• The Hollywood Reporter on LinkedIn
  • Follow THR on Pinterest

Los Angeles Film Festival

Los Angeles Film Festival

Latest News

  1. LAFF 2014: Director Says to Be Popular, Make Films About 'Vera Farmiga's Dad's Nose Hairs'

    3:55 pm PDT 06/15/2014
    Number of comments:

    Directors Kimberly Peirce, Debra Granik, Valerie Faris and Jonathan Dayton told a LAFF audience of filmmakers how to connect with mainstream audiences and actors. READ MORE

    • 1
  2. LAFF: Women Writers, Directors Reveal Challenges They've Faced

    7:29 am PDT 06/15/2014
    Number of comments:

    At a Los Angeles Film Festival panel, director Gina Prince-Bythewood observes, "Talent has no gender." READ MORE

    • 0
  3. LAFF: Production Designers Offer Their Takes on Reimaging L.A.

    7:51 pm PDT 06/14/2014
    Number of comments:

    The designers behind "Her" and "L.A. Confidential" reveal their secrets for making their films familiar but different. READ MORE

    • 2
  4. LA Film Fest: John Lithgow Talks 'Love Is Strange'

    2:24 am PDT 06/13/2014
    Number of comments:

    The film, about two men who wed after 39 years together, was inspired by co-writer Mauricio Zacharias' parents' 50-year marriage. READ MORE

    • 1
  5. Relativity's 'Earth to Echo' to Have World Premiere at Los Angeles Film Festival

    5:35 pm PDT 05/20/2014
    Number of comments:

    As part of a day of family programming, the fest will also devote a program to the upcoming Disney animated series "Gravity Falls." READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 1
  6. L.A. Film Fest to Screen 'How to Train Your Dragon 2,' '22 Jump Street'

    1:49 pm PDT 05/13/2014
    Number of comments:

    The two sequels will be presented at pre-festival showings before the festival formally begins on June 11. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  7. Clint Eastwood's 'Jersey Boys' to Close Out Los Angeles Film Festival

    12:18 pm PDT 05/06/2014
    Number of comments:

    "Dear White People," "The Two Faces of January" and "Love Is Strange" will receive gala screenings at the event, now in its 20th year. READ MORE

    • 0
  8. Lisa Cholodenko Named Los Angeles Film Festival Guest Director

    11:41 am PDT 04/08/2014
    Number of comments:

    Sony Pictures Classics' Tom Bernard and Michael Barker to be honored with the Spirit of Independence Award. READ MORE

    • 0
  9. 'Snowpiercer' to Open Los Angeles Film Festival

    11:22 am PDT 04/01/2014
    Number of comments:

    Bong Joon-ho's action-thriller will make its North American premiere at the fest on June 11. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  10. Ed Ruscha Designs Poster for Los Angeles Film Festival

    1:41 pm PST 02/18/2014
    Number of comments:

    The famed artist created the key art for the 20th edition of the fest, which runs June 11-19. READ MORE

    • 0
  11. Life of a King: LAFF Review

    5:28 pm PDT 06/26/2013
    Number of comments:

    Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. leads a game cast as a recent parolee with life lessons to share. READ MORE

    • 0
  12. The House that Jack Built: LAFF Review

    4:40 pm PDT 06/26/2013
    Number of comments:

    Nearly 20 years after filmmaker Joseph B. Vasquez wrote the screenplay, this Bronx tale arrives onscreen as a world premiere presentation of the L.A. Film Festival. READ MORE

    • 0
  13. Code Black: LAFF Review

    11:49 am PDT 06/24/2013
    Number of comments:

    Director-physician Ryan McGarry’s first-person look at the U.S. medical system won the jury award for best documentary at the Los Angeles Film Festival. READ MORE

    See All Videos

    • 0
  14. LAFF: 'Mother, I Love You', 'Code Black' Win Jury Awards

    12:34 pm PDT 06/23/2013
    Number of comments:

    The festival announced winners at an awards brunch on Sunday. READ MORE

    • 0
  15. All Together Now: LAFF Review

    4:24 pm PDT 06/22/2013
    Number of comments:

    Alexander Mirecki’s comedic drama takes place during a booze-fueled, night-long “forest party." READ MORE

    • 0
  16. Our Vinyl Weighs a Ton (This Is Stones Throw Records): LAFF Review

    12:56 pm PDT 06/22/2013
    Number of comments:

    This documentary about hip hop and alternative label Stones Throw Records had its world premiere at the Los Angeles Film Festival. READ MORE

    • 0
  17. The Conjuring: LAFF Review

    11:11 am PDT 06/22/2013
    Number of comments:

    A month before its release, James Wan’s supernatural thriller took its North American bow at the Los Angeles Film Festival. READ MORE

    • 2
  18. Four Dogs: LAFF Review

    5:17 pm PDT 06/21/2013
    Number of comments:

    Multi-hyphenate Joe Burke’s first feature, a slacker comedy, world premiered in competition at the Los Angeles Film Festival. READ MORE

    • 0
  19. Llyn Foulkes One Man Band: LAFF Review

    3:44 pm PDT 06/21/2013
    Number of comments:

    L.A.-based artist Llyn Foulkes is front and center in a doc from Tamar Halpern and Chris Quilty. READ MORE

    • 0
  20. Levitated Mass: LAFF Review

    11:03 am PDT 06/21/2013
    Number of comments:

    Doug Pray's new documentary focuses on the installation of Michael Heizer's massive rock sculpture at LACMA. READ MORE

    • 0
  21. Venus Vs.: LAFF Review

    3:24 pm PDT 06/20/2013
    Number of comments:

    The documentary chronicles Venus Williams' fight for equal pay for women tennis players. READ MORE

    • 0