Since 2005, the Gainesville Latino Film Festival has featured hundreds of groundbreaking, highly acclaimed and thought-provoking films from Latin America. In 2017, our mission continues: to afford Gainesville the unique opportunity to see world-class cinema, innovative shorts, international award winners, and foster diverse experiences that link people through the art of cinema- launching Gainesville as a cultural destination. This year’s amazing line-up includes films from Brazil, Peru, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile, Bolivia, Mexico, US, and Guatemala. Join us for Gainesville’s most thrilling movie event of the year!
This year’s visiting directors are Sergio Machado (Brazil), and Celso Garcia (Mexico) and great speakers, Short Film Jurors, Emily Hind and Bill Dean.
The 1st Annual Short Film Competition will be held on September 18.
There will be a Family Fun Event on September 16, with musical and dance performances, as well as an ESOL Arts showcase at Millhopper Library.
Night in el Barrio, Salsa concert event, will be held on September 28, so get your dancing shoes ready! Don’t miss it!
The full film line up can be found here.
All events are free and open to the public.
Please plan to arrive as early as possible to improve your chances of admission. It is recommended to arrive 30 minutes early for each screening.
For more information, visit Gainesville Latino Film Festival's website
These events are co-sponsored by the Center for the Humanities and the Public Sphere (Rothman Endowment) and many other North Florida partners.
Center for the Humanities
and the Public Sphere
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
200 Walker Hall
P.O. Box 118030
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611