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Short Documentaries

A Shelter For Edith

Film

A Shelter For Edith

Directed by Elisa Stone, Matthew Leahy
As the world grappled with pandemic isolation, Edith Espinal entered her third year of sanctuary in a Midwestern…
Short Fiction

After Hours

Film

After Hours

Directed by Marco Sroka
Carlos' past and present collide during a drug bust gone bad.
Short Fiction

Alejandro

Film

Alejandro

Directed by Jaime Castañeda
A mother shares stories with her son on a momentous, late afternoon drive.
NYLFF Drive-In, U.S. Feature Narratives

All The World Is Sleeping

Film

All The World Is Sleeping

Directed by Ryan Lacen
Fighting for her own life and the ones she loves, a Chicana in New Mexico sinks deeper into…
U.S. Feature Narratives

American Thief

Film

American Thief

Directed by Miguel Silveira
Filmed and scripted around true events between 2015-2019, American Thief straddles fiction and documentary as a secret plot…
Web Series

B-Sides

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B-Sides

Directed by Lin Que Ayoung
While attending Aston University, Alexis, Lynn, Reagan and Viv formed a sisterhood that only grew stronger over the…
Short Fiction, Spectrum

Black & White

Film

Black & White

Directed by Edgar Garcia Chavez
This experimental film dissects the Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary’s definitions of the words Black and White - to prove…
Web Series

Border Patrol

Film

Border Patrol

Directed by John Lopez
Border Patrol is a satirical comedy about a group of Latino Border Patrol agents and the eccentric residents…
Short Documentaries

Cartagena Boy

Film

Cartagena Boy

Directed by Ibai Vigil-Escalera, Jose Andre Sibaja
Five Venezuelan boys leave their country in search of opportunities and means to support their families. They travel…
Midnight, Short Fiction

Closer

Film

Closer

Directed by Michael Vargas
A woman’s cozy night home alone turns deadly after an endless string of terrifying neighborhood crime alerts bombard…
NYLFF Drive-In, U.S. Feature Narratives

Come Find Me

Film

Come Find Me

Directed by Daniel Poliner
Come Find Me is a story about a mother and daughter facing major life changes and how their…
Short Fiction

Crabs in a Barrel

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Crabs in a Barrel

Directed by Michael León
Celebrating your friends is super exciting…unless you’re the least successful person in the room. A jaded writer attends…
NYLFF Drive-In

Dark Blood : Showcase Premiere

Film

Dark Blood : Showcase Premiere

Directed by Harold Trompetero
John Leguizamo stars in this white knuckle drama set in Colombia. The Spanish-language film, directed by acclaimed Colombian…
Midnight, Short Fiction

Dawn

Film

Dawn

Directed by Katherine Castro, Liza Gipsova, Nona Catusanu, Red Dawn Trio
Directed by: Nona Catusanu, Katherine Castro, Liza Gipsova, Red Dawn Trio. One woman faces her final obligation in...
Short Fiction

Disarm

Film

Disarm

Directed by Carlos Carrasco
A veteran returns home to surprise his daughter at school and gets his own surprise.
Short Fiction

Don’t Come Close

Film

Don’t Come Close

Directed by Daniel Fermín Pfeffer
At the height of New York City’s COVID pandemic, a young man can’t come close to his family.
Short Documentaries

Eagles (Aguilas)

Film

Eagles (Aguilas)

Directed by Kristy Guevara-Flanagan, Maite Zubiaurre
Along the scorching southern desert border in Arizona, it is estimated that only one out of every five…
Short Documentaries

Evergreen

Film

Evergreen

Directed by Milton Diaz
Capturing the last months of a video store in Greenwich Village in 2007 and how it affects the…
Short Fiction

Ferris Wheel

Film

Ferris Wheel

Directed by Kyle Andrews
A homeless man named Ferris struggles to maintain his humanity, despite the crippling pressures of survival on the…
Short Fiction

Forgotten But Not Gone

Film

Forgotten But Not Gone

Directed by Michael Rocha
A work-obsessed man loses his childhood optimism. He then ventures into his subconscious and confronts the force that…
Short Fiction, Spectrum

Freezerburn

Film

Freezerburn

Directed by Sarah Rattay-Maloney
An absurdist comedy about queerness, finding yourself, and the lies we live with until we can’t. Because sometimes…
Short Fiction

Great America

Film

Great America

Directed by Angelita Mendoza
Jay is the leader of a militia of citizens that detain immigrants crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally. His…
Short Fiction

Heights

Film

Heights

Directed by Major Dorfman
Over the course of a summer afternoon, two brothers must decide whether or not they will remain silent…
Midnight, Short Fiction

Hell of a Pitcher

Film

Hell of a Pitcher

Directed by Daniel Burity
It’s Independence Day, and a group of high school friends decide to trespass on a little league baseball…
Short Fiction

Hurricane Flora

Film

Hurricane Flora

Directed by Gabriel De Varona
A Cuban-American documentarian rides out a hurricane at her parents’ house with her boyfriend. Tensions rise as she…
Short Fiction

