35th Chicago Latino Film Festival
AMC River East, 5:30 p.m., price varies with film
Currently underway, the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago’s two-week-long festival features films from Latin America, Spain, Portugal, and the United States.
B.A. Thesis Exhibition Opening Reception
Logan Center Gallery, 6–8 p.m., free
Join fourth-year visual arts majors exhibit their artwork in *for an easier recipe, sear pork shoulder*.
Also on View: Exhibition Walk-through
Renaissance Society, 3 p.m., free, RSVP requested
As David Maljković’s solo exhibition, Also on View, nears closing, Associate Curator Karsten Lund is offering an informal tour of the show.
High Life Screening + Q&A with Director Claire Denis
Ida Noyes Hall, 7 p.m.
Director Claire Denis will join Doc Films for a special screening of her newest movie, High Life. This outer space survival film follows a father and daughter as they hurdle toward a black hole.
OLAS Tiene Talento
Mandel Hall, 5–9:30p.m., tickets from $8
The Organization of Latin American Students’ annual cultural show will feature dancing, food vendors, and much more!
Sensasia Presents: Subtle Asian Story
Logan Center, 5:30 p.m., tickets from $5
After dropping by the OLAS show, make sure to save room for Thai, Chinese, Taiwanese, Malaysian, Korean, Japanese, Singaporean, and Filipino cuisine at Sensasia’s annual East and Southeast Asian cultural show. This year’s theme will be “Subtle Asian Story,” and along with food there will be plenty of dancing, fashion, and more!
Free Advance Screening of Long Shot
Ida Noyes, 9:30–11 p.m., free
See this critically acclaimed film with Doc Films, starring Seth Rogen and Charlize Theron, before it’s released in theaters.
BLOWOUT Opening Reception
Renaissance Society, 5–8 p.m., RSVP requested
In this solo exhibition, Liz Magor uses familiar, found objects to create “a collection of tiny intense narratives.”