This is a non-profit, educational, free event organized by Spanish professors Cecilia Herrera and Rosa Tapia. LULASFF does not have a budget line or a regular source of funding for film licenses, speaker honoraria and other expenses. If you enjoy this festival and wish to make a donation to keep it alive, go to and type "Latin American and Spanish Film Festival" in the "Other designation" box.

Other ways to help :

-> Mail a check to Lawrence University Development Office, 711 E. Boldt Way, Appleton, WI 54911-5595 (write on your check that your gift is for the Latin American and Spanish Film Festival).

-> Call the Lawrence University Development Office at 920-832-6548 to charge a donation to the Latin American and Spanish Film Festival with a credit card.

Please contact us if your company or organization would like to become a sponsor of the festival or if you want to add your name to our list of private donors.
LULASFF 2018 was made possible thanks to:
Pledges from the following Lawrence programs and departments
The Foreign Language Coalition (Helen Barr Rudin Fund).
Department of Spanish
Main Hall Forum
Donations from LULASFF friends
Carla Vargas
Steven Landfried
Veronica and Charles Rohr
Jerald and Karen Podair
Pedro Tapia and Matilde Fernández
Paulina Herrera

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Twitter: @lulasff
Register for the event at Eventbrite
Phone: (920) 832-6682
Director, Cecilia Herrera (Department of Spanish, Lawrence University.
Assistant Director, Rosa Tapia (Department of Spanish, Lawrence University.

 Phone: (920) 832-6682                      




To see programs and videos of past editions (2012-2017), click here.

Free Admission. Films in original language with English subtitles.

Click on film titles below to watch trailers. For a full description of each film click hereWARNING: All films are rated “R” (Restricted) or “NR” (Not Rated for US audiences). Age recommendation: 17+. Films may contain mature content, such as the graphic representation of violence against people and animals, and diverse forms of sexuality.


Wednesday, April 25

4:30 PM Woodpeckers (Dominican Republic, 2017). Drama.

7:30 PM The Last Suit (Argentina, 2017.) Drama.

Thursday, April 26

4:30 PM Tempest (Mexico, 2016). Documentary. Followed by Q&A with film producer Tania Zamora and Francesca Romero (LU '11).

7:30 PM The Untamed (Mexico, 2016.) Sci-Fi / Horror / Drama.

Friday, April 27

4:30 PM Extra-Terrestrials (Puerto Rico, 2016.) Drama. Followed by Q&A with the film's director Carla Cavina (more...)

7:30 PM Nobody’s Watching (Argentina, 2017.) Drama. 

Saturday, April 28

4:30 PM Summer 1993 (Spain, 2017.) Drama.

6:30 PM Closing Reception (Campus Center 225, Esch Hurvis room).

7:30 PM Spider Thieves (Chile, 2017.) Drama / Crime.

Poster and logo designs by Paulina Herrera

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