Film Festival Program Partners

This year SLAFF has had the pleasure of partnering with a selection of international not for profit Film Festivals. Together we have curated an amazing program of short films to be screened before some sessions in the 11th Sydney Latin American Film Festival. We are proud to have brought together this esteemed group of partners with whom we share a similar vision and mission.

Ambulante

AMBULANTE is a non-profit organization that focuses on promoting documentary film as a tool for social and cultural transformation. Founded in Mexico in 2005 by Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Pablo Cruz and Elena Fortes, it brings documentary films and training programs to places where they are rarely available in order to create a participative and critical public, cultivate new forms of expression, and encourage debate in Mexico and abroad. For more information, please visit www.ambulante.com.mx.

Cine Las Americas

Cine Las Americas is a multi-cultural,  non-profit organization based in Austin Texas, offering theatrical screenings of films made by and/or about Latinos or Indigenous peoples of the Americas. Films from Spain and Portugal are also included, enhancing a truly Pan-American cinematic experience. For more information, please visit: http://cinelasamericas.org/

The Vancouver Latin American Film Festival (VLAFF)

VLAFF is an organization with the mission to provide a forum for the promotion and exhibition of Latin American cinema in Vancouver. This annual festival encourages dialogue among cultures, and explores and celebrates the art of contemporary Latin American and Latin-Canadian filmmaking. The 14th edition of the Festival will take place from August 25 to September 4. For more information, please visit: www.vlaff.org

The Bogotá Short Film Festival / Festival de Cortos de Bogotá

BOGOSHORTS annually shows the best of the young short film production from Colombia and around the world, in competitive, thematic and special content sections, with nearly 400 short films and diverse academic, industry and entertainment activities, in more than 15 venues in Bogotá’s downtown, to transform the city in the global capital of young cinema, where the public can discover all the possibilities of the short format. Faith in filmmaking, short films and Bogotá are the essence of the festival, in our wish to accomplish a revolution in the short film field. This is complemented by a series of promotional and exhibition activities throughout the year to build a strong culture around short films: the BOGOSHORTS Movement. For more information, please visit here: http://www.bogoshorts.com/

KidzFlicks, the Sydney International festival of Film by Children 

KidzFlicks, the Sydney International Festival of Films by Children, is a week long celebration of films made by children 12 years of age and younger. KidzFlicks offers young Australian filmmakers the opportunity to screen their work for a wider audience. KidzFlicks also brings films by children from over 30 other countries onto Australian screens, enabling Australian children to see their own filmmaking in a truly international context. For more information, please visit here: http://www.bardicstudio.com.au/our_music