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Pragda Spanish Film Festival

"Lope," presented for the Spanish Film Festival

“Lope” is the first film in the Pragda Spanish Film Festival, hosted by department of Hispanic and Italian studies.

Five films from Spain or Latin America will be presented this week and next for the Pragda Spanish Film Festival, hosted by the department of Hispanic and Italian studies.

The films are free and refreshments will be provided. The screenings, held in 1-470 Daley Library, include:

• April 2, 4 p.m.: “Lope,” Andrucha Waddington, 2011

• April 3, 4 p.m.:  “Amerikanuak,” Nach Reif, 2011

• April 4, 4 p.m.: “También la lluvia/Even the Rain,” Iciar Bollain,  2011

• April 9, 3 p.m.: “Post Mortem,” Pablo Larrain, 2012

• April 10, 4 p.m.: “La muerte de Pinochet/The Death of Pinochet,” Osnovikoff and Perut, 2011.

The April 9 screening will be followed by a roundtable discussion on the state of Spanish-language film with Carmelo Esterrich, Columbia College, and Salomé Skvirsky and Steven Marsh of UIC.

For more information contact Marsh at marshws@uic.edu