The Chicago Latino Film Festival is the longest running Spanish / Portuguese festival in the United States. Since 1984, the CLFF has showcased hispanic, Brazilian and Portuguese filmmakers around the world. The selections range in all genre's and are enjoyed by thousands each year right here in Chicago. In 2023, CLFF celebrates its 39th year of continuously celebrating latino filmmakers, actors, cinematographers and working tradespeople that tell the stories in many thought provoking ways.
The Chicago Latino Film Festival is the nation's oldest running Latino-centric Film Festival. Since 1985, This mostly volunteer organization has worked to promote and celebrate Motion Picture Arts in all it's genre's and formats. Come see what is new at the 39th CLFF starting on April 13th with our Gala Opening Night! The Festival will be showing 53 feature films and 35 shorts during 10 days (April 13th -23rd).