April 16-29, 2010
Cost: $10 ($9 for students and seniors); $80 for a 10-film Festival pass
Organizer: International Latino Cultural Center
What to expect: Over 100 films and videos of all genres reflecting the diversity of Latino culture from Latin America, Portugal, Spain and the United States.
Additional info: The opening night film, "Round Trip," will screen at AMC River East 21 at 6 p.m. on April 16. It will be followed by a cocktail reception and live entertainment at the River East Art Center. Other special events include the Night of Spain on April 23, featuring a screening of "A Good Man" at Pipers Alley (6 p.m.) followed by a reception at the Chicago History Museum ($50), and the Awards Ceremony on April 28, featuring a screening of "Blue Eyes" (6 p.m. at AMC 600 Theatre) and a reception at Texas de Brazil. All special events cost $50 including screening.
Centerstage Reviewer: Ben Rubenstein