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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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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Chicago premiere! Pablo Solarz in person!

The Last Suit

El último traje

2017, Pablo Solarz, Spain/Argentina, 92 min. With Miguel Ángel Solá, Ángela Molina.


  • Fri, Jun 8th 2:00pm
  • Fri, Jun 8th 8:00pm
  • Sat, Jun 9th 7:45pm
  • Sun, Jun 10th 2:00pm
  • Mon, Jun 11th 6:00pm
  • Tue, Jun 12th 8:15pm
  • Wed, Jun 13th 6:00pm
  • Thu, Jun 14th 8:15pm

New 4K digital restoration!

Memories Of Underdevelopment

Memorias del Subdesarrollo

1968, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Cuba, 97 min. With Sergio Corrieros, Daisy Granados.


  • Fri, May 11th 4:00pm
  • Sat, May 12th 5:30pm
  • Tue, May 15th 6:00pm
  • Wed, May 16th 8:15pm
  • Thu, May 17th 6:00pm

Chicago premiere!

The Desert Bride

La novia del desierto

2017, Cecilia Atán and Valeria Pivato, Argentina, 78 min. With Paulina García, Claudio Rissi.


  • Fri, May 4th 2:00pm
  • Fri, May 4th 8:00pm
  • Sat, May 5th 6:30pm
  • Sun, May 6th 5:00pm
  • Mon, May 7th 6:00pm
  • Tue, May 8th 8:00pm
  • Wed, May 9th 6:00pm
  • Thu, May 10th 7:45pm