)
2012 HBO/NALIP Documentary Award Winner
Director/Screenwriter/Producer/DP/Editor: Kimberly Bautista (LPA 2013)

Director/Screenwriter/Producer: María Agui Carter (NALIP Board Chair, LPA 2003 & 2007)

 
THE GRADUATES (LOS GRADUADOS)
Director/Prodcuer: Bernardo Ruiz         
 
 
WE WOMEN WARRIORS (TEJIENDO SABIDURÍA)
Contest to win two free tickets to the Oct. 12 screening of this film online here!
Director/Screenwriter/Producer: Nicole Karsin (LPA 2011)


LALIFF Shorts
 
 
THE SHOOTING STAR SALESMAN
Producer: Yancey Arias
Cast: Yancey Arias

 
EL DOCTOR
Cast: Luis Deveze

 
LLEGAR A TI (TO REACH YOU)
Director/Screenwriter/Producer/Editor: Alejandro Torres Rezzio

 
A TRUTH IN SILENCE (UNA VERDAD EN SILENCIO)
Screenwriter/Producer: Felipe Piña

 
CLOSE YOUR EYES
Director: Sonia Malfa (LPA 2004 & 2005, LWL 2007)