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GALIFF goes live from SEPTEMBER 29TH – OCTOBER 2nd, 2021
GALIFF opens call for submission for its 2022 edition.
Atlanta, CA May 24, 2022 – Dr. Jose Marquez, PhD and Yvette Moise, founders of the Georgia Latino Film Alliance, (GALFA) and Julie Ann Crommett, GALFA Board Chairwomen announced today that the Georgia Latino International Film Festival (GALIFF) will host its 11th season of the festival that will run during Hispanic Heritage Month Thursday September 29th through Sunday, October 2nd 2022.
This year’s program will be comprised of feature films, episodic, music, XR projects and short films, including those from GALIFF’s and HBOMax/Warner Media’s Latino Short Film Festival. The Short film festival, created to develop next generation film makers extensive and inclusive opportunities for underrepresented groups within the Latino community, and select ten visionary Latino directors.
“As one of the only Afro Latino curated film festivals in the world, we were overwhelmed by the support from the film industry and community for GALIFF and more importantly for our filmmakers,” said Julie Ann Crommett, Chairwomen of GALFA. “with this opportunity our filmmakers have an opportunity to have their films. The Georgia Latino Film Alliance is committed to offer a platform to showcase the remarkable and diverse work of Latino filmmakers. We want to ensure that these voices are heard, that we create in-person space and a distribution channel that our next generation of storytellers are seen and inspire others.”
Yvette Moise,, GALFAs President and Co-Founder says, “We are excited to see what our amazing content creators, it is a great time to be Latino a filmmakers, musicians and artists. Many have had obstacles to finish their project but worked very hard to produce and complete their work. We believe it is important to be a platform that addresses this historic moment in time.
Submissions are open and will be open until August, 29th 2022. For more details or to submit, please visit GALIFF’s website here.
The program and complete schedule of events will be announced in early July.
Presenting sponsors include Univision, Warner Media, Gwinnett Film and Tourism, Twitter and Disney.
For additional information please visit www.GALIFF.org.
About The Georgia Latino Film Alliance and Film Festival.
The Georgia Latino Film Alliance and Film Festival the premiere film festival in the South East and only Afro Latino directed Film Festival in the country.
Georgia Latino Film Festival celebrated in the state of Georgia, that features Latino directed, produced and acted films among other national and international entries.
Through this Film festival we will showcase latino talent in Georgia and educate and empower the next generation of latino storytellers.
The mission of the Georgia Latino Film Alliance is to build awareness of independent films and film as an art form; provide educational opportunities for students
and Georgia Latino filmmakers and create opportunities for the Georgia communities to experience high-quality Latino films.