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Mar 26 2024

Civic Cinema: Lorena, Light-Footed Woman

March 26, 2024

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM


Latino Cultural Center {LC B2)


803 S Morgan St, Chicago, IL 60607, Select



The face of a woman in a sandy orange similar to a sunset is at the background of poster and there is a woman of indigenous clothing running into the background

Civic Cinema: Lorena, Light-Footed Woman

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center and the Gender and Sexuality Center

This short documentary directed by Juan Carlos Rulfo artistically tells the story of Lorena Ramírez, a long-distance runner of Tarahumara origin (also called Rarámuri) who surprised the world by winning the 2017 Guachochi Ultramarathon.

Lorena highlights the power in her cultural identity and indigeneity in this poetic documentary as she runs through the vast landscape of her native Chihuahua in her traditional huaraches (sandals).

Join us for a film screening followed by a brief discussion.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Film Duration 28 mins.

When: Tuesday, March 26, 2024

Time:  12pm-1pm

Where: LCC Gallery, Lecture Center B2

This program is co-sponsored by UIC student organization Pride at UIC.

For access needs or questions, email or call 312-996-3095. The LCC is wheelchair accessible. Auto-captions will be available during screening. All audiences are welcome.



Date posted

Mar 25, 2024

Date updated

Mar 25, 2024