Chicago's popular summer event, Cine en el Parque, returns this year with films from across Latin America and the U.S. playing in parks all over Chicago. There's one every week - just bring a blanket and show up! They even provide free popcorn.
La Fórmula del Doctor Funes (Dr. Funes’ Formula), Mexico
July 8, Calumet Park
July 15, Piotrowski Park
Based on Francisco Honojosa’s bestselling children’s book. Through his telescope, Martín Poyo witnesses Dr. Funes’ discovery of a formula that will turn adults into young people. Hoping to be turned into a twenty-year old, Dr. Funes tests the formula but is instead turned into a twelve-year old kid. The formula then falls into the hands of Funes’ archenemy, Dr. Moebius.
Septimo (The Seventh Floor), Argentina
August 5, Loyola Park
Two children disappear without a trace while going down the stairs from their seventh floor apartment, leaving their father to search desperately for them.
Brought to you by the Latino Cultural Center.
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