Ibero-American Feature Debuts
Be among the first to discover Latin America’s most dynamic emerging directorial voices in this program of first and second features from a selection of Ibero-American countries.
Smart, inventive and entertaining, our selection of Ibero-American films includes some of the most exciting and internationally new work from established and emerging filmmakers alike.
Stories from Central America and The Caribbean
Films from this narrow isthmus and neighboring islands are gaining ground and finding their own voice. IFF Panama is proud of its exclusive forum for showcasing these stories which resonate with us in such a personal way.
From high-profile Oscar contenders, to some of the most ambitious and provocative cinematic visions, our international showcase brings together must-see new films from the world’s most celebrated talents.
Retrospective: Karim Aïnouz
Please join us in celebrating the work of highly acclaimed Brazilian director Karim Aïnouz. From the sensitive character study of a single mother in Love for Sale, to the chronicle of romance born of loss in Futuro Beach, Aïnouz has built an outstanding and daring career, transcending accepted norms of gender, race and sexuality.
This varied and selective sample of documentaries encompasses a broad spectrum of themes and bears the stamp of each director. These films are motivated by filmmakers´ fantasies, conflicts or their intense need to express something of essential importance.
A special space for the entire family to come together and enjoy the magic of cinema, this program highlights the best of today’s most colorful family-friendly films and provides a glimpse of family life elsewhere.
Dare to be dazzled by a wide variety of stories and points of view that reflect our commitment to diversity. Each one of these films showcases strong cinematic visions and ways to approach the particular time and circumstances that frame them.