LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes presents the LOMA Film Festival. The Latinas & Latinos of Mixed Ancestry (LOMA) Film Festival has been created to share the stories of people that embody the intersection of Latinos and non-Latinos. Latino culture was built on the interaction between diverse communities from all over the world. This festival shares how this tradition continues creating a new diverse Latino community.

Multiracial Americans has a nearly forty year track record of creativity and integrity in the mixed race community. LA Plaza de Cultura y Artes has been a showcase of Latino talent within the cultural heart of Los Angeles. In Hollywood's backyard, this festival presents a unique audience and opportunity for screening your film!

La Cumbre Best of Show: This award shall be given based on all aspects of the film including theme, talent, and impact.
Theme Award: This award shall be given based on best expression of the LOMA criteria through the story and presentation.
Talent Award: This award shall be given based on either the directing, acting, or writing of the film.
Audience Choice Award: This award shall be given based on vote by the audience for best film.

Submissions must be on one of the following topics or describe the filmmaker/lead actors/writer that meet these criteria:
a) Individual(s) that identify as both Latino and non-Latino
b) Interracial Latino and non-Latino couples
c) Transracially adoptive Latino families
d) People raised in nations/cultures that are non-native to their family (third culture kids) within a Latino environment
Submissions must be of 30 minutes or less.
All genres will be considered including: drama, comedy, romance, animation, documentary, music video, and Avant Garde.

Entrant confirms and warrants required legal authority to submit the entry into the LOMA Film Festival and to use all music, images, and content in the entry.

All entrants will be notified by email or phone of their submission status on or around July 12, 2023. Multiple entries are allowed.

We require digital submission materials. Submission materials will not be returned.
If you are selected you must execute a release agreement wherein you (i) accept responsibility for obtaining any clearances necessary to exhibit your film or music at LOMA Film Festival 2023; (ii) warrant that you have the rights necessary to exhibit your film or music at LOMA Film Festival 2023; and (iii) indemnify and hold harmless LOMA Film Festival, its parent company, its affiliates, and subsidiaries and any of their respective directors, officers, employees, and representatives against any claim arising out of an exhibition of your film or music at LOMA Film Festival 2023. You must authorize LOMA Film Festival to use your selected work for festival promotion purposes.