ILCC Unveils Winner of 40th Chicago Latino Film Festival Poster Competition

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The International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), producer of the Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF), announced on Thursday that Missouri-based digital artist and videographer James Klein is the winner of the Festival’s annual poster competition. The ILCC received close to 500 submissions from Colombia, Mexico, Panama, Poland, Spain, Taiwan, the United States and Uruguay, among other countries. The poster will be the face of the Festival, as it will be on the cover of newsprint schedules, invitations, program books, t-shirts, the Festival’s website and more. The winner receives a $1,000 cash prize. James Klein is a seasoned digital artist with a rich 25-year career, currently serving as a key creative force at J.Klein Creative. Having honed his artistic skills in Graphic, Video and Sound design through formal education, James studied art in Spain, immersing himself in the vibrant and diverse artistic traditions of the country. Featuring close to 100 short and feature-length films from Mexico, Central and South America, the Caribbean, Spain, Portugal, and the United States, the 40th Chicago Latino Film Festival will run from April 11th to April 22nd. Opening and Closing Nights will be held at the Davis Theatre, 4614 N. Lincoln Ave. and a special event at the Instituto Cervantes, 31 W. Ohio St., with the rest of the Festival taking place at the Landmark Century Center, 2828 N. Clark St. The Paul M. Angell Family Foundation is a Presenting Partner of the 40th Anniversary of the Chicago Latino Film Festival.

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