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Panamanian International Film Festival in Los Angeles (PIFF/LA) has been designed to cast a spotlight on the emerging film industry in Panama and Central America. PIFF will feature works by up and coming filmmakers from the area as well as visual arts, musical and dance exhibitions and even culinary samples from the region.

Upcoming Films

We have just announced our amazing 2017 lineup! Click here to discover it!

Past Films

Watch all the amazing gems we have screened in our 2015 and 2016 Editions!

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CALL FOR SUBMISSION OPEN

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS is open for the 3rd Annual PIFF/LA. Filmmakers ūüé¨ from across the Central American region are encouraged to submit their work. CATEGORIES: Short Film, Feature Film & …

HAPPY TO MAKE YOUR ACQUAINTANCE

PIFF/LA is proud of the role it played in 2016 in bringing together two dynamic organizations, Panama‚Äôs DICINE¬†Panama’s Film Commission and L.A.‚Äôs NALIP. Both organizations generously participated in Industry Panels …

WE RENTED A CAMERA

On a recent weekend, a happy couple from our film family rented a camera and took it for a spin through Joshua Tree National Park. The result was a short …