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May 2017

Opening Night Drifting Towards The Crescent

May 31 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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DRIFTING TOWARDS THE CRESCENT Drifting Towards The Crescent Laura Stewart 83 min., 2017, USA, Chicago Premiere The Chicago Underground Film Festival proudly presents the Chicago premiere of “Drifting Towards the Crescent,” Laura Stewart’s captivating and intimate portrait of life in Keokuk, Iowa. Keokuk, situated along the Mississippi River just North of Hamilton, Missouri (birthplace of Mark Twain) is a place where the North ends and the South begins. A town of hunters and fisherman, drinkers, bikers and survivors, the inhabitants…

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June 2017
$10.00

Shorts 1: The One With The Tongue

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Shorts 1: The One With The Tongue Participate in My Relaxed State Katya Yakubov 20 min., 2016, USA A hybrid, docu-fiction film—this fractured narrative follows one woman's coming to terms with the elusive mind-body split. Challenging the validity of alternative as well as Western medicine, this film turns its attention instead to the moments in between therapy, and the possibilities that the strange encounter with another can bring. Trust Fall Jeanne Donegan and Eileen Rae