Culver City Welcomes the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival

Celebrating its 16th anniversary, the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival (LABRFF) is coming to Culver City’s Culver Theater on October 23, 2023. Recognized as the most prestigious Brazilian film festival outside Brazil, the festival showcases a diverse line-up of independent storytellers and features special programs including a Filmmakers’ Retreat, several panels, intimate Coffee Talks, and more.

This year’s festival will present more than 40 films. It will open with the U.S. premiere of Halder Gome’s feature film “Red Monet” starring Maria Fernanda Cândido, and close with the U.S. premiere “My Name is Gal”, directed by Dandara Ferreira and Lô Politi, starring Sophie Charlotte as Brazilian singer Gal Costa. The full lineup includes feature films, short films, animation, and networking sessions. This year LABRFF will also include selections for younger audiences to help them develop an appreciation for cinema not typically showcased in mainstream media.

Culver City residents are offered complimentary passes to the films with proof of residency. Seats are subject to availability and on first-come first-serve basis. Tickets are also available to purchase through the festival’s website.

The festival will be located in Town Plaza at The Culver Steps located at 9300 Culver Boulevard. Convenient parking is located underneath the complex and at the Cardiff and Ince Parking Structures located in Downtown Culver City. Parking is free for the first hour at Downtown Parking Structures . Plan ahead and consider taking the bus or using other mobility options to attend the event including the City’s Circulator that connects to the Culver City Expo Station! Call 310-253-6500 or visit the Culver CityBus Website to map your trip. The City’s Next CCBus App provides real time bus locations, trip planning and bus occupancy levels. Please do not park in residential areas.

Learn More Visit the LABRFF website for more information about the festival schedule at /

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