CLACS links campus and community through extensive public programming, including the popular Latin American Film Series, perhaps the longest running film festival in Milwaukee. The screenings are free and open to the public.
Join us for the 39th Annual Latin American Film Series (2017), organized by the UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, with UWM Union Student Involvement and Union Cinema.
April 21 – 27, 2017
UWM Union Cinema
2200 E Kenwood Blvd
Our opening night film will be:
3 Beauties (3 Bellezas)
Friday, April 21 at 7 p.m.
The series is co-sponsored by Colectivo Coffee, UWM Union Sociocultural Programming, the Center for International Education, the Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies, the Milwaukee LGBT Film,/Video Festival, the Center for 21st Century Studies, the Roberto Hernández Center, the Honors College, Departments of Africology, Art History, Film Studies (English), French, Italian and Comparative Literature (FICL), History, MA in Language, Literature and Translation (MALLT), Political Science, Translation & Interpreting Studies, Spanish & Portuguese, Urban Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, the Latin American and Caribbean Studies Certificate Program, and the major in Latin American, Caribbean, and U.S. Latin@ Studies (LACUSL). In collaboration with the Chicago Latino Film Festival.
LAFS 2017 includes five films funded in part by a Spanish Film Club Grant. The Spanish Film Club series was made possible with the support of Pragda, Spain arts & culture and the Secretary of State for Culture of Spain
Marcus CIneLatino Film Festival
After LAFS 2017, join the Marcus CineLatino Milwaukee Film Festival at South Shore Cinema in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, from Thursday, April 27 through Sunday, April 30. The four-day festival is in partnership with Aurora Health Care, the event’s presenting sponsor, and will offer Hispanic films, cultural food and beverages, and a variety of other special events/activities. 50% of the proceeds from this festival will go to support local health and education efforts within the Hispanic community.