FICG in LA transforms itself and becomes GuadaLAjara Film Festival in honor of the two cities that have seen it grow.

GLAFF seeks to identify, nurture and empower all generations of Latin-American and BIPOC filmmakers with an emphasis on the unification of creative minds and building bridges between the U.S. and Latin America. Our foundation is built on the diversity of language and culture.

GLAFF is a part of the University of Guadalajara, and education is at the heart of our existence. We intend to build programs for students and early career filmmakers that address the pipeline issue in Hollywood. We want our GLAFF community to feel represented and know that everyone has a voice.

The festival is a platform that gives the community the opportunity to tell history through their eyes.

For more information please contact: admin@glaff.org

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The Guadalajara International Film Festival (FICG) promotes Mexican and Ibero-American cinema, originating in 1986 and growing into Latin America’s largest film event. FICG showcases 280+ films from 45 countries, drawing 142,000+ attendees annually. It emphasizes filmmaker education through programs like Talents Guadalajara and DocuLab, while also supporting social causes via premiere galas’ box office proceeds. FICG’s goal is global recognition for Latin American, Spanish, and Portuguese films, with active filmmaker-audience interaction.

For more info visit www.ficg.mx

The University of Guadalajara Foundation in the United States of America (UDG Foundation USA) is an extension of Fundación Universidad de Guadalajara, A.C., and is made up of a number of prominent academic and social leaders. The Foundation works to attain private support from individuals, foundations and/or corporations in order to fulfill the mission and vision of the University of Guadalajara at Los Angeles.

For more info visit www.udgusa.org 

The University of Guadalajara, over two centuries old, is a major educational hub in Guadalajara and Jalisco, hosting 265,000+ students across diverse programs. It excels in human resources, scientific advancements, and cultural enrichment for Mexico’s western region. With a commitment to social betterment through education, it prioritizes impactful research, sustainability, inclusivity, and social justice. Globally recognized, the university pioneers innovative approaches for societal development.

For more info visit www.udg.mx

The Grodman Legacy is an academic fund donated by Dr. Pyrrha Gladys Grodman, for the promotion of education and the arts for Jalisco’s youth through scholarships as well as academic, cultural and artistic activities in Mexico and the United States.


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