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Latino Cultural Center releases CLFF lineup

On Tuesday March 24, The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) announced the lineup for the 31st Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) to be held April 9-23 during its annual kick-off celebration at Fulton Market Kitchen. The festival will feature more than 120 feature-length and short films from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the […]

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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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Nightmare in Pilsen: Horror short film series captivates movie lovers

Infamous for its onslaught of blood, guts and gore, horror movies are not for the faint of heart. Still, the adrenaline rush of terror guarantees that nothing on the screen is boring. A sense of dread and demons don’t hurt, either. In anticipation of the upcoming Little Mexico (LiMe) Film Festival, the organizers will be […]

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“Maydays” Aims to Shoot Down Hollywood Clichés

Independent film will premiere at 29th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival It’s a familiar story. The one where star-crossed lovers fight to keep their love alive despite coming from opposite sides of the world. It’s the Romeo and Juliet storyline. The one we’ve seen Hollywood regurgitate time and time again. Yet a group of young […]

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Poster Contest Winner of the 29th Chicago Latino Film Festival

A design inspired by a sugar skull will be the face of the 29th annual Chicago Latino Film Festival. Jori Cicale, a senior graphic design student at Dominican University, submitted the winning design to the annual CLFF poster contest—a contest that received over 100 submissions this year. “I couldn’t believe it was me who won,” […]

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Film Review: Abuelos

The search for oneself often begins in the past. In the case of Carla Valencia Davila, that search begins with the distinct lives of both her maternal and paternal grandfathers, two men that were the center stone of her family and became the inspiration for her first documentary film Abuelos. Exploring the lives of Remo […]

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28th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival

Showcases Films from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the United States The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) has announced the lineup for the 28th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) from April 13 through April 26. CLFF will feature close to 140 feature-length and short films from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the […]