The East LA International and Youth Film Festival (ELAFF)

6 Annual September 12, 2013 to September 14, 2013

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Los Angeles CA 90022
Phone: 310-877-7970

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Feature FIlms
Any type of films are welcome - Narrative, Documentary, Experimental, Webisode, LGBT, Horror, War, and Animation Feature Films Films over 45 min. in length.

Short FIlms
Any type of Short films or Music videos, Webisodes and Experimental shorts. They can be narrative, documentary, or animation as long as they are under 45 min. in length. We are also seeking LGBT Films
Youth/Student Films

Note: All films that include subject matter, writers, crew and talent that identify as Latino can be included.


Bienvenidos and The East LA Society of Film and Arts (TELA SOFA) once again is proud to bring a cinematic experience East of LA in collaboration with Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival (RRAFF), East LA Film Festival (ELAFF) and SeFija Online Magazine.

"Provoke Thought, Inspire Solutions"

Date: September 12 and 13, 2013
Produced by Bienvenidos' Project SAFE and TELA SOFA, programs of Bienvenidos.


This year East Los Angeles is proud to announce the collaboration of the Reel Rasquache Art & Film Festival and the East Los Angeles Film Festival (ELAFF) produced by BIenvenidos' Project SAFE and The East LA Society of Film Arts with the support from Supervisor Gloria Molina and Councilman Jose Huizar.


Angela Marie Ortiz (Festival Co-Director); Juan Escobedo (Festival Director)


Please provide 3 DVD Copies.

Copies will not be returned.

Do not send other materials than the 3 DVD Copies.

Please mark all copies with with tracking #, Name and Contact Information

Send a link to your trailer once accepted.

Shorts must be under 45min.

Features must be over 45min.


The East Los Angeles Society of Film and Arts Annual International Film Festival is hereby granted the right to utilize an excerpt from any film submitted and accepted for exhibition at the Festival for promotional purposes. The individual or corporation submitting the film hereby warrants that it is authorized to commit the film for screening, and understands and accepts these requirements and regulations. All films submitted are automatically part of TELA SOFA non-commercial film library unless otherwise stated by the filmmaker or representative. The undersigned shall indemnify and hold harmless The East Los Angeles Society of Film and Arts against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees, and costs of the court) which may be incurred by reason of any claim involving copyright, trademark, credits, publicity, screening, and loss of or damage to the screening videos entered.