Bienvenidos a Los Angeles

Film Festivals

The film has screened in over 60 festivals worldwide and received 24 accolades including:

  • Winner
    2023 Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase, sponsored by Viola Davis's company JuVee
  • Winner
    Screening Committee award, 2023 Diversity in Cannes Short Film Showcase
  • Director’s Choice Award
    Best Humanitarian Film 29th Sedona Int’l Film Festival
  • Best Short Film, Best Director, Best Cinematographer & Best Actor
    Big Syn International UK
  • Best Short Film for Change
    5th Paris International Film Festival
  • Best Short Drama & Velvet Award, Outstanding Female Filmmaker
    Glendale International Film Festival
  • Best Short Film
    New York Int’l Immigration Film Festival JAN 2024
  • Best Short Film
    22nd Moondance International Film Festival
  • Best Parenting Short
    Topaz Dallas Women in Film Festival
  • Best Female Producers
    Toronto International Women's Film Festival
  • Winner
    Stage 32 Short Film Contest / HollyShorts Film Festival
  • Winner
    Remi Award, 56th World Fest Houston
  • Winner
    Diversity & Inclusion Award, City of Angels Women’s Film Festival
  • Founders Choice Award for Outstanding Female Filmmaker
    12th McMinnville Film Festival
  • Winner
    Bronze Audience Award, AoDR(Academy of Death Racers) Film Festival (1/19/24)
  • Winner
    LA Independent Women Film Festival
  • Winner
    RTF Realtime International Film Festival UK
  • Honorable Mention
    41st Thomas Edison Touring Festival
  • Honorable Mention
    Voices Rising Film Festival
  • Honorable Mention
    Mansfield Town Film Festival, UK
  • Honorable Mention
    Best Short Drama Ojai Film Festival
  • Finalist
    53rd Annual USA Film Festival's International Short Film & Video Competition
  • Finalist
    Beyond Hollywood International
  • Semi-Finalist
    Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival
  • Nominated
    Best Drama Santa Monica International Film Festival
  • Nominated
    Best Drama & Grand Jury Prize McMinnville Film Festival
  • Nominated
    Best Actress Wyoming Int’l Film Festival
  • Nominated
    Best Drama & Best Actress Simi Valley Film Fest
  • Nominated
    Best Drama Arkansas Shorts
  • Nominated
    Womens International Film Festival Nigeria


  • Academy-Qualifying
    LAShorts International
  • Academy Qualifying
    RSF Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival
  • Academy Qualifying
    47th Cleveland Int’l Film Festival
  • Boulder International Film Festival
  • Nantucket Film Festival
  • 26th Sonoma International Film Festival
  • Sun Valley Film Festival
  • Academy of Death Racers Film Festival
  • Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival
  • La Femme Film Festival
  • NYShorts International
  • Micheaux Film Festival
  • Female Voices Rock
  • Denton Black Film Festival
  • Filmland Arkansas
  • Northeast International Film Festival
  • Oaxaca FilmFest
  • LA Latinx Film Festival
  • Dam Film Festival Nevada
  • Rosarito International Film Festival
  • Beeston Film Festival UK
  • Social Impact Festival Boston
  • 25th Sarasota Film Festival
  • Mexico City Grand Festival
  • Golden State Film Festival
  • Omaha Film Festival
  • Los Angeles Black Film Festival
  • Cascadia International
  • Women in Cinema Arts, Mumbai India
  • Hot Springs International Women’s Film Festival
  • SIMI Film Fest
  • Exmouth, UK
  • Culver City Film Festival
  • Social Justice Now Film Festival
  • FOLCS International Short Film Competition