Semi Toasted / Semi Tostado

Date(s) - Tuesday, April 17, 2012
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

the 20th annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival
Poster Image for the 20th annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival

  • Puerto Rico, 2011, 60 min.
  • Spanish with subtitles
  • Director: Alejandro Wolfe

Semi Tostado takes a comprehensive look at the arrested development of  independent coffee farming in Puerto Rico.  As agri-business begins to engulf and overwhelm the farmers, a new pest comes into play: La Broca, a coffee borer beetle that attacks the beans from the inside out.

Alternate Screening: Saturday, April 21st – 3:15 PM at Institute of Puerto Rican Arts and Culture (IPRAC) – 3015 West Division Street

Poster: the 20th annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival [PDF]

If you require any accommodations please contact us at least three days before the event.

Contact Info

Name: Mario Lucero
Phone: 312-996-3095


The UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival is presented in collaboration with the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago. We thank our sponsors: UIC Chancellor’s Committee on the Status of Latinos (CCSL), College of Nursing, Hispanic Center of Excellence, Latin American and Latino Studies (LALS) Program, and Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services (LARES).

UIC Latino Cultural Center

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