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PANORAMA LATINX is an initiative of the Gene Siskel Film Center dedicated to year-round Latin American film programming. We engage the dynamic Latinx community of greater Chicago through showcasing the work of emerging and established Latinx filmmakers, educational screenings, and community partnerships.

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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!


2018, Benjamin Naishtat, Argentina, 109 min.
With Darío Grandinetti, Alfredo Castro



  • Fri, Jul 26th 8:15pm
  • Sat, Jul 27th 3:00pm
  • Sun, Jul 28th 5:30pm
  • Mon, Jul 29th 8:00pm
  • Tue, Jul 30th 8:15pm
  • Wed, Jul 31st 6:00pm
  • Thu, Aug 1st 6:00pm

Chicago premiere!

Our Time

Nuestro tiempo

2018, Carlos Reygadas, Mexico/France/Germany, 177 min.
With Natalia López, Phil Burgers, Carlos Reygadas



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

Chicago premiere!

The Chambermaid

La camarista

2018, Lila Avilés, Mexico, 102 min.
With Gabriela Cartol, Teresa Sánchez



  • Fri, Aug 9th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Aug 9th 8:15pm
  • Sat, Aug 10th 5:00pm
  • Sun, Aug 11th 3:00pm
  • Mon, Aug 12th 6:00pm
  • Tue, Aug 13th 8:15pm
  • Wed, Aug 14th 8:15pm
  • Thu, Aug 15th 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!

The Proposal

2018, Jill Magid, USA, 86 min.


  • Fri, Jun 14th 4:15pm
  • Fri, Jun 14th 8:15pm
  • Sat, Jun 15th 5:15pm
  • Sun, Jun 16th 5:00pm
  • Mon, Jun 17th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Jun 19th 6:00pm

Birds of Passage

Pájaros de verano

2018, Cristina Gallego and Ciro Guerra, Colombia/Denmark/Mexico, 125 min.
With Carmiña Martínez, José Acosta


  • Fri, Apr 5th 3:45pm
  • Fri, Apr 5th 7:45pm
  • Sat, Apr 6th 5:00pm
  • Sun, Apr 7th 3:00pm
  • Mon, Apr 8th 7:45pm
  • Tue, Apr 9th 6:00pm
  • Wed, Apr 10th 8:00pm
  • Thu, Apr 11th 6:00pm

Chicago premiere!

Ruben Blades Is Not My Name

2018, Abner Benaim, Panama, 85 min.


  • Fri, Feb 15th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Feb 15th 6:00pm
  • Sat, Feb 16th 4:45pm
  • Sat, Feb 16th 8:15pm
  • Sun, Feb 17th 3:45pm
  • Mon, Feb 18th 6:00pm
  • Mon, Feb 18th 7:45pm
  • Wed, Feb 20th 6:00pm
  • Thu, Feb 21st 8:15pm