FREE FILM SCREENINGS

WEDNESDAYS, JANUARY 15 – FEBRUARY 19, 2020

COMEDY FILM SERIES 

While you wait for the 36th Chicago Latino Film Festival (April 16 – 30, 2020) watch these six films for free at the Chicago Cultural Center! The films selected are from Colombia, Mexico, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, Argentina, and Chile and depict the wit of Latinos. The protagonist of these films finds themselves in adventures and sometimes misfortunate situations leaving joyful moments in the lives of the audience. The portrayal of family dynamics, the hardships of love, loss, or an identity crisis in the films showcase that laughter is always the best medicine.

Free admission on a first-come, first served basis and limited to theater capacity.

LOCATION:
Chicago Cultural Center
Claudia Cassidy Theater
77 E. Randolph St.

Looking For A Boyfriend…For My Wife / Se busca novio…para mi mujer

WEDNESDAY, February 19th
6:30pm

Chicago Cultural Center
Claudia Cassidy Theater
77 E Randolph Street

Free admission on a first come, first served basis and limited to theater capacity.

Genre: Comedy
From: Chile / 2017
Directed by Diego Rougier
Duration: 99 min
Spanish w/ English Subtitles

Based on Pablo Solarz’s 2008 Argentinian comedy of the same title (itself remade in Mexico a couple years ago), Diego Rougier’s new film centers on Daniel (Fernando Larraín), a frustrated husband who has lost his patience with his rather temperamental wife Natalia (Javiera Contador). Afraid to ask her for a divorce, Daniel follows his best friend’s advice and hires a Lothario who can seduce her out of his life. And, of course, things do not go according to plan.

Basada en la comedia argentina de Pablo Solarz del mismo título estrenada en el 2008 (y llevada a pantalla en México hace apenas un par de años), la nueva película de Diego Rougier se centra en Daniel (Fernando Larraín), un marido frustrado que ha perdido la paciencia con sus bastante temperamental esposa Natalia (Javiera Contador). Temeroso de pedirle el divorcio, Daniel sigue los consejos de su mejor amigo y contrata a un Don Juan que pueda seducirla y sacarla de su via. Y por supuesto, las cosas no salen como se habían planeado.

Presented by the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago in collaboration with the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events & The Chicago Film Office.

UPCOMING SCREENING

FEBRUARY 19TH