LIFFY 2021

2021 festival dates

The Latino & Iberian Film Festival at Yale (LIFFY) will be held from November 7-14, 2021. It will be a hybrid festival with virtual and in-person presentations. 

2021 festival jury 
Ana María Hernández, Ph.D., Comparative Literature, New York University. She specializes in Caribbean and River Plate studies, fantastic literature, and interdisciplinary studies (art/music/literature and film).
Carla Salinas Ávila has worked on various audiovisual projects with diverse roles such as production supervisor, production manager, field producer, associate producer and others.
Her work includes TV, feature films, documentaries, commercials and live events.

Diego Corsini is a film Director, Producer and Scriptwriter for films and television. He is the Director and Co-Founder of the Argentine film production company CINEWORLD SRL.

2021 festival bumper

Program and Agenda found here. Please check back on this website for details.

Winners of LIFFY 2021

Feature Length Films

Narrative: Bantú Mama, Iván Herrera (Dominican Republic)

First Film: Los Fuertes, Omar Zúñiga (Chile)

Documentary: Los Índalos, Roberto Persano, Juan Andrés Martínez Canto, and Santiago Nacif (Argentina/Nicaragua)

Best Director: Ata tu arado a una estrella, Carmen Guarini (Argentina)

Best Actor: Ex Aequo, Andrea Henry ; Pólvora en el corazón, Camila Urrutia (Guatemala); El cuento, Zahir Perrín, (Argentina)

Short Films

Narrative: Los Coleccionistas, Diana Moreno (Cuba)

Documentary: Santi 17, Álvaro E. Olaiz & Segismundo Monsó Agorreta (Spain)

Animated: War of the Worlds, Manoel Brito (Portugal) and Nuevo Rico, Kristian Mercado (Puerto Rico/USA)

As We Are - LIFFY Film Q&A Session