26th annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival

Date/Time
Date(s) - Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - Thursday, April 12, 2018
All Day

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

Event poster, with images of film reel, a couple sitting, and a man playing guitar

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Looking for a Boyfriend… for my Wife / Se busca novio…para mi mujer
  • Chile, 2017, 99 min. Comedy
  • Directors: Diego Rougier
  • Spanish w/ English subtitles

Daniel, a frustrated husband, has lost his patience with rather temperamental wife Natalia. Afraid to ask her for a divorce, Daniel follows his best friend’s advice and hires a Lothario who can seduce her out of his life. And, of course, things do not go according to plan.

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Flight of the Guitar: Dreaming of Paco de Lucía / La Guitarra Vuela: Soñando a Paco de Lucía
  • Spain, 2016, 72 min. Documentary
  • Directors: Jorge Martínez & Javier Limón
  • Spanish w/ English subtitles

Javier Limón pays homage to the life and music of Paco de Lucía through the only guitar designed by the musical legend and handcrafted by his friend and luthier, Antonio Morales. The guitar travels from Spain to nine countries and into the hands of renowned singers and songwriters. As they play the guitar, these artists reminisce about Paco’s genius and his efforts to build bridges between flamenco, classical, and jazz.

Time: Screening twice a day: 12pm & 5pm
Where: Latino Cultural Center – 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 34th Chicago Latino Film Festival.

We thank our sponsors: UIC Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES) Program and Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program.

We would also like to thank student organization co-sponsors: Heritage Garden Student Group, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, and Mexican Students de Aztlán.

Poster: 26th UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival [pdf]

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

Want to bring a class? Please contact Edith Tovar <etovar4@uic.edu> to get further details!

Contact Info

Name: Edith Tovar
Phone: 13129963095
Email: lcc@uic.edu

Co-Sponsors

Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES), Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS), and student organizations: Heritage Garden Student Group, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Mexican Students de Aztlán

Location
UIC Latino Cultural Center

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