Chilean Movies Anchor Latino Film Festival

A trio of Chilean movies will be screened at the 16th annual International Latino Film Festival, cosponsored by Humboldt State University and College of the Redwoods, Tuesday through Thursday, March 4-6, at the Minor Theatre in Arcata.

The 6 p.m. screenings are:

The festival’s guest speaker will be Gladys Ilarregui, Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Delaware and an expert in Post-Colonial Literature and Latin American Cultural Studies. An internationally recognized author and poet, Ilarregui will introduce each of the three films and discuss them in English with the HSU and CR faculty panelists and the audience.

The International Latino Film Festival is a collaboration of HSU’s Department of World Languages and Cultures and College of the Redwood’s Department of Humanities. All three films will be shown in Spanish with English subtitles and they are open to the public. The showings are free to students enrolled in SPAN/ HIST/ ES 396 and SPAN 99A. Tickets are $6 for each film for students and seniors and $10 for adults. All proceeds help to fund the festival. Details are available from HSU’s Department of World Languages and Cultures at (707) 826-3226.