I Just Wish You Told Me

Film

I Just Wish You Told Me

Directed by Michelle C. Bonilla
Jessie and Karen have been a same sex couple for thirteen years. When Karen doesn’t make it out…
Short Documentaries

Inner City Legend

Film

Inner City Legend

Directed by Edwin FrankO
Everyone has a struggle. Everyone has a story. Everyone has something to say. "WHAT'S YOUR HUSTLE?" is a…
Short Documentaries

Keys (Llaves)

Film

Keys (Llaves)

Directed by Mayra A. Flores, Nicholas Manting Brewer
A young mother, whose family is separated by ICE, shares her story in this short, animated documentary.
Web Series

LA 143

Film

LA 143

Directed by Sergio Monserrate
Izzy just got dumped, and getting dumped has a way of complicating things when you thought you had…
NYLFF Drive-In

La Soga 2 : Closing Night Premiere

Film

La Soga 2 : Closing Night Premiere

Directed by Manny Perez
A suspenseful thriller and love story, where a former hitman (La Soga) fights to rescue the love of…
Short Fiction

Loli

Film

Loli

Directed by Fernanda Tapia
DREAMer Insta-Model Loli, works her first fashion campaign in L.A.- but in order to finish the photoshoot, she…
Short Fiction

Loving Anna

Film

Loving Anna

Directed by Travis Orozco
Alex buys a new augmented reality device that allows him to see, hear, and feel a lost love.…
Short Fiction

Lowlife

Film

Lowlife

Directed by Alexandra Hinojosa
Alina is haunted by a presence she must confront in order to make a break from her former…
Short Fiction

Mad Machine

Film

Mad Machine

Directed by Sergio Guerra
In the not-too-distant future, personal security androids fill the void left by a fully privatized police force. When…
Short Documentaries

Making The Impossible Possible: The Story of Puerto Rican Studies in Brooklyn College

Film

Making The Impossible Possible: The Story of Puerto Rican Studies in Brooklyn College

Directed by Pam Sporn, Tami Gold
This is the story of the student-led struggle to win Puerto Rican Studies at Brooklyn College, CUNY, in…
Short Documentaries

Melting Snow

Film

Melting Snow

Directed by Janah Elise Cox
Melting Snow is a short archival documentary exploring the coloniality of Puerto Rico’s labor through the symbol of…
Documentaries

Missing In Brooks County

Film

Missing In Brooks County

Directed by Jeff Bemiss, Lisa Molomot
Named one of the Must-See Documentaries of the Summer by USA Today, Missing in Brooks County follows the…
Midnight, Short Fiction

Momma, Don’t Go

Film

Momma, Don’t Go

Directed by Rafael De Leon Jr.
A mother and daughter struggle to survive a deadly home invasion.
Short Fiction, Spectrum

Motions

Film

Motions

Directed by Starr Nathan
The energy exchange of three New Yorkers collide on the train in stories of anxiety, heartache and redemption.…
Short Fiction, Spectrum

My American Family

Film

My American Family

Directed by Victor Migalchan
Coming to America to fulfill the 'American Goals' could be challenging, and that's the case for Alexander Romanovich.…
Web Series

Neighbors

Film

Neighbors

Directed by Daniel Gaymon
Adventure and drama can still be had in a Pandemic. With Broadway shut down and a virus on…
Short Documentaries

No Soy Oscar

Film

No Soy Oscar

Directed by Jon Ayon
A first-generation Latinx father journeys through unrecognizable, unceded lands in the border regions between the U.S. and Mexico…
Documentaries

Oaxacalifornia: The Return (Oaxacalifornia: El Regreso)

Film

Oaxacalifornia: The Return (Oaxacalifornia: El Regreso)

Directed by Trisha Ziff
In 1994 we met the Mejía family as they navigated their new reality as recently arrived immigrants to…
Web Series

Our Shag Pad

Film

Our Shag Pad

Directed by Aldo Pisano
In this mockumentary set in the 1960s, a Cuban ladies' man has his life turned upside down when…
Short Fiction

Perro De Calle

Film

Perro De Calle

Directed by Jose Guerrero
Directed by: Jose Guerrero. A short that follows the trials and tribulations of an aimless drug addict in…
Short Fiction

Petra

Film

Petra

Directed by Randy Valdes
Marlie, a dutiful assistant who dreams of being the theater’s next star, struggles to wrangle a flamboyant cast…
Short Fiction

Pine Mountain Overnight

Film

Pine Mountain Overnight

Directed by Geena Marie Hernandez
A naïve teen discovers just how hairy growing up can be when she embarks on an overnight class…
Short Fiction

Please Enjoy Your Stay

Film

Please Enjoy Your Stay

Directed by Tynan DeLong
An anxious musician finds himself unable to leave his hotel room.
Short Fiction

Pool Boy

Film

Pool Boy

Directed by Luke Willis
Austin, a college jock home for the summer, unexpectedly develops a crush on Star, his parents' non-binary pool…
Short Fiction

