2021 Schedule of Events

Live Screening Info
Live Screening Info Live Event
Available: Jul 28, 2021 07:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 07:00

LADFF is hosting 3 in person screenings this summer!

BEST SUMMER EVER
July 29th, 7:30pm
Laemmle Encino

IN THE DARK OF THE VALLEY
August 5th, 7:30pm
Laemmle Encino

AWARD WINNING SHORTS
August 12th, 7:30p
Laemmle NoHo

Tickets available to the ticketing page.

LADFF 2021 - Opening Night - Best Summer Ever
LADFF 2021 - Opening Night - Best Summer Ever Live Event
Available: Jul 30, 2021 02:30 Until: Aug 16, 2021 02:30

** NOTE - this event has ended **

We open our 2021 festival with a special screening of the awesome feature film: Best Summer Ever

See Us
See Us Screening Block
Available: Aug 02, 2021 03:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

Three moving stories about characters who hide in the shadows, until they find their own light.

LADFF 2021 Trailers
LADFF 2021 Trailers Screening Block
Available: Aug 04, 2021 07:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

Trailers for the programs in this year's LADFF.

LADFF 2021 - Centerpiece Screening - In The Dark of the Valley
LADFF 2021 - Centerpiece Screening - In The Dark of the Valley Live Event
Available: Aug 06, 2021 02:30 Until: Aug 16, 2021 02:30

** NOTE: This event has ended ***

LADFF 2021 presents a special screening of the award winning documentary: In The Dark of the Valley

Chinga la Migra - The Facility
Chinga la Migra - The Facility Screening Block
Available: Aug 09, 2021 01:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

Aurora, Colorado's GEO ICE facility is a private immigrant detention center whose shadowy practices are obscured from advocates and lawmakers alike. But through the stories of those fighting to free their loved ones, and those who have done time on the inside, this film will shine a light on a facility too often shrouded in darkness.

The Clash
The Clash Screening Block
Available: Aug 09, 2021 01:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

Culture Clashes are explored from six different perspectives and from four different countries.

Hear Us - The Bears on Pine Ridge
Hear Us - The Bears on Pine Ridge Screening Block
Available: Aug 09, 2021 01:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

The Pine Ridge Reservation declares a “State of Emergency”, after a devastating rash of youth suicides tragically reaches the highest levels in the country. Due to inadequate federal assistance, residents take prevention efforts into their own hands. A tenacious Oglala Lakota elder leads the tribe’s suicide prevention team and mentors a resilient young group of suicide-survivors to find their voice, encouraging them to help bring awareness and hope within the reservation.

On Her Mark
On Her Mark Screening Block
Available: Aug 09, 2021 03:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

Three gripping films house three of the most incredible performances in this year's program.

That's What She Said
That's What She Said Screening Block
Available: Aug 09, 2021 03:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

These four hilairous short films are relatable, dense, and brilliant. They also happen to be directed by incredibly talented women.

Ties That Bind
Ties That Bind Screening Block
Available: Aug 09, 2021 03:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

Five powerful dramas that explore the family dynamic, and it's long lasting effects on the heart.

A Many Splendored Thing
A Many Splendored Thing Screening Block
Available: Aug 09, 2021 03:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

The first hint of love (butterflies included) make up this gorgeous, romantic program.

Outside The Lines
Outside The Lines Screening Block
Available: Aug 09, 2021 03:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

Artistic mediums, styles and perspectives are explored in very different ways in these five game changing films.

Special Program - Films with AD Narration
Special Program - Films with AD Narration Screening Block
Available: Aug 09, 2021 04:00 Until: Aug 15, 2021 06:59

LADFF presents this block with the help of Audio Eyes. All six films have descriptive video narration.

2021 AWARD WINNING SHORTS with Q&A
2021 AWARD WINNING SHORTS with Q&A Live Event
Available: Aug 16, 2021 02:30 Until: Aug 16, 2021 04:30

We close our 2021 festival with a screening of this years award winning shorts!

Coming Soon: Our Festival Program

We are currently putting together the schedule for this year's event. Come back to this page as we add items to our festival program.