Cine Latino offers family fun this weekend


Marcus Theatres is presenting a four-day film festival starting this Thursday, April 12, through Sunday, April 15, at Marcus South Shore Cinema in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. Individual tickets are on sale now, with a portion of net proceeds being reinvested into local health and education initiatives.

It will feature 13 films that will entertain, inspire, and foster cultural understanding. Other special events include:

  • April 13, 6-8 p.m.: A “Selena Celebration” will be held in recognition of the late singer Selena Quintanilla-Pérez’s birthday, featuring a lookalike contest judged by La GranD Radio, food and beverage specials, followed by an 8 p.m. showing of “Selena.”

  • April 14, 1-4 p.m.: A “Cerveceros Tailgate” event will include tastes of tailgating at Miller Park, games, spin-the-wheel and photo opportunities with the Chorizo Racing Sausage and Bernie Brewer.

  • April 15, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.: “Family Fiesta” will include crafts and activities, including make-your-own Papel Picados and face paintings, followed by showings of “Coco” and “Ferdinand.”