This year's LALIFF
boasts a half-dozen such titles, including the teen gang drama "Down for Life" (filmed at L.
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The Academy of Motion Picture, Arts and Sciences validates the festival's excellence by recognizing LALIFF as a qualifying festival for the Academy's Short Film Category for Oscar([R]) nomination consideration.
LALIFF 2010 will present feature films, documentaries, shorts and special screenings.
We're celebrating one of the most extraordinary commitments to understanding ourselves a little bit better,'' adds actor Edward James Olmos, another LALIFF
The Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival is a registered 501(c) (3) non-profit organization which was founded in 1996 as part of the City of Los Angeles' Latino Heritage Month festivities by Oscar(R)-nominated actor, director, producer Edward James Olmos and LALIFF
Executive Director and programmer Marlene Dermer.
Olmos is a long-time friend of Farmers, and as co-founder of LALIFF
and his active role in many other community programs fits perfectly with Farmers' goal of improving the quality of life for all Latinos," Ms.
The importance of DVD distribution is that it is a second window of opportunity in the marketing of a film, after theatrical distribution," said Jose Carlos Mangual, the industry office manager for LALIFF
This partnership will allow LALIFF
to embrace the newest technology which will help disseminate festival information to our community and Hollywood industry professionals," said Edward James Olmos, co-founder of LALIFF
Last year, LALIFF
presented over 100 features, documentaries, and shorts and enjoyed an attendance of more than 25,000 people.
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Their relationship with LALIFF
is essential for our growth.