ILCC PROGRAMS

Enjoy our year-round cultural programming.

Chicago Latino Film Festival

Chicago Latino Film Festival

The nation’s oldest, biggest & best Latino Film Festival, and Chicago’s most diverse Latino cultural event! Every year, close to 40,000 people come to experience this international cultural engagement. The program includes more than 100 films (features and shorts) of all genres in distinct categories: documentaries, fiction & animations that reflect the great diversity of Latino culture from Latin America, Portugal, Spain and the United States.

Latino Music
Series

Latino Music Series

This series offers a broad overview of Latino music, from the Spanish Medieval period to the music being written today in all genres and styles (classical, folk, Afro-Latino, Latin Jazz, etc.).

THE REEL
FILM CLUB

FILM IN
THE PARK

Gloria Award

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago established the Gloria Lifetime Achievement Award in 1999 to recognize individuals and institutions that have significantly contributed to the development of the Latino community, both in Chicago and across the globe. “Gloria represents a woman in a state of glory,” says Spanish artist Juan José Eguizábal, who created the Gloria.
Glory being the pinnacle of success and splendor, the highest recognition of excellence. Gloria represents the pureness of the moment.

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