Now in its the twelfth 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 720 films screened and 210 awards distributed, the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival promotes and disseminates the Brazilian audiovisual at the world capital of cinema, Hollywood.

Official Jury


Contact and Staff

Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival — LABRFF

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Meire Fernandes
Nazareno Paulo

Programming and Production

Meire Fernandes – Festival Director/ Executive Producer/ Programming

Cristiane Passafaro Guzzi – Producer Brazil

Manoel Neto– Marketing Director

Theodoro Fontes – Film Market

Tati Leite –Producer USA/ VFX Artist

Communications, Marketing and Digital Media

Lael Arruda – Public Relations

Thamara Valença – Social Media Manager

Nayara Carrilho – Social Media

Anthony Sousa – Web Designer and Developer

Carol Rodrigues (Punkeca) – Graphic Designer

Tony Viegas – Sponsorships & Partnerships Director

Giselle Claudino – Reporter & Host

Bianca Dubeux – Sponsorship Producer

Livia Wipicch – Photographer

Ruth de Souza – Photographer