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Chicago Latino Film Festival: América – Puerto Rico

April 23, 2012 @ 6:15 pm - 12:00 am


Puerto Rico | 2011 | 97 min.
Director: Sonia Fritz
Genre: Drama
English, Spanish with subtitles

Based on a novel by Esmeralda Santiago, the film follows América, a woman in a violent relationship with her husband in Vieques, Puerto Rico. Forced to flee to New York City after a final violent outburst, she is taken in by family. Working as a nanny, América yearns to be with her daughter. She finds the support of a group of immigrant Latinas, but dealing with her past will define everything.


April 23, 2012
6:15 pm - 12:00 am
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Landmark's Century Centre Cinema
2828 North Clark Street IL United States

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