Aspiring musician Miguel (voiced by Anthony Gonzalez), confronted by his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, takes an accidental trip to the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead where, along with the charming trickster skeleton Hector (voiced by Gael García Bernal), he unlocks the real story behind his family history. Coco won two Oscars, including Best Animated Feature Film.
Programmed in collaboration with the Chicago Latino Film Festival
(2017, rated PG for thematic elements, 105 minutes)
MILLENNIUM PARK SUMMER FILM SERIES is brought to you by the Millennium Park Foundation (co-curated with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events) happening Tuesdays, June 5 through August 21, at 6:30pm. New this year, each screening in the series will be programmed in collaboration with a local independent film festival providing a season-long sampling of the themes, ethnicities and genres seen in the more than 50 film festivals presented annually in Chicago.
Additionally, each film presentation will begin with a screening of a “ChicagoMade Short” – a locally-produced short film. A program of the Independent Filmmaker Initiative, the ChicagoMade Shorts Series is a celebration of the robust local independent film community and a showcase of entertaining work produced by talented Chicago-based artists.
Guests may take a seat at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion or lounge on the Great Lawn as crowd-pleasing movies are presented on a state-of-the-art, 40-foot LED screen. Admission is free. Complete schedule: millenniumpark.org