Prologue

Film

Prologue

Directed by Justin Joseph Hall
When a woman falls in love and marries a good man she expects to be happy, but finds…
NYLFF Drive-In

Raising Victor Vargas : Opening Night 20th Anniversary Reunion

Film

Raising Victor Vargas : Opening Night 20th Anniversary Reunion

Directed by Peter Sollett
A full cast reunion, 20 years in the making! On New York City’s Lower East Side, Dominican teen…
Web Series

Real American

Film

Real American

Directed by Jacob de la Rosa, Kathryn Postema
A news producer covers politics in an alternate timeline where aliens came to Earth as refugees. She’s at…
NYLFF Drive-In, U.S. Feature Narratives

Samland

Film

Samland

Directed by Juan Pablo Reyes
A desperate immigrant accepts a marriage of convenience from an unscrupulous drug dealer to a young woman running…
Short Fiction, Spectrum

Self-Titled

Film

Self-Titled

Directed by Daymian Mejia
As Luke finalizes his debut album, he struggles to escape an audio hallucination that has infected his reality.
Web Series

Short Adam

Film

Short Adam

Directed by Adam Lopez
A struggling actor living in Los Angeles dreams of success in the entertainment industry and launches an unscrupulous…
Short Fiction

Sickly

Film

Sickly

Directed by Byron Leon
Anxiously convinced his flu-like symptoms could be something much worse, a luckless Brooklynite winds up in a fever-dream…
Short Fiction

Silent Partner

Film

Silent Partner

Directed by Aristotle Torres
Silas Jones is an accomplished, Black trial attorney on the cusp of making partner at a white-shoe law…
Short Fiction

Super Ma

Film

Super Ma

Directed by Juan Gil
A struggling single mother yearns for stability and purpose. Caught in a moment of peril, she must unleash…
NYLFF Drive-In, U.S. Feature Narratives

Superblocked

Film

Superblocked

Directed by Romel Rodriguez
A struggling Latino entrepreneur starts a business to professionally prevent his clients’ romantic pursuits from entering another relationship…
Short Documentaries

Team Meryland

Film

Team Meryland

Directed by Gabriel Gaurano
Born and raised in the Watts projects of Los Angeles, twelve-year-old Mexican-American boxer Meryland Gonzalez fights in-and-out of…
Short Fiction

Tejano Night

Film

Tejano Night

Directed by Alexander Rosales
While out of town at a family gathering in South Texas, an awkward Mexican-American, Mijo, is forced to…
Short Fiction

The Boy And The Astronaut (El Nino Y El Astronauta)

Film

The Boy And The Astronaut (El Nino Y El Astronauta)

Directed by Adrian Velasquez
After misplacing his favorite toy, a young boy is led by his other toys through the fantastic obstacles…
Short Documentaries

The Last Movie Theater in Washington Heights

Film

The Last Movie Theater in Washington Heights

Directed by Anthony Rojas
The Last Movie Theatre In Washington Heights is a magical-realist documentary about the RKO Coliseum Cinema, a 99-year-old…
International Features

The Last Tour (La Ultima Gira)

Film

The Last Tour (La Ultima Gira)

Directed by Douglas Sánchez
Legendary singer Daniel Santos may be retired, but that won’t stop him from setting out on one more…
Short Fiction

The Montage (El Montaje)

Film

The Montage (El Montaje)

Directed by Ed Trucco
In the midst of loss & grief, a tango dancer rediscovers the true healing power of music &…
U.S. Feature Narratives

The Saint of the Impossible

Film

The Saint of the Impossible

Directed by Marc Wilkins
Directed by: Marc Wilkins. Writer: Lani-rain Feltham. Produced by: Joël Jent. A murder, a police raid and the...
Short Documentaries

The Sunset Is Not A Permanent Home (Lagrimas Negras)

Film

The Sunset Is Not A Permanent Home (Lagrimas Negras)

Directed by Andrew Garcia
Circumstances test notions of love, loss, and identity held by teens in Brooklyn and Queens while navigating their…
Short Fiction

Unicorn

Film

Unicorn

Directed by Jason Tropiano
A gay man’s struggle to be accepted leads to an unexpected physical transformation that forces him to discover…
Web Series

United Space of America

Film

United Space of America

Directed by William D. Caballero
Two elderly astronauts. One mission. Find a new planet to retire to, after political infighting has made their…
Short Fiction

When You Clean A Stranger’s Home

Film

When You Clean A Stranger’s Home

Directed by Sharon Arteaga
Abby, a first-generation high school student, describes what she and her mom have learned about people when cleaning…
Short Fiction

#Whitina

Film

#Whitina

Directed by J.Sean Smith
High school cheerleader and whitina (white acting Latina) Genesis  is forced to flee with her two former best…
Short Fiction

With His Eyes Closed

Film

With His Eyes Closed

Directed by Jose Navas
In the city of Miami, Andres and his younger brother Miguel are living under the control of their…