ATLANTA, GA — May 26, 2022 — (NOTICIAS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Jose Marquez, Ph.D., 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, in Atlanta Ga. 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 Georgia Latino Film Alliance. “with this great opportunity given to our filmmakers they have an opportunity to have their films run on HBOMax/WarnerMedia OneFifty.
The Georgia Latino Film Alliance is committed to offer a platform to showcase the remarkable and diverse work of Latino filmmakers from Georgia, across the country, and from around the world. “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 are able to inspire others.”
Yvette Moise, GALFAs President, and Co-Founder says, “We are excited to see what our amazing content creators have accomplished this year, it is a great time to be Latino a filmmakers, musicians, and artists. Many have had obstacles to finish their project but through very hard work and determination, they produced and complete their work. We believe it is important to be a platform that addresses this historic moment in time.
The program and complete schedule of events will be announced in early July, so join our mailing list and don’t miss any updates.
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 (GALIFF).
The Georgia Latino Film Alliance and Film Festival is the premiere film festival in the South East and the only Afro Latino directed Film Festival in the country.
Georgia Latino Film Festival is celebrated in the state of Georgia, which 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. https://galiff.org/join-us/
About HBO Max Pa’lante!
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About WarnerMedia OneFifty
WarnerMedia OneFifty represents the natural complement to the industry-leading work of WarnerMedia and its brands HBO, HBO Max, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, truTV, CNN, DC Entertainment, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, and others. Inspired by the nearly 100-year tradition of innovation at our company, WarnerMedia OneFifty serves as the content elevation hub for WarnerMedia, and as an artist studio where content innovation happens, seeking to amplify the best, most compelling untold and artist-forward stories to audiences. https://onefifty.com/