The 8th Annual NYILFF

The 8th Annual New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF) has announced its Premieres line-up of the latest and best in U.S. Hispanic and Latin American cinema.

The festival will run from July 24 - 29, 2007, and opens with the film “Trade”, a raw and powerful film on international human trafficking, and closes with “El Cantante”, a salsa music bio-epic starring, Marc Anthony as the legendary Hector Lavoe, and Jennifer Lopez as his wife.

Other premiere films feature some of the most impressive talent in the industry, such as Wilmer Valderrama, Kate del Castillo, Eduardo Verástegui, Manny Perez and Victor Rasuk.

The six-day schedule of events highlights the full range of Latino culture, targeting different segments of the community.

More than just a film festival, NYILFF showcases more than 80 U.S. and international feature films, documentaries, and shorts.

Industry panels and special events such as Dominican Night, Cinema Under the Stars, NYILFF New Music Showcase, NYILFF Vanguard and NYILFF Family Day demonstrate the festival’s dedication to providing a wide milieu of culturally relevant programming.

Tickets are available June 25 through Ticketmaster, the Florence Gould Hall box office (55 E. 59th Street Manhattan, NYC), and the festival's website.

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