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Here are some of the most recent articles and media coverage that the ILCC has received.

The ILCC presents the Chicago debut of Zeca Pagodinho, Brazil’s greatest samba star, June 14 at The Vic

The ILCC also presents Barcelona-based Argentinian pianist Cristian “Poyo” Moya’s solo concert Dos orillas (Two Shores) at the Epiphany Center for the Arts (The Sanctuary) on Friday, June 16 CHICAGO (May 17, 2023) – The International Latino Cultural Center of…

THE 39TH CHICAGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE WINNERS OF THEIR AUDIENCE CHOICE AWARDS

Dear Grandma, Jabi Elortegi’s’s delightful comedy about a Basque emigre stuck in the middle of nowhere in Argentina, wins the Audience Choice Award for Best Fiction Feature while Stewards of the Land, a portrait of three young Puerto Rican farmers, wins for Best Documentary. We Have Homeland, Mikel Garrido Linares’ uncompromising portrait of modern day Venezuela, wins the award for Best Short.

The 39th Chicago Latino Film Festival Unveils Full Program of Films and Special Events

CHICAGO (March 22, 2023) – The 39th Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) last night presented, at an invitation only event at Instituto Cervantes, its full slate of films and special events. Produced by the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago,…

The 39th Chicago Latino Film Festival Opens and Closes with Two Films Directed by Women

CHICAGO (March 14, 2023) – The 39th Chicago Latino Film Festival announces today the selection of Claudia Sainte Luce’s offbeat comedy about second chances, Love & Mathematics, as its Opening Night film on Thursday April 13, and Mamacruz, Patricia Ortega’s…

Flamenco Festival: Rafael Riqueni

Coming directly from Spain, we are thrilled to present the flamenco guitar player and composer Rafael Riqueni. This concert will be a solo flamenco guitar. Rafael Riqueni is a Spanish flamenco guitar player and composer. He is considered one of the…

The Chicago Latino Music Series Announces Concerts for Late March

CHICAGO (March 8, 2023) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) announced today the March concerts for their year-round Chicago Latino Music Series.  The ILCC, in co-production with the Instituto Cervantes as part of the Spanish institution’s annual…

39th Chicago Latino Film Festival, April 13th-23rd, Announces First Wave of Titles

CHICAGO (March 7, 2023) – The 39th Chicago Latino Film Festival announces the first wave of titles from the close to 100 feature and short length films from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the United States confirmed for the event. …

The Canary Islands-Puerto Rican Connection

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) and the Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center (SRBCC) explore the cultural commonalities between Puerto Rico and the Canary Islands with the ILCC’s first concert in their year-round Chicago Latino Music Series.

The 39th Chicago Latino Film Festival Announces Winner of Its Annual Poster Contest

CHICAGO (January 24, 2023) – The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), producer of the Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF), is proud to announce that Los Angeles-based graphic designer and illustrator Chenwei Xu is the winner of the Festival’s annual poster competition. The ILCC received…

The International Latino Cultural Center Announces First Titles for Reel Film Club Series

The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago announces the first titles of its monthly series The Reel Film Club: the Colombian romantic comedy Crazy About You (Loco por vos) on Tuesday, January 31st and the Ecuadorian immigrant drama Emptiness (Vacío)…

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