Chicago Cultural Center Free International Screenings Program
When: Wednesdays, May 30-October 3, 2018, 6:30pm
Where: Chicago Cultural Center 78 E. Washington
From musicals to documentaries enjoy the scores and soundtracks from the movies from around the world. Cinema/Chicago, together with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events and various consulates and cultural partners, presents REEL MUSIC, a free weekly film series that celebrates music in movies from around the world.
Helena Dir. Alejandro Sugich, Mexico, 2016, 89 min.
Spanish concert cellist Julieta has traveled to Mexico City to make one last go of it with her New York-based husband, famed conductor Luis. A contemporary Mexican update of Dostoevsky’s White Nights. Spanish with subtitles.
I Tita, A Life Of Tango Yo soy asi, Tita de Buenos Aires Dir. Teresa Constantini, Argentina, 2017, 124 min.
This biopic of tango singer and actress Tita Merello traces her career starting with her early performances in the cabarets of Buenos Aires through her discovery and meteoric rise in theater and film. Spanish with subtitles. 124 min.
Waltz For Monica Monica Z Dir: Per Fly, Sweden, 2013, 111 min
This drama chronicles the life of popular Swedish actress and jazz singer Monica Zetterlund. Following her journey from small-town telephone operator in the 1950s to hard-won stardom, the film tracks the performer’s tumultuous life. Swedish with subtitles. 111 min.