PANORAMA LATINX is an initiative at the Gene Siskel Film Center supported by a three-year grant from the Reva and David Logan Foundation. The goal of the initiative is to support audience development and to engage the Latino community through advocacy, programming, partnerships, and showcasing emerging local filmmakers. Latin America is experiencing a film renaissance right now. The Film Center is proud to be the year-round home for international screenings, including the important new work being made by Latino filmmakers. The Film Center strives to be welcoming and responsive to all communities.

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CLARO is our new 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 Latin America and by Latinx filmmakers.

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PANORAMA LATINX PRESENTA 2018

OCTOBER 2 - 18

The Gene Siskel Film Center, in partnership with Chicago Public Library and sponsored by the Reva and David Logan Foundation, invites Chicago residents to experience Panorama Latinx Presenta, a series of Latin American films. This year we are pleased to present DOLORES, a documentary about legendary activist Dolores Huerta; EL ÚLTIMO TRAJE, a story that has its roots in the Holocaust comes satisfyingly full circle; and BRIMSTONE AND GLORY, set in Tultepec, Mexico, where three-quarters of the residents are employed in the manufacture of handmade fireworks, stages a gloriously explosive fireworks festival in this eye-popping documentary

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PREVIOUS FILMS

Chicago premiere!

Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle

Muchos hijos, un mono y un castillo

2017, Gustavo Salmerón, Spain, 89 min.

Showtimes:

  • Fri, Mar 9th 4:00pm
  • Mon, Mar 12th 6:00pm

Embrace of the Serpent

El abrazo de la serpiente

2016, Ciro Guerra, Colombia, 125 min. With Nilbio Torres, Antonio Bolivar.

Showtimes:

  • Fri, Feb 16th 2:00pm
  • Mon, Feb 19th 7:45pm

First Chicago run!

Tales of Mexico

La Habitación

2016, Natalia Beristáin, Carlos Bolado, Carlos Carrera, Ernesto Contreras, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Alfonso Pineda Ulloa, Alejandro Valle, Iván Ávila Dueñas, Mexico/Poland, 118 min. With Irène Jacob, Kaori Momoi.

Showtimes:

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