The Hola Mexico Film Festival is the largest Mexican film festival held outside of Mexico. The festival screens annually in the spring, in downtown Los Angeles, at the prestigious Regal Cinemas in LA LIVE.
Directors, producers and actors are invited to attend the festival.
The festival showcases an Opening Night Film (US premiere), Closing Night (Musically Themed), and 3 galas, all playing at the Premiere House of 800 seats and a massive screen of 80 feet. General screenings take place at Auditorium 9 with 300 seat capacity.
The festival is divided as such:
México Ahora – Fiction films that have come out of Mexico in the recent year.
Nocturno – Bizarre or horror films being produced in Mexico.
Documental – Real life stories often with more drama than any fiction could provide.
Hola Niños – This section looks to show the best animated films to be enjoyed with our kids and families.
Nuevas Voces – First time directors and new discoveries.Every year, Cinelatino presents the Audience Award worth $3,000 USD presented to the director.
HMFF represents a great opportunity to premiere your film. There are many advantages to show your film in Los Angeles:
place to get your film reviewed by leading industry publications.
– Largest Mexican community outside of Mexico.
– The junction of Hollywood and Foreign films.
Hola Mexico is the best opportunity to screen your film in Los Angeles in front of a mixed audience of avid fans of Mexican cinema and industry people. If you have a film for us, please contact us.