The films “Wayunagu” from Honduras, “Defenders of Life” from Costa Rica and “Walking While Black: L.O.V.E. Is the Answer” from the U.S. are among the winners at the Garifuna International Indigenous Film Festival 2017 in Venice, California. “Wayunagu,” which means “our ancestors”
We also made it onto a coveted list of the LA Times Entertainment section! Here’s the link: http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-ca-mn-events-revivals-20170521-story.html
Check out this article about #GarifunaFilmFest in YoVenice.com, the website about all the good things happening in the beautiful community of Venice.
Not only did we make it to the calendar section of the popular site LatinoLA.com but #GarifunaFilmFest was highlighted on their home page (green box/promo on top, right-hand corner). WE ARE HONORED! We thank Mr. Abelardo de la Peña, editor of LatinoLA.com,
Walking While Black: L.O.V.E. Is The Answer As Closing Night Film Sixth annual event recognizes contributions to the betterment and elevation of the dignity of humanity Click here to view the media release SANTA MONICA, Calif. – April 15, 2017 – PRLog
The GIIFF was founded in 2012 with a mission to preserve the values and aspirations of all indigenous people and Garifuna cultures. Founded by Freda Sideroff an indigene of the Garifuna, the GIFF’s mission is to specifically support the preservation of all
Garifunas gave the world the infectious, fast-paced dance and music of punta. But they also have stories to share on the big screen. That’s exactly what the Garifuna International Indigenous Film Festival has been doing since 2012. This year, the fest’s fifth
Exciting news we are going to be interviewed & Spotlighted among Festivals! Check the info here: GIIFF PRESS Alert! http://www.icontact-archive.com/CduNk9_lfE4UHQLIP-dFgCZMzr7OEsDb?w=1