Chicago Intl. Film Fest features Juarez-based “Backyard”

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If you’re going to be in Chicago within the next few days, you might here rumblings about the new film  Backyard (El Traspatio), which played last  night at the Chicago International Film Festival. Starring Jimmy Smits, the film among recent films (including Bordertown starring Jennifer Lopez) based on the femicides in Juarez.

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