Where the Sun is Born / Donde nace el sol

Date(s) - Wednesday, April 9, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Admissions: Free
Presented by: UIC Latino Cultural Center

the 22nd annual UIC Chicago Latino Film Festival

  • Guatemala, 2013, 85 min. Fiction
  • Spanish and Mayan w/subtitles
  • Director: Elías Jiménez

Maya, an indigenous woman, dreams of the invasion of her peoples.  With the spiritual help of her ancestors, she survives in the jungle and learns to respect it. A journey of five hundred years into the future will provide her with the opportunity to contribute to the renewal of the following generations.

Poster: the 22nd 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: Edith Tovar
Phone: (312) 996-3095
Email: lcc@uic.edu


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

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