Groundbreaking Collaboration

#WhoTellsTheStoryMatters Congrats to all the filmmakers and this ground-breaking partnership!

LALIFF is proud to announce the ten filmmakers that are part of the 2022 LALIFF Inclusion Fellowship, presented by ‪Netflix

The five participants of the Afro Latino cohort are Elyssa Aquino, Jeanette Dilone, Alexis Garcia, Gabriella Moses and Eli Vazquez.

And participating in the Indigenous Latino cohort are William D. Caballero, Evelyn Lorena, Nicole Mejia, Sebastian Rea and Kristi Uribes.

These directors will write, shoot, and complete a short film that will premiere at LALIFF and RNIFF 2022! Learn more about them:‪ ‬

RNIFF and @LALIFF Unite on behalf of the LALIIFF Inclusion Fellowship. Red Nation International Film Festival is proud to help spread the word about the LALIFF Inclusion Fellowship, which will be awarded to 5 Indigenous Latino filmmakers and 5 Afro Latino filmmakers. The ten selected participants will receive $20,000 each and mentor-ships from industry professionals to complete their films.

Completed films will premiere at LALIFF 2022 and screen at RNIFF 2022. Submissions are open until Oct. 14th. Learn more and apply at

#WhoTellsTheStoryMatters #LALIFF #RNIFF


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