Latino film event to benefit student scholarships

Hecho en Mexico posterThe University of Illinois at Chicago’s Latin American and Latino studies program presents “DE PELICULA,” a special film screening fundraiser supporting the program’s student scholarship fund.

WHEN:

Sept. 24
6 – 9 p.m.

WHERE:

Instituto Cervantes
31 W. Ohio St.
(Parking available next door)

DETAILS:

“Hecho en México” (“Made in Mexico”), a 2012 documentary directed by Duncan Bridgeman, features original songs and insights from iconic musical artists and performers of contemporary Mexico. An audience discussion and reception will follow the film.

The event, which is presented in collaboration with Instituto Cervantes, is a fundraiser for the program’s Student Scholarship Fund.

Admission is $30; $25 for students, seniors and members of the Instituto Cervantes. Tickets are available online. For more information, call (312) 996-2445.