Comfort Film in conjunction with the Chicago Latino Film Festival present:
The Greatest House in the World/ La Casa Mas Grande del Mundo
Plot: Every morning Rocío, a sweet Mayan girl with her head in the clouds, accompanies her pregnant mother while she tends sheep in the Guatemalan highlands. When her mother starts having premature contractions and is rushed to the hospital, Rocío has no choice but to take over her mother’s chores. She loses a lamb…and then the whole herd. Night is falling, the fog is rising and Rocío will have no choice but to face her fears as she goes in search of the herd in this sweet fable full of dazzling widescreen imagery.
Directed by Ana V. Bojorquez and Lucía Carreras
Runtime: 74 min
Mayan and Spanish w/ English Subtitles
Media: Digital Projection
Maria Lopez from the Chicago Latino Film Festival will be in attendance to talk about the film and the upcoming 33rd annual Latino Film Festival.
About the Chicago Latino Film Festival:
The Chicago Latino Film Festival (CLFF) is produced every April by the International Latino Cultural Center of Chicago (ILCC), a pan-Latino, nonprofit, multidisciplinary arts organization dedicated to developing, promoting and increasing awareness of Latino culture among Latinos and other communities by presenting a wide variety of art forms.chicagolatinofilmfestival.org/about
Programmed by Raul Benitez and Nando Espinosa Herrera