The East LA Film Festival turns 14 years old. Almost a quinceañera.
ELAFF's 14th Annual Film Festival and The Panamanian International Film Festival/LA have joined forces to bring you "TAKE 2." A new collaborative initiative of combined resources talent, and films from around the world while keeping it real "From The Hood To Hollywood."

ELAFF is presenting the Homie Award to some talented storytellers.

Overall Rating
  • Alfredo Ramos

    ELAFF is a top notch festival with heart- festival director Juan Escobedo has done an amazing job.

    October 2021
  • Excellent experience with ELAFF! Due to Covid, the festival went live with virtual screening on Facebook and Q&A via Zoom, which worked out great for friends and family to view all the films and participate with questions and comments. The event was presented by The Los Angeles Times, which did an awesome job interviewing all the filmmakers. Thank you to the Festival director, Juan Escobedo, who did a great job putting the event together.

    August 2020
    Response from festival:

    Always a pleasure Ms. LALA.