'Chico' screening rescheduled

By City Pulse Staff

East Lansing Film Festival will present Oscar-nominated animated film May 16

Thursday, April 26 — The East Lansing Film Festival has rescheduled its screening of the Oscar-nominated animated film "Chico and Rita" for May 16 at East Lansing's Hannah Community Center, 819 Abbot Road.

Opening in late-1940s Havana, "Chico" details the difficult romance of a pianist and a vocalist as they try to juggle love and their love of music.

The showing starts at 7:30 p.m., and it will be followed by an afterglow reception. Tickets are $10 for the film, or $25 for the film and reception. Proceeds benefit the East Lansing Film Festival and the Summer Solstice Jazz Festival. To reserve tickets, email susanwoods@elff.com; please specify if you are reserving for the film or for the film and the reception.