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Featured Film: The Other Barrio

Los Angeles Premiere Co-Written by Richard Montoya This independent feature film directorial debut from Producer/Director Dante Betteo is based on a noir short story by San Francisco Poet Laureate Alejandro Murguia. Shot on location in San Francisco and based on true events, THE OTHER BARRIO tells the story of housing inspector Roberto Morales as he…
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35 years of Zoot Suit!

Immerse yourself into the pachuco culture of 1940s Chicano youth as we celebrate the 35th anniversary of Luis Valdez’ 1981 film Zoot Suit on Saturday, August 20!  Download the flyer HERE.
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ChIFF & the Ballad of Gregorio Cortez

Last night, some of our ChIFF crew had the distinct pleasure to view the restoration world premiere of The Ballad of Gregorio Cortez, starring Edward James Olmos.  For a couple of us, it was our first time ever being at the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, home of the Academy Awards (aka the Oscars). …
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Cine Sin Fin Origins

A La Brava Producciones Revolucionarias, Inc., a non profit organization founded in 1994, and the Cine Sin Fin: the Annual East Los Angeles Chicana/o Film Festival are dedicated to the dual mission of fostering artistic achievement and cross cultural understanding. A La Brava established Cine Sin Fin in the summer of 1995 by four brothers:…
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ChIFF’s History

In 1995, A La Brava Productions/Cine Sin Fin founded the first East L.A. Chicano Film Festival (now the Chicano International Film Festival).  Since 1995, the film festival has screened a vast array of films – including short and full length narratives, documentaries, and avant-garde films – exposing the perspective of Chicana/o culture and capturing the…
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Volunteer Opportunities

ChIFF relies on the generosity and dedication of our community of volunteers.  We seek volunteers who share a commitment to supporting Chicano/a film and the arts.  Volunteers are an essential part of our film festival; including pre-festival preparations, special events, opening and closing night receptions, community outreach programs, live music and dance performances, and guest…
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Thank You for Visiting!

We are currently working on our new site and will deploy it within the next coming weeks.  In the meantime, feel free to contact us or visit our social media platforms.  Gracias.
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