Festival Info

The Festival

The New England Festival of Ibero American Cinema is a ground breaking film festival dedicated to the promotion of the Hispanic and Portuguese cultures through the exhibition of feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations, as well as through other artistic manifestations, which have been produced in Latin America, Spain and/or Portugal. NEFIAC seeks to link the rich academic knowledge available in the New England region to the community at large. This Festival is also the only festival of its genre to offer a Grand Jury Award to an emerging filmmaker for a feature film.

NEFIAC is hosted in the city of Providence, Rhode Island. Additional host cities which are part of the festival include Bristol, Rhode Island; New Haven, Connecticut; Boston, Massachusetts; Hanover, New Hampshire and Williamsburg, Virginia.


The New England Festival of Ibero American Film Cinema (NEFIAC) is an organization dedicated to the presentation of film and video in the region of New England as a powerful form of artistic expression and a unique force for cultural diversity and international understanding. The festival brings the world's imagination to the region with dozens of screenings of feature films, documentaries, shorts and animations from Latin America, Spain and Portugal. The Festival seeks to engage the diverse communities of the region by producing major film events and other artistic presentations with year-round programming.