The Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival - LABRFF is the most important Brazilian film festival in the United States. It was founded in 2007 and has screened over 550 films including features, documentaries and shorts. The most important aspect of the film festival is the film market that happens in parallel do the festival at the AKA hotel in Beverly Hills. Fillmmakers and Producers will have the opportunity to pitch their projects to executives from Hollywood.

The festival has been recognized from the City of Los Angeles as the most important international cultural event for the past 10 years.

The following categories are in competition at the festival:

Best Picture
Best Director
Best Photography
Best Soundtrack
Best Screenplay
Best Actress
Best Actor
Best Supporting Actress
Best Supporting Actor
Best Documentary
Best Short Film
Special Achievement Award

All shorts MUST be only up to 20 minutes long.

All movies MUST be subtitled in English if English is not the original language.

Please read before submitting your movie:
LABRFF is not responsible for your Airlines tickets and/or hotel to attend the event.
LABRFF is not responsible for your subtitles, however we do have a vendor to recommend.
We only accept movies with English subtitles, no exceptions.
We only accept shorts with maximum of 15min. No exceptions.
We do not return and promotional material sent to us to promote your movie.
You must provide us with all the metadata and trailer in ENGLISH.

Overall Rating
  • Great film festival!! Proud to have participated in the 2018 edition

    January 2019
  • Barbara de la Fuente

    What a lovely festival. The staff is so helpful. The film market was great, it gave me the opportunity to pitch my projects to top professionals in the industry.

    November 2017