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Brujos Chicago Premiere

March 1, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join us for the Chicago premiere of Brujos! We will be screening first installment of the first season of Brujos at the Claudia Cassidy Theater of the Chicago Cultural Center.

Doors Open/Red Carpet: 6:00PM
Screening and Performance: 6:30PM

Bad and Boujee:
Join us for the after party at Club Kaliente in Pilsen: 8:30PM

BRUJOS is a queer-of-color web series that follows four gay Latino grad students that are also witches as they try and survive the school semester and a witch hunt led by the wealthy, white, male and heteronormative descendants of the first New World colonizers. BRUJOS isn’t just about superficial representation, it’s an attempt at revolutionary entertainment that is sorely needed in this political moment.

BRUJOS was written by Ricardo Gamboa and is directed by Gamboa and Reshmi Hazra Rustebakke , produced in collaboration with Cinema Libertad and distributed by Open TV – beta.

Brown, queer and raised in Chicago’s working-class Southside communities, Gamboa wrote BRUJOS to center the lives of people of color and queer and non-normative people who are often absent in media representation.



All onstage discussion along with the episodes themselves will be translated live in American Sign Language.


All attendees are allowed to use restrooms that correspond to their gender identity. We are working with the city to post gender neutral bathroom signs. All restrooms are wheelchair accessible. Restrooms are located on the first and second floors.


* All elevators in the building are accessible.
* An elevator is located in the Randolph Street Lobby which connects to the underground Pedway.
* An elevator located outside the building on the southwest corner of Michigan Avenue and Randolph Street connects to the underground Pedway providing access to the Chicago Cultural Center, the Metra Train Station and the Grant Park Underground Garage.


Wheelchairs for use in the Chicago Cultural Center are available upon request on a first come, first served basis. Upon arrival, please ask the security officer on duty in the lobby for assistance.


ALDs for the hearing-impaired are available for all public concerts and lectures. Please request as far in advance as possible by contact Aymar Jean Christian, with the subject “ALD Request.”


Wheelchair-height water fountains are located on the first, second and fourth floors near the restrooms.


The phone at the reception desk of the Chicago Cultural Center is equipped to receive TTY calls. The TTY phone number is 312.744.2947.


An accessibility lift and assisted seating are available in the Claudia Cassidy Theater.


March 1, 2017
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Category:


OPEN TV – beta


Chicago Cultural Center
78 E Washington St
Chicago , IL United States
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