The East LA Film Festival 2008

East LA Film Festival (ELAFF) was first produced in 2008 at the East LA Civic Center during the Day of the Dead. It was a day of art, molé cuisine, Frida Kahlo fashion, music and films to Provoke Thought and Inspire Solutions.

The East LA Film Festival 2009

East LA Film Festival 2009 was in honor of Alexis Echavarria. Every year we honor the memory of this young filmmaker whose storytelling through his film “18 Minutes” touches many of the issues affecting our youth today.