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CLARO is our monthly post-screening discussion group bringing together Chicago area colleges and universities at the Gene Siskel Film Center. As part of the Panorama Latinx initiative, CLARO focuses on films from the Americas.

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First Chicago run!

El Ángel

2018, Luis Ortega, Argentina/Spain, 118 min.



  • Fri, Jan 11th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Jan 11th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Jan 12th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Jan 13th 5:15pm
  • Mon, Jan 14th 7:45pm
  • Wed, Jan 16th 7:45pm
  • Thu, Jan 17th 6:00pm

Chicago premiere!

The Heiresses

Las herederas

2018, Marcelo Martinessi, Paraguay, 98 min.



  • Fri, Jan 25th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Jan 25th 6:00pm
  • Sat, Jan 26th 7:45pm
  • Sun, Jan 27th 3:00pm
  • Mon, Jan 28th 8:00pm
  • Tue, Jan 29th 7:45pm
  • Wed, Jan 30th 8:15pm
  • Thu, Jan 31st 6:00pm

Filmmakers in person!

F*** Your Hair

Chinga Tu Pelo

2018, Jason Polevoi, USA, 38 min.



  • Fri, Jan 25th 8:15pm
  • Sat, Jan 26th 5:00pm
  • Wed, Jan 30th 6:00pm


No Borders:

Contemporary Latin American Cinema

September 3 - December 13

Our Autumn lecture series, with Tuesday talks by Daniel R. Quiles, Associate Professor of Art History, Theory & Criticism at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Hola Mexico 2016

October 7 - November 2

Eight new Mexican films, presented in partnership with the Hola Mexico Film Festival, the largest festival of Mexican cinema outside of Mexico.

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Lucrecia Martel's Salta Trilogy

April 20 - May 1

To accompany our Chicago premiere run of Martel's fourth film ZAMA, we are pleased to present Lucrecia Martel's first three films in 35mm prints.

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Chicago premiere!

Happy New Year Tijuana

Feliz Año Tijuana

2018, Andrew van Baal, Mexico/USA, 73 min.


  • Fri, Dec 14th 2:15pm
  • Fri, Dec 14th 8:15pm
  • Sat, Dec 15th 5:15pm
  • Sun, Dec 16th 4:00pm
  • Mon, Dec 17th 6:15pm
  • Tue, Dec 18th 8:15pm
  • Wed, Dec 19th 8:15pm
  • Thu, Dec 20th 6:15pm

Chicago premiere!

Las Sandinistas!

2018, Jenny Murray, Nicaragua/USA, 97 min.


  • Fri, Nov 30th 4:00pm
  • Fri, Nov 30th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Dec 1st 2:00pm
  • Sat, Dec 1st 7:45pm
  • Sun, Dec 2nd 5:00pm
  • Mon, Dec 3rd 8:00pm
  • Tue, Dec 4th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Dec 5th 8:15pm
  • Thu, Dec 6th 6:00pm

Chicago premiere!


2017, Alison McAlpine, Chile/Canada, 78 min.


  • Fri, Nov 23rd 2:00pm
  • Fri, Nov 23rd 6:15pm
  • Sat, Nov 24th 7:30pm
  • Sun, Nov 25th 2:00pm
  • Mon, Nov 26th 6:00pm
  • Tue, Nov 27th 8:30pm
  • Wed, Nov 28th 6:00pm
  • Thu, Nov 29th 8:30pm