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THE 33rd CHICAGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WINNER OF ITS OFFICIAL POSTER CONTEST

CHICAGO (January 25, 2017) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), producer of the Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF), announced today that Polish graphic artist Dominika Czerniak-Chojnacka won first place in the 21st Annual Official Chicago Latino Film Festival Poster Contest. The ILCC received 643 submissions for this year’s poster contest from around […]

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The 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival Announces the Winners of the Audience Choice Award

CHICAGO (April 26, 2016) – The 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) announced today the winners of the Audience Choice Awards. Even though CLFF is a non-competitive festival, since 1993 the public has had the opportunity to vote for their favorite film in several categories and award them with the Audience Choice Award. The winners […]

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The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago Presents Line-Up for 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival

CHICAGO (March 28, 2016) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago announced today the lineup for the 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival to be held April 8-21 at the AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St. during a kick-off celebration at Fulton Market Kitchen, 311 N. Sangamon St. in Chicago. The Festival will […]

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The 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival Presents a Special Edition of AARP’s “Movies for Grownups” Program

CHICAGO (March 28, 2016) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) and AARP Illinois present a special edition of AARP’S “Movies for Grownups Series” as part of the 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival. The films chosen for the series are: Our Last Tango (Argentina), Passage of Life (Argentina), Pearl (Chile), Gabo: The Creation […]

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Ariel Winograd’s Box-Office Hit “Sin Hijos” Headlines the 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival’s Closing Night/Night of Argentina Gala

CHICAGO (March 16, 2016) – The 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival announces the selection of Festival favorite Ariel Winograd’s latest comedy Sin Hijos (No Kids) as its Closing Night/Night of Argentina film. Starring Diego Peretti and Maribel Verdú (Pan’s Labyrinth, Y Tu Mamá También), the film will screen Thursday, April 21 at the Chicago History […]

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The 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival Celebrates Kartemquin’s 50th Anniversary with Special Screening of “In the Game”

CHICAGO (March 9, 2016) – The 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) joins the celebration of Kartemquin’s 50th anniversary with a special presentation of Maria Finitzo’s critically acclaimed documentary In the Game, Tuesday, April 19 at 6 pm at the AMC River East 21 Theatres, 322 E. Illinois St. Pepe Vargas, founder and executive director […]

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The Mexican Romantic Comedy Ilusiones S.A., Starring Jaime Camil (“Jane the Virgin”), Will Open the 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival

CHICAGO (March 1, 2016) – The 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) announces the selection of Illusions S.A., Roberto Girault’s poignant comedy about illusions, reality and little white lies starring Jaime Camil (CW’s Jane the Virgin) and an all-star cast of Mexican stage, film and television actors as its Opening Night gala film. The event […]

THE 32nd CHICAGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WINNER OF ITS OFFICIAL POSTER CONTEST

CHICAGO (January 27, 2016) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), producer of the Chicago Latino Film Festival, announced today that Morgan Ramberg, a Chicago based visual artist, won first place in the 20th Annual Official Chicago Latino Film Festival Poster Contest. Morgan specializes in digitally rendered artwork, creating character-driven pieces that rely […]

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Since 1993, one film has been chosen by festival-goers to receive the Audience Choice Award. The winner of this publicly recognized and sought-after award is solely determined by enthusiastic festival attendees. 9th Film Festival (1993) Novia que te vea / Bride to Be Mexico, 1993, 115 min. Directed by / Dirección: Guita Schyfter 10th Film […]

The International Latino Cultural Center Announces Dates for the 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival

CHICAGO (May 4, 2015) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago announced today that the 32nd Chicago Latino Film Festival will be held April 7-21, 2016. “Even with the changing media and sponsorship landscape, we made the impossible happen this year thanks to our sponsors and a team of committed volunteers and full and […]

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The 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival Announces the Winners of the Audience Choice Awards

CHICAGO (April 27, 2015) – The 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) announced today the winners of the Audience Choice Awards. Even though CLFF is a non-competitive festival, since 1993 the public has had the opportunity to vote for their favorite film in several categories and award them with the Audience Choice Award. The winners […]

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The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago Presents Line-up for 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival

CHICAGO (March 24, 2015) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) announced today the lineup for the 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) to be held April 9-23 at the AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St. during a kick-off celebration at Fulton Market Kitchen, 311 N. Sangamon St. in Chicago. The […]

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The 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival to Present a Special Edition of AARP’s “Movies for Grownups” Program

CHICAGO (March 24, 2015) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) and AARP Illinois join forces for a third year in a row to present a special edition of AARP’S “Movies for Grownups Series,” as part of the 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival. The films chosen for the series are: “Father” (Costa Rica), […]

