The Georgia Latino Film Festival is celebrating its 11th year, which has quickly become the fastest growing southeast cinematic celebration. The Georgia Latino Film Festival is one of the most diverse film festivals in the country produced and curated by Afro Latinos, welcoming an audience of nearly 1,500 independent actors, producers, directors, with over 30 screenings of independent, international, animated, documentary, virtual reality, music videos and short films, with submissions from all over the country and around the world. The Georgia Latino International Film Festival is not just for Latino. The Georgia Latino International Film Festival is made for all Georgians who want to immerse themselves in Latino culture and know more about life across the Caribbean, Mexico, South America and Spain..
Georgia Latino Film Festival screenings include conversations with the filmmakers, producers and distributors, giving our attendees, great opportunity to network and engage with industry professionals. In the past few festivals artists and directors who have come to share knowledge and empower our next generation of film makers include actors Oscar Torre (Hangover 3, Ladrones 1 and 2, The Boatman, Sin Verguenzas, Queen of the South) Edward James Olmos ( MC Mayans, American Me, Selena, Agents of Shield, Battlestar Galactica, Miami Vice ) Tenoch Huerta (The 33), Marlon Moreno (Casnado Luciernagas, El Capo 1,2,3) Lisa Nicloe (Married to Medicine) Pepe Serna (Scarface, The Jerk, Road To Juarez) Reece Odum (Imprisoned by Love) Rick Najera (East Los High, Latinologues, In Living Color, Nothing Like the Holidays) Danny Trejo, (Machete)Luis Guzman (The Man in the iron Mask, Carlito’s Way and Puerto Rican in Paris ) amongst many others.
Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association, Jose Marquez, Yvette Moise and Lance Robertson in honor of Hispanic Heritage month founded the Georgia Latino International Film Festival to make sure that Latino stories are told in the Hollywood of the South, Georgia. The Georgia Latino Film Alliance hold activities and events throughout where Latino film executives, producers, and artists at the forefront of the Latino Film industry can come together, to discuss the future of Latino FilmMakers, Writers, and Directors in Georgia.
Each year during Hispanic Heritage Month the Georgia Latino Film Alliance produces the Georgia Latino International Film Festival, 4 inspiring days filled with premieres, workshops, panels, exclusive parties, and awards showcasing the top storytellers and filmmakers in the Latino Film Industry and Georgia.
The Georgia Latino Film festival is an arts non-profit with a mission to build community awareness of independent filmmakers and provide educational opportunities for students and the Georgia Latino filmmakers community.
To create opportunities for the Georgia communities to experience high-quality Latino films and be part of this 9 Billion dollar industry.
These year-round programs —Bring audiences and filmmakers together, to deepen the relationship between the moviegoer, filmmaker and artist. and is the place where careers are born, leveraging our collective voices and resources to empower the Latino film Industry and our community.