14th Annual

Latino and Native American Film Festival

April 5-19, 2024

Currently in its 14th year
the Latino & Native American Film Festival (LANAFF) at Southern Connecticut State University is groundbreaking in its dedication to the recruitment and retention of Latino and Native American students toward furthering their careers and education at the university level.

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Virtual Festival

Be sure to check back often to explore captivating stories from around the world. Our selection of films is continuously expanding with new additions, providing you with a diverse array of cinematic experiences to discover and enjoy.

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See key dates and submission information.

Submission Information


See the list of selected films. Watch the films online available during the virtual festival here on April 5 - 19, 2024.

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This festival is free and open to the public.

Opening Day Preview: Public Schools Special

Experience a special preview tailored for public school students. The program will feature the dynamic Jorge Arce, renowned for his educational and artistic integration of Afro-Latino stories and experiences with the power and brilliance of music and communal interaction.

March 18, 2024, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Adanti Student Center Ballroom
Southern Connecticut State University

Opening Day Ceremony: Embracing Community

Kick off the festival with us! Celebrate with Jorge Arce as we honor Afro-Latino heritage through film and live performances. Complimentary food and refreshments are available.

March 18, 2024, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Adanti Student Center Theater
Southern Connecticut State University

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Films by Faculty Request

March 19 –22, 2024, 9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Adanti Student Center Theater
Southern Connecticut State University

Closing Ceremony and Screenings

Conclude the festival with us as we recognize this year’s exceptional films and share reflections on our collective journey. Food and refreshments provided.

March 22, 2024, 4:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Adanti Student Center
Southern Connecticut State University

Watch Virtually

Selected films will be available from April 5 - 19, 2024.


Carlos A Torre

Melanie Uribe
Associate Director

Michael Aku RoDriguez

Jian Chan
Website & Platform Administrator

Kai Torre
Platform Content Specialist / Platform Coordinator

Benjamin Lichack
Graphics & Marketing Coordinator


Email: carlos.torre@yale.edu
Phone: 203-668-9940
Facebook: LANAFF

Southern Connecticut State University