Date: September 16, 2009
Contact: Lindsay Gladstone
Governors State University
Phone: (708) 534-7090
Fax: (708) 534-8399
For Immediate Release
University Park, IL, September 16, 2009 – The Governors State University Second Annual Latino Film Festival will showcase films that highlight the Latino art, culture, and society from Spanish-speaking countries.
“Salient Love,” a film from Mexico and Canada, will be screened on September 14 and 24, at 4:45 p.m. It is rated PG 13.
“Bienvenido a Casa,” a film from Spain, will be shown on September 22, at 4:45 p.m. It is rated PG 13.
“El Brindis,” from Mexico and Chile, will be screened on September 23, at 4:45 p.m. It is rated PG 13.
“La Mirada de Clara,” a film from Argentina, will be shown on September 21 And October 13, at 4:45 p.m. It is rated R.
“Sonar no Cuesta Nada,” is from Argentina and Columbia. It will be shown on September 16 and October 12, at 4:45 p.m. It is rated R.
The films are subtitled in English. They are the property of the International Latino Center of Chicago and were shown during the past Chicago Latino Film Festivals.
The film festival is co-sponsored by the Spanish Reading Club and Title V/Latino Center for Excellence at GSU. All the screenings are free and open to the public.
All the films will be shown in Engbretson Hall, on the campus of Governors State University, located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois. For more information, call (708) 534-4553.