The story of Latin America over the past eighty years, as seen through the eyes of one man — world famous artist, human rights activist, and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Adolfo Perez Esquivel. From his humble birth in Argentina to an indigenous mo
This is the story of Milagros Baez, a Puerto Rican woman in Spanish Harlem who longs for a different life. While she spends her days and nights working at a local grocery market, she secretly fantasizes about going to college and becoming a writer.
It was a great experience for all of us. We instinctivly felt it was the right place for our film and were thrilled to know that you did too.
It was great to be made so welcome in Harlem by everyone we met, and to have our eyes opened to a neighbourhood with both a rich and vibrant history and a hugely promising future. It was very hard to leave… and I am sure we will all be back.
James Marquand, Award-winning filmmaker (UK)
I really enjoyed myself and the films that I saw … I’ve been to many film and theater festivals, where there will be something great and then something that’s not so great, but you are really, really good at what you do.
Marie Scott, Filmmaker and filmgoer (US)
Attended Youth shorts at Hi to see my son's film, and was more than overwhelmed by the quality, art,
and emotional power of each and every film on the program. It was, by far, the best collection of shorts I'd ever seen--at any film festival, or anywhere, for that matter, and truly international! Bravo to Hi for their outstanding festival. Plan to see more next year. Thanks for a great experience.
“…I want to thank you very much for these five amazing days and so many [well] made, touching and passionate films - accompanied by the opportunity to make some really nice personal contacts and friends!
Georg Jungermann, Award-winning filmmaker of Evolution (Germany)
Harlem International Film Festival gave me the confidence in myself and as an artist to always create stories I believe in…
Kenny Males, Hi Alumnus 2006
10th Anniversary Celebration! September 9-13, 2015
Time Until the Festival
THE ORIGINAL “FILMMAKER'S FESTIVAL!!”
Thanks to the Set Shop for their support in 2014. We look forward to continue working together to support young artists.