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Announcement: 20th Anniversary Fest at the Logan Theatre!

We’re proud to announce… The 20th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival will be at the Logan Theatre March 6th-10th, 2013. Situated in one of our favorite Chicago neighborhoods, the Logan Theatre is a newly renovated cinema that still offers affordable ticket prices for the great value that families and film buffs alike have come to […]

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WAB Issue: Did you submit via Withoutabox 10/25-11/2? – PLEASE READ THIS!

      Important Message from Withoutabox Dear Withoutabox Customer, On November 1st, our site experienced an outage which unfortunately resulted in the loss of data submitted from the afternoon of October 25th to the evening of November 2nd. If you modified your account or submitted a project during this time, we regret to inform […]

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2012 Awards Announced!

19th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival Awards: First, let’s thank the jury:  Julia Gibbs, Dan Koretzky and Jonathan Marlow! This year, the jury created 6 Jury Award categories around the films they wanted to feature, and chose a handful of honorable mentions for each of those categories.  They were also asked to chose a “Made […]

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2012 CUFF Exhibition: Lyra Hill

The posters/drawings/comics/screen prints of Lyra Hill will be up in the lobby of the Gene Siskel Film Center for only a few weeks.  Come see these handmade beauties in person.   Lyra is a comics artist and filmmaker. She runs a performative reading series called Brain Frame and works as a projectionist at the Gene […]

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Full Program Online

IFP/Chicago presents: The 19th Chicago Underground Film Festival May 31st – June 7th, 2012 At the Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St. See our Full Program (or check out our Quick Guide) Tickets for Gene Siskel Film Center members go on sale Wednesday May 16 and to general public Friday May 18. at […]

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Feature Film Trailer Bonanza!

Beware of browsing…you’ll probably end up liking and wanting to see them all… Just start clicking.  Refer to our schedule for more information on each film. Video Diary of a Lost Girl Dicke Madchen Headlock The Fourth Dimenson Two Years At Sea I Have Always Been a Dreamer Zero Killed Girl Model Palaces of Pity […]

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2012 Jurors Announced!

The Chicago Underground Film Festival is more than excited to announce its jurors for the 2012 Festival: Jonathan Marlow Fandor co-founder Jonathan Marlow is a relatively accomplished composer and curator as well as an occasional filmmaker with roughly two dozen short films and a handful video installations to his credit. In the decade-and-a-half prior to his role as […]

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Fantastic 2012 Poster Art by Lyra Hill!

Your brain won’t believe your eyes when you enter the cave that contains the magical 2012 CUFF crystal! During the festival the poster will also be available in screen print form — look out for it in the lobby! Thanks Lyra Hill!

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Opening Night Announced! THE FOURTH DIMENSION

Pictured above: Val Kilmer in Harmony Korine’s view of The Fourth Dimension Join the 19th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival for our Opening Night Screening May 31st, 2012 ….in THE FOURTH DIMENSION…. 8:00 pm, May 31, 2012 The Gene Siskel Film Center 164 North State Street Chicago, IL 60601 ‘The Fourth Dimension’ is a film […]

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2012 CUFF Kickstarter Campaign

The 19th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival is looking for a little extra support, so we started a Kickstarter Campaign. Please check it out and donate if you can. We’re offering lots of fun stuff to those who donate… AND… our fabulous intern, Kimberly, made a trailer that will entertain the socks off of you:

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