Now in its the eleventh year, the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival is recognized as the most prestigious Brazilian film festival outside Brazil.

Showcasing the best in new Brazilian cinema and providing the movie-loving public with access to some of the most critically and important Brazilian filmmakers, film industry professionals and emerging new talent by bringing them together in the heart of the entertainment capital of the world.

The Festival features special programs including Filmmakers Retreat, several panels, intimate Coffee Talks and much more. Additionally, the Festival screens short films created by Brazilian talents living in the United States.

Festival History

Since 2008 hundreds of films screened at the Festival have gained critical recognition, received commercial distribution, and reached worldwide audiences eager for fresh perspectives and new voices. With over 620 films screened and 175 awards distributed, the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival promotes and disseminates the Brazilian audiovisual at the world capital of cinema, Hollywood.

Official Jury

Caco Monteiro – Head of the Jury
Nelson Botter
Carolina Vianna
Caco Souza
Mikael de Albuquerque

Contact and Staff

Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival — LABRFF

1 3232 419 4256

For sponsorship in the U.S. please request information at info@labrff.com

Media Credential request please contact us at media@labrff.com


Meire Fernandes
Nazareno Paulo

Programming and Production

Meire Fernandes – Producer/Programming Director

Cristiane Passafaro Guzzi – Producer/Producer Executive – Brazil

Nazareno Paulo – Festival Director

Luis Lopez – Film Market Director

Theodoro Fontes – Film Market Director

Giselle Claudino – Production Manager

Tati Leite – VFX Artist

Communications, Marketing and Digital Media

Lael Arruda – Public Relations

Maria Pericás – Public Relations

Thamara Valença – Social Media Manager

Anthony Sousa – Web Designer and Developer

Janine Bastos – Sponsorships Manager – Brazil

Giselle Claudino – Reporter