29 Aug 2023

La Lucha: Making Waves at Film Festivals!

by La Lucha Film

The Journey of “La Lucha: Getting Schooled in America”

There’s a palpable energy buzzing in the air as our documentary, “La Lucha: Getting Schooled in America”, continues to garner attention and accolades in the cinematic world. We wanted to take a moment to update our community on the latest milestones this film has achieved.

Winning Hearts & Awards

Our heart swells with pride as we announce that “La Lucha: Getting Schooled in America” bagged the titles for ‘Best Documentary’ and ‘Best Feature Film’ at the esteemed Freedom Festival International in Columbia, SC. This recognition not only validates the hard work put into this documentary but also amplifies the voices and struggles of at-risk kids showcased in the film.

Upcoming Showcases: Mark Your Calendars!

For those in the Los Angeles vicinity, we have thrilling news! Our film has been officially selected for the Awareness Film Festival in LA. This is not just another screening – it’s our LA premiere! Scheduled to take place sometime between October 3-9, 2023, the exact date and time will be updated soon. But here’s why you shouldn’t miss it:

The Awareness Film Festival stands unique in its mission. It serves as a hub for filmmakers across the globe to present films that uplift as much as they inform. The festival’s ethos aligns perfectly with our documentary’s mission – to shed light on stories that go beyond mere entertainment; they inspire change and raise awareness.

A Special Call-Out to Our LA Community

We know we have a robust community of cast, crew, and supporters in the LA region. This premiere is not just a showcase of our documentary, but a celebration of the collective efforts that went into bringing these stories to life. Our collaboration with Learn 4 Life schools, which plays a pivotal role in the documentary, adds another layer of depth to our LA connections.

So, if you’re in LA or planning to be there during the festival, join us. Dive deep into stories that don’t just entertain but enlighten and provoke thought. Films at the Awareness Film Festival embody their mantra: “Films That Do More Than Entertain”.

In Closing

The journey of “La Lucha: Getting Schooled in America” is far from over. With every screening, every discussion, and every award, we move one step closer to our goal – to highlight the struggles and triumphs of students battling against the odds.

Stay tuned for more updates, and as always, thank you for being a part of this journey.