Civic Cinema: “Caged Dreams”

Date / Time

March 12, 2024

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Presented by the UIC Latino Cultural Center and Detention Watch Network.

“Caged Dreams” details the stories of Johannes Favi, Beatriz Batres, and Felipe Diosdado, who were previously detained in Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody and suffered long-lasting trauma due to their incarceration. The goal of the film is to paint a vivid picture of the emotional experience of immigration detention and the deep impacts on a person’s mental health and their loved ones.

A short documentary screening is followed by a panel conversation featuring director Johannes Favi and Antonio Gutierrez from Organized Communities Against Detention.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Film duration: 12 min.

When: Tuesday, March 12

Time: Noon-1 p.m.

Where: LCC Gallery, Lecture Center B2

For access needs or questions, email or call 312-996-3095.  The LCC is wheelchair accessible. Auto-captions will be available during screening. All audiences are welcome.

This event is co-sponsored by the UIC Department of Latin American and Latino Studies, Great Cities Institute and the Honors College.

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