By Marianne Amelinckx – – Photo:  © Ivan Vega.

When reading the Chicago Latino Film Festival grid, you feel nothing but pride about the stories Latinos and Latinx individuals are telling these days in film. However,  regardless of their great lineup, the Chicago Latino Film Festival is very far from achieving gender parity on its programming. Amalia, Two Fridas, The Queen of Fear, The Longest Night, Heiress of the Wind, Roads in February, Decade of Fire, Rich Kids, Being Impossible and Yuli are the titles of the features directed by women.

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