August 24th - 25th, 2019

Los Angeles Semi-Finals

The Los Angeles Semi-Finals Screenings will take place in Highland Park

during August 24th and 25th.

We will screen more than 50 films produced by the Latinx and diverse community in the

Los Angeles and nearby areas.


All Screenings will be taking place at

The Offbeat located at


Tickets for each Screening or Block are $10.00 online $12.00 at the door.
If you want to go and see all the 6 blocks we recommend the
All Access Pass for  $35.00.
The All Access Pass allows the person to attend all screenings for the two days.

To buy tickets Scroll Down


L.A. BLOCK 1 | Saturday, August 24th 12:00pm – 2:00pm

6 Angry Cubans directed by Trisha LaFache
Are You Still There? Directed by Gabriela Lopez de Dennis
Mateo directed by Rafael Souza
Tubby Hook directed by Nelson Estevez, Nell Teare
The Trespassed directed by Michelle Bossy
Florence USA directed by Aurora Jimenez
La Gringa directed by Alex Verlage
Running Shadow directed by Carlos Rafael Betancourt

Buy tickets for L.A. BLOCK 1 HERE


L.A. BLOCK 2 | Saturday, August 24th 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Breaking the I.C.E directed by Alejandra Hinojosa
Where the Dahlias Grow directed by Jayden Gillespie
Pony Up directed by Leonardo Santaiti
El Aguacate / The Avocado directed by Darwin Serink
HELLO MEXICO directed by RIchard E. Haywood
Visions Of A Kill Shot directed by Ricardo Ramirez
In Colors directed by Stephanie Willis
ILLEGAL directed by Jesus Nebot

Buy tickets for L.A. BLOCK 2 HERE


L.A. BLOCK 3 | Saturday, August 24th 4:45pm – 7:00pm

The Dark Room directed by Chris Landinguin
Wilmas directed by Alejandra Guzman
Idyll directed by Jayk Gallagher
Me También directed by Valeria Vallejos
History Day directed by Victor Martin
El corredor directed by Jeremiah Moore III
No Le Di Gus (Don’t Tell Gus) directed by Jeff Lucky
Slipping Into Darkness directed by Alex Ferrufino

Buy tickets for L.A. BLOCK 3 HERE


L.A. BLOCK 4 | Sunday, August 25th 12:00pm – 2:00pm
¡Viva la Revolución! directed by Tony Estrada
The Friends I Made That Summer directed by Will Canalizo
A Period Piece directed by Sylvia Ray
Abuela directed by Andre Soto
Chuy directed by Jesus Santillan
The Beginning directed by Lorelei Carlson
PINK directed by Annie Villalobos
The Letter directed by Jazmin Aguilar

Buy tickets for L.A. BLOCK 4 HERE



L.A. BLOCK 5 | Sunday, August 25th 2:30pm – 4:30pm

Welcome directed by Janmarco Santiago
Dance with Death directed by John Fairchild
Far Fa Loo directed by Luis Grane
Coyote directed by Marbet Marin
The Janitor directed by Adam Klugman
Gone directed by Felix Martiz
No Bad Days directed by Ivan R Salinas
Gay Baby directed by Kareem Ferguson
PRAYERS of a SAINT directed by Santho Goonewardene

Buy tickets for L.A. BLOCK 5 HERE


L.A. BLOCK 6 | Sunday, August 25th 4:45pm – 7:00pm
Faith directed by Veronica Diaz Carranza
The Road Not Taken directed by Keenan Duke
Duality directed by Lucas Monteiro
Après un rêve directed by Andrew H. Enriquez
My Life With Boys directed by DAJUAN JOHNSON
Dance With Me, Mija directed by Juan Gil
Duality directed by Cindy Posada, Jachole Loving
La Sirena directed by Christen Celaya, Kinan Valdez
HELP! directed by Estevan Falcón
Luchadora directed by Alexa Villarreal
Mia directed by Felix Martiz

Buy tickets for L.A. BLOCK 6 HERE


If you think you may want to watch all the films and meet all the filmmakers

and actors of the films, save by buying the All Access Pass HERE.


To Buy an All Access Pass click HERE




July 7th - 9th, 2019

New York City Semi-Finals

The New York City Semi-Finals Screenings took place in NYC July 7th, 8th and 9th. We screened more than 60 films produced in New York City and nearby areas. The films were written, directed or produced by Latina and Latino Filmmakers and also filmmakers from every ethnicity that promote inclusion and diversity in their films.  Here are some of the moments captured by the lens of Manny Inoa