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      September 24, 2013

      Tuesday   6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

      1517 West Fullerton Avenue
      Chicago, Illinois 60614

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      Reel Film Club: Tlatelolco, Summer of 68 (Reception & Film)

      Don't miss the most popular film of the 29th Chicago Latino Film Festival!

      Tlatelolco, Summer of 68 / Tlatelolco, Verano del 68

      Mexico, 2012, 105 min.
      Director: Carlos Bolado
      Spanish with English subtitlesTuesday, September 24th at Facets Multimedia (1517 W. Fullerton Ave)Reception (appetizers and drinks included, catered by El Metro Mexican restaurant) at 6:00 pm, movie screening at 7:00 pm

      Mexico City, 1968: As Mexico prepares to host the Olympics, students take to the streets to protest the government’s authoritarian rule. Tensions are running high. Two students from different walks of life fall in love as they become part of this massive movement: upper class Ana Maria and working class Félix. “Tlatelolco, Summer of 68” stylishly and accurately recreates the events that led to one of the darkest chapters in Mexico’s recent history: the massacre at Tlatelolco.

      Ciudad de México, 1968: A medida que México se prepara para ser el país anfitrión de los Juegos Olímpicos, los estudiantes sale a las calle para protestar contra el gobierno autoritario. Hay tensión en el aire y dos estudiantes de diferentes clases sociales se enamoran a la vez que se convierten en protagonistas de este gran movimiento: Ana María y Félix de clase obrera. “Tlatelolco, Verano del 68″ recrea con estilo y precisión los hechos que condujeron a uno de los capítulos más nefastos de la historia reciente de México: la masacre de Tlatelolco.

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