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New York International Latino Film Festival Ends Production After 13 Years

NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18:  Lemon Anderson attends the 'Lemon' screening during the closing night of the 13th annual New York
NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 18: Lemon Anderson attends the 'Lemon' screening during the closing night of the 13th annual New York International Latino film festival at Chelsea Clearview Cinemas on August 18, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Shareif Ziyadat/FilmMagic)

On Sept. 4, Calixto Chinchilla, founder and co-executive director of the New York International Latino Film Festival (NYILFF), announced it would end production after 13 years, citing financial troubles.

Two days later, NYILFF co-executive director Elizabeth Gardner refuted Chinchilla's claims of financial woes.

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