Hollis McLachlan, founder of the Los Angeles Diversity Film Festival, recommends these films at NUFF2016
Cities are alive, they grow and evolve, and our festival reflects that--growing and evolving to include new topics, new themes, new brands of filmmakers.
We were happy to work with organizers of the Bi-City Biennale in Shenzhen Hong Kong to develop a NUFF screening curated to current trends in Urbanism in Shenzhen. The organizers wanted films that focused on building equity and economic development in neighborhoods. We will be presenting Built to Last, (our New Urbanism primer video) Zurich, … Continue reading Screening in Shenzhen
2015 Winners The 2015 New Urbanism Film Festival, the third annual edition here in Los Angeles, was bigger than ever. The festival began with a sold out screening of East LA Interchange on opening night, followed by a Q&A with Councilmember Jose Huizar. Over the four day weekend event, hundreds of attendees saw films about cities … Continue reading Official Announcement: 2015 NUFF Winners
Opening Night of the New Urbanism Film Festival saw record crowds. Last night we opened the Third Annual festival with the feature length documentary East LA Interchange. An inspiring history of the Boyle Heights neighborhood in Los Angeles. After the screening, Councilmember Jose Huizar, who represents and resides in the neighborhood, called the film "beautiful" … Continue reading Sold out opening night
“Councilmember Huizar has an impressive track record of working with communities to revitalize neighborhoods,” said festival director Josh Paget. “We’re honored to have him join us at the festival and share his experience and his vision.”
Articles about the Third Annual New Urbanism Film Festival already appearing in local entertainment and political news! Thanks to Tim Deegan for this great article summarizing the festival and the dynamic improvements coming to Los Angeles. And thanks to Larchmont Buzz and City Watch for publishing it on their sites. This year's fest is going … Continue reading Early Coverage of this year’s Fest!
We have officially closed submissions on the 2015 edition of the New Urbanism Film Festival. This year we received a total of 241 films. We'll spend the next month reviewing the films and announcing the participating films in this year's fest. We'd like to thank all of the filmmakers. The films we've reviewed so far … Continue reading Submissions closed.
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Those of you who attended or followed the film festival last year will remember that we invited you on a bike ride tour of the neighborhood called "The Friendly Ride." The route for the group ride followed a path of a proposed new Bicycle Friendly Streets project being pushed by the Mid City West Community … Continue reading Update: “The Friendly Ride” rides on!