The Marthas / Las Marthas
Date(s) - Thursday, April 10, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center
the 22nd annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival
- U.S., 2013, 60 min. Documentary
- English and Spanish w/subtitles
- Director: Cristina Ibarra
One of the largest celebrations in the border town of Laredo, Texas, reenacts George Washington’s birthday party thrown by America’s first Lady Washington. Society daughters, most of them Mexican American, are invited to debut in elaborate gowns representing iconic figures from America’s colonial history.
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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, Latin American and Latino Studies Program, Latin American Recruitment and Educational Services Program, Honors College; and student organization co-sponsors Ballet de Colores, Fearless Undocumented Alliance, Heritage Garden Student Group, Hispanic Alliance for Career Enhancement, Lambda Upsilon Lambda, Omega Delta Phi, and Sigma Lambda Beta.
UIC Latino Cultural Center