About Us

Welcome to the Hola Mexico Film Festival, the largest celebration of Mexican cinema outside of Mexico itself! Established 15 years ago to promote and showcase the very best of Mexican filmmaking, our festival has become a cornerstone of the cinematic calendar, offering an immersive experience into the world of Mexican cinema, culture, and storytelling.

Our Mission and Vision

At the Hola Mexico Film Festival, we believe in the power of storytelling to transcend borders, connect communities, and ignite conversations. Our mission is to provide a platform for Mexican filmmakers to share their unique perspectives, stories, and visions with the world. We envision a future where Mexican cinema continues to captivate global audiences and inspire cultural exchange.

A Festival Like No Other

The next Hola Mexico Film Festival is set to take place from September 28 to October 7, 2023. Spread across various iconic venues in Downtown Los Angeles, including Regal Cinemas LA LIVE, The Montalban Theater in Hollywood, and LA Plaza De Cultura Y Artes, our festival offers a diverse and dynamic cinematic experience.

Festival Sections

  • México Ahora: At the heart of our festival lies México Ahora, a curated selection of the finest Mexican cinema released in recent years. Here, you’ll explore an array of genres that will evoke laughter, tears, and contemplation, offering a cinematic journey through the diverse landscapes of Mexican storytelling.

    Nocturno: Step into the enigmatic world of Nocturno, where Mexican horror cinema reigns supreme. Be prepared to confront your deepest fears as we delve into tales of chilling suspense and psychological torment. Nocturno is where darkness and dread take center stage, promising spine-tingling thrills.

    Documental: Witness real-life stories unfold before your eyes in Documental, a section dedicated to captivating and thought-provoking narratives that often surpass fiction in their depth and drama. Here, you’ll find documentaries that leave a lasting impact, illuminating the human experience.

    Hola Niños: Celebrate the vibrant universe of Mexican animated films with Hola Niños, where our youngest audiences can enjoy the enchantment of cinema in their native language. These animated treasures offer a magical journey that sparks imaginations and delights young hearts.

    Nuevas Voces: The future of Mexican cinematography begins with Nuevas Voces, where we nurture and support emerging directors as they debut their first works. Discover new talents, fresh perspectives, and the innovative voices shaping the future of Mexican cinema.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Hola Mexico Film Festival is more than just a celebration; it’s a cultural phenomenon that reaches millions across the USA and Mexico through its extensive marketing campaigns, media coverage, and festival attendees. Connect with a cultured, educated Hispanic audience by partnering with us. Contact us now to explore tailored sponsorship opportunities that align with your marketing goals.

Film Submissions

While the festival is primarily invitation-only, we are always on the lookout for outstanding Mexican cinema. If you believe your film should be a part of our festival, please don’t hesitate to reach out. Hola Mexico provides a prime opportunity to showcase your film in Los Angeles, in front of a diverse audience of Mexican cinema enthusiasts and industry professionals. With screenings and parties hosted in Downtown LA, we welcome attendees from all over the city.

Join us at the Hola Mexico Film Festival, where the magic of Mexican cinema comes to life, transcending borders and sparking conversations that resonate far beyond the silver screen.


Hola Mexico Film Festival, the largest Mexican Film Festival outside of Mexico, strives to highlight the best and brightest talents in Mexican cinematography. Celebrating its 15th edition in 2023!