Director, Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF)
Diana Cadavid is a Colombian/Canadian curator of film and new media, with wide experience in international film festivals. She’s currently the Artistic Director of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (LALIFF) and the Festival Internacional de Cine de Cali (FICCALI). Diana was responsible for the concept and film programming of LALIFF Connect 2020, the first Virtual Festival of the organization, in response to the crisis of the COVID 19 pandemic.
Diana has also worked as Associate Director of Program and Industry for the Miami Film Festival (MFF), Director of Programming for the International Film Festival of Panama (IFF Panamá), and Programmer for the aluCine Film+Media Arts and Parkdale Film Festivals in Toronto. As a Programming Associate for eight editions of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) she provided effective support for Diana Sanchez, at the time, the Ibero-American Programmer of the festival.
Diana has also produced and edited the short films “Breathe the Night” (20), “Bleiben” (06), “Still Life with Echo” (08) and “Define Solidarity” (13), directed by Álvaro Girón. She was the Production Manager for the feature film Mañana a esta hora (2016) by Lina Rodriguez.