Latino State News
27th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival
The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC) presents the 27th Annual Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) from April 1_14. CLFF features over 100 films from Latin America, Spain and the United States. CLFF aims to promote Latino arts and culture by emphasizing films that portray examples of the vast diversity in Latin America and that challenge Latino stereotypes. During the majority of screenings, the audience will have the opportunity to participate in discussions with local and visiting filmmakers.
In an effort to highlight the importance of the artistic and educational value of all films, CLFF is non- competitive with the exception of the coveted Audience Choice Award, as determined by the filmgoers and the Gloria Achievement Award. Since 1999, the Gloria Award has been given as a special recognition to individuals and institutions for their outstanding contributions to the Latino arts.