Apr 21

Hija de la Laguna (Daughter of the Lake)

April 21, 2016

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

Join us for the screening of Hija de la Laguna. At the height of the Peruvian gold rush, Nelida, an Andean woman able to communicate with water spirits, uses her powers to prevent a mining corporation from destroying the body of water she considers her mother. A gold deposit valued at billions of dollars lies just beneath Nelida’s lakes and leads farmers and Latin America’s biggest gold producer into conflict

  • Approx. 87 min.

Screening followed by discussion facilitated by Dr. Rosa Cabrera, Director of the UIC Latino Cultural Center.

All audiences are welcome to join us at this event. Captioning, ASL Interpretation and Audio-Description services will be available upon request by contacting us.

Poster: Hija de la Laguna (Daughter of the Lake) [PDF]

Trailer link HERE

Admissions: Free

Location: 803 S. Morgan St. LCB2 Chicago, IL 60607

Co-sponsors: UIC Latin American and Latino Studies Program (LALS), and student organizations Heritage Garden Student Group and Latino Association of Business Students (LABS


Mario Lucero

Date posted

Jun 1, 2018

Date updated

Jun 15, 2018