Los Angeles – Filipino Independent Films or Indie Films’ in Town, specifically, in FilipinoTown.

The Historic Filipinotown Indie Film Festival LLC (HFIF LLC) has announced that the Historic Filipinotown Independent Film Festival  that will feature Filipino and Filipino-American independently-produced films from the Philippines will be launched on Wednesday, at 6 p.m. on October 15, 2014 at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles Social Hall.

Ms. Aleli Abrigo  Neal, leading producer of the HIFI LLC announced that the soft launching of the Historic Filipinotown Indie Film Festival, the first of its kind to be launched in the Historic Filipinotown district since it was proclaimed by the city of Los Angeles in 2002. The formal launching of the Historic Filipinotown Indie Festival is slated on December 2014 at the Filipino American Community of Los Angeles (FACLA).

HF Indie Film Festival, a Community Milestone

Aleli Neal said, “This is the first step and an added milestone towards the cultural and political empowerment of the Filipino-American community in the United States. Many film festival have featured the Filipino films but usually these are subsumed or incorporated with API or Asian Film Festivals”

JFAV Coordinator Arturo Garcia said, “We hail this auspicious event because it is not only ambitious but a step toward patronizing and a showcase the Filipino and Filipino-American Indie films produced in the Philippines. Especially at the time that the Philippine based Film Industry have faltered during the last twenty years. The Philippines was one has a thriving film industry that produces 200 films a year and have a lot of  studios.”

For more information about the coming Hifi Indie Film Festival LLC please call Ms. Aleli Neal at (310)-228-8015 or email