Latin American Film Series

(Tesoros, 2017)

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 40th Annual Latin American Film Series (2018), organized by the UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, with UWM Union Student Involvement and Union Cinema.

April 6 – 14, 2018

UWM Union Cinema
2200 E Kenwood Blvd

You are cordially invited to the opening reception of the 40th Annual Latin American Film Series. Please join us Friday, April 6, 5-6:30pm for light refreshments and drinks at the Kenwood Interdisciplinary Research Facility Atrium (3135 N Maryland Ave, Milwaukee).

Help us celebrate 40 years of fantastic Latin American films at UWM!

See the entire list of films with movie trailers!

Our opening night film will be:

The Surge (Vazante)
Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m.

LAFS 2018 programmer: EJ Basa

The series is co-sponsored by Colectivo Coffee, UWM Union Sociocultural Programming, the UWM Provost’s Office, Global Inclusion and Engagement, the Center for International Education, the Sam and Helen Stahl Center for Jewish Studies, the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Milwaukee Jewish Federation, the Milwaukee LGBT Film/Video Festival, the Center for 21st Century Studies, the Roberto Hernández Center, the Honors College, Departments of Art History, Cultures and Communities, Film Studies (English), Film, 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.

Film Series Archive