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Apr 4 2019

27th annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival – The Gazelle’s Dance / El baile de la gacela

April 4, 2019

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM


Chicago, IL 60612

The Gazelle’s Dance / El baile de la gacela – 

Thurs. April 4, 2019
• Costa Rica / Mexico / 2018 / 90 min / Comedy
• Director: Iván Porras Meléndez / Spanish w/ English subtitles
As a soccer star back in the day, Eugenio used to be known as “The Gazelle” for his speed and dexterity in the field. He retired young, unable to score a trophy. Now at 72 and living in a retirement home, Eugenio is determined to win a dance contest with the help of his partner Carmen and his gay instructor Daniel.

Time: Screening twice a day: 12pm & 5pm
Where: LCC - Lecture Center B2
FREE admission and popcorn

The UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival is presented in collaboration with the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago as they celebrate their 35th Chicago Latino Film Festival. Co-sponsors: UIC Honors College, Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES) Program, and student organizations Delta Psi Alpha, Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE), and Union for Puerto Rican Students (UPRS).


Edith Tovar

Date posted

Mar 19, 2019

Date updated

Mar 19, 2019