Celebrating its 16th anniversary, the Los Angeles Brazilian International Film Festival will take place October 23 at the new The Culver Theater in Culver City, California. An Opening Night Gala will kick-off the festival with a red-carpet event and a premiere film followed by a cocktail party.
“LABRFF is proud to bring the festival to Culver City and present a diverse line-up of independent storytellers,” said LABRFF founder said Meire Fernandes. “The festival has seen tremendous growth, allowing us to showcase and nurture important voices that the world needs to hear.”
This year LABRFF brings the Kids selection into the festival attempt to bring independent films to a historically under-represented audience – children. Each year, a small selection of family-friend independent films will be presented for young audiences, to help them develop an appreciation for movies that don't screen in multiplexes, have expanded universes, or merchandise tie-ins with major toy companies. Also, the festival is happy to announce that Faith-Based and Environmental films will also be included into the festival.
The 2023 festival will showcase more than 40 independent films from Brazil and around the world, combining the best of features, documentaries, shorts, kids, and environmental films as well as tribute screenings, a celebrity-filled red carpet and more.
LABRFF’s mission is to support and facilitate independent producers and filmmakers to screen and distribute their movies in the United States. Moreover, stimulate new business opportunities in the film industry. The festival has established a favorable environment to exchange information between Brazil, United States, and other countries by offering panels, workshops, lectures, and networking meetings to its attendees. The festival creates visibility and promotes culture throughout the most powerful medium in the world: cinema.
Los Angeles Brazilian International Film Festival www.labrff.com