CHICAGO – When faced with adversity, the best way around it is to somehow break into song. That is the feeling behind the Brown Paper Box Co.’s “Positively Present: An Uplifting Cabaret,” running April 7th and 8th at Mary’s Attic in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood. The event features company member Kristi Szczepanek as host, and presents song stylings by other company members, including Anna Schutz, plus some special guests. For details and ticket information, click here.
Film News: ‘One Night of Love’ Opens 33rd Chicago Latino Film Festival on Apr. 20, 2017
CHICAGO – One of the oldest Latino Film Festivals is right here in the Windy City, as the 33rd edition of the Chicago Latino Film Festival kicks off with the Argentinian film “One Night of Love” on April 20th, 2017, at the AMC River East 21 in the Streeterville neighborhood. The star of “One Night of Love, Carla Peterson, will appear on behalf of the film. For complete details and to purchase tickets, click here.
Argentina’s ‘One Night of Love’ Opens the 33rd CLFF on April 20th, with Carla Peterson Making an Appearance
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“One Night of Love” concerns Leonel (Sebastian Wainraich) and Paola (Peterson) who have been happily married for 12 years, and are the parents of two children. Despite their professional success, they can’t contain the feeling that something’s amiss in their marriage. It just takes one dinner – the news that their best friends are separating – and a rather eventful walk around their neighborhood to confront their doubts. Director Hernán Guerschuny and lead actor Wainraich (who co-wrote the script) deliver an intimate, penetrating and bittersweet portrait of a marriage at a crossroads.
The 33rd Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) will take place from April 20th through May 4th, 2017, and will feature over 100 feature-length and short films from Latin America, Spain, Portugal and the United States. All of the films will be shown in their original language, with English subtitles where appropriate. The audience will also have the opportunity to participate in discussions with visiting filmmakers after most of the screenings. For a PDF version of the full schedule, click here.