About

Since its inception in 2001, the Boston Latino International Film Festival has been committed to using the power of film to break stereotypes, bring cultures and communities together and reveal the complex issues that affect the Latinx community in the United States, Latin America and Spain.

Our Team

Sabrina Avilés

FESTIVAL DIRECTOR

Isabel Dávalos

DIRECTOR OF PROGRAMMING

Daniela Franco

MARKETING MANAGER

Paul Zagaeski

OPERATIONS/BOX OFFICE

Daniela Moya

MARKETING ASSISTANT

Sandra Alvarado

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

CHLOE GUTTMANN

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR

Jose Ponce

TECHNICAL ADVISOR

Emilio Subia

EDITOR/PROJECTIONIST

MJ Smith

EDITOR/TECHNICAL ASSISTANT

Mercedes Harris

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Moriah Rodriguez

WEB DESIGNER

Rosa Sanchez

EVENT COORDINATOR

Camila Benedetti

SOCIAL MEDIA

Gregorio León

PHOTOGRAPHER

Victoria Stuewe

INTERN

Jose Barriga

FESTIVAL FOUNDER. DIRECTOR 2001-2015

Jurors

Carmen Oquendo Villar

FILMMAKER
Work has been supported by the Guggenheim, Rockefeller, Giard and Jacob Javits Foundations, as well as the Fulbright and the National Endowment for the Arts.

Pedro Reina Pérez

HISTORIAN, JOURNALIST, WRITER
Professor of the Humanities at the University of Puerto Rico

Patricia Garcia-Rios

DOCUMENTARY FILMMAKER
Worked on several historical documentary series for PBS in addition to ten years at WGBH-Boston as a writer, producer, and director.