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Closing Night of the 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival Will Sizzle with the Chicago Premiere of Colombian Musical “Ciudad Delirio”

CHICAGO (March 16, 2015) – Salsa fever will take over the 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival’s Closing Night gala with the Chicago premiere of “Ciudad Delirio,” a delightfully romantic, highly energetic musical comedy about the salsa scene in Cali, Colombia directed by Spanish filmmaker Chus Gutierrez. The event will take place Wednesday April 22 at […]

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The 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival to Open with “The Liberator,” Alberto Arvelo’s Rousing Epic about the Life of Simon Bolivar

CHICAGO (March 10, 2015) – The 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) announces the selection of “The Liberator,” Alberto Arvelo’s rousing epic about Simon Bolivar, as its Opening Night/Night of Venezuela gala film. The event will take place Thursday April 9 at the AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St. beginning at 5:30 p.m. […]

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THE 31st CHICAGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES WINNER OF ITS OFFICIAL POSTER CONTEST

CHICAGO (January 22, 2015) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago, producer of the Chicago Latino Film Festival, announced tonight that Jorge Pomareda, a Chicago-based art director, illustrator and designer, won first place in the 18th Annual Official Chicago Latino Film Festival Poster Contest. The announcement and official poster unveiling took place during a […]

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Argentinean Comedy “Heart Of Lion” Wins the 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival’s Audience Choice Award for Best Feature

CHICAGO (April 20, 2014) – The 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) announced today the winners of the Audience Choice Awards. Even though the CLFF is a non-competitive festival, since 1993 the public has had the opportunity to vote for their favorite film in several categories and award them with the Audience Choice Award. The […]

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The International Latino Cultural Center Of Chicago Announces Line-Up For 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival

CHICAGO (March 25, 2014) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) announced today the lineup for the 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) to be held April 3-17th at the AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St. CLFF will feature over 100 feature-length and short films from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and […]

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The 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival Presents A Special Edition Of AARP’s Movies For Grownups Program

CHICAGO (March 25, 2014) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) and AARP Illinois announced today that they will present the “Movies for Grownups Series,” as part of the 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival. The films chosen for the series are: “The Tree that Grows on the Wall” (Argentina), “Illiterate” (Chile), “She Doesn’t […]

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The 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival to Present “The Foreign Language Film Oscar®: Winners and Nominees From Latin America and Spain”

CHICAGO (March 18, 2014) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in collaboration with the Gene Siskel Film Center will present “The Foreign Language Film Oscar®: Winners and Nominees from Latin America and Spain” as part of the 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival, the […]

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Paulina Garcia Will Receive the Gloria Career Achievement Award

CHICAGO (March 7, 2014) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), producer of the 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival, announced today that Chilean stage, television and film actress Paulina Garcia will receive this year’s Gloria Career Achievement Award. The award will be presented to Garcia during the Closing Night Gala featuring Gonzalo Diaz’s […]

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La Trigésima Edición del Festival de Cine Latino de Chicago Cerrará con el Drama Sobre Inmigración “I Am From Chile”

CHICAGO (4 de marzo de 2014) – La trigésima edición del Festival de Cine Latino de Chicago concluirá su fiesta de aniversario el miércoles 16 de abril con el estreno en Chicago de “I Am from Chile”, el debut cinematográfico de Gonzalo Díaz. La Noche de Clausura comenzará a las 6 pm en el Teatro […]

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Immigration Drama “I Am From Chile” to Close the 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival

CHICAGO (March 4, 2014) – The 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival wraps up its anniversary celebration Wednesday, April 16th with the Closing Night Gala Chicago premiere of Gonzalo Diaz’s feature film debut “I Am from Chile.” The Closing Night Gala will take place at the AMC River East 21 Theatres, 322 E. Illinois St. The […]

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The 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival Announces the Opening Night Gala Presentation of “Tango Glories (Fermín)”

CHICAGO (February 13, 2014) – The 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) celebrates three decades of bringing the best films from Latin America, Spain and Portugal to Chicago in grand style, Thursday, April 3rd with the Opening Night Chicago premiere of Hernán Findling’s and Oliver Kolker’s dazzling and touching “Tango Glories (Fermín)” (“Fermín, Glorias del […]

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30th Chicago Latino Film Festival Poster

THE CHICAGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL UNVEILS OFFICIAL POSTER OF THEIR 30TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION   CHICAGO (November 19, 2013) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) presented the official poster for the 30th Chicago Latino Film Festival at a sold-out fundraising gala held on Friday, November 8th at the River East Arts Center, 435 […]