Previewing the Chicago Latino Film Festival - Part II

In this second edition of my coverage of the 20th Chicago Latino Film Festival I look at films from Columbia, Mexico, Spain, and Uruguay. The festival wraps up with its closing ceremony film I Am from Chile - which also includes actress Paulina Garcia’s acceptance of the festival’s Gloria Award. What the Chicago Latino Film Festival offers is the opportunity to take a glimpse into Latin American cinema that would otherwise be relegated to specialty theaters - or worse yet, failing to receive distribution at all. It provides audiences with the rare opportunity to engage with pictures of a different cultural perspective.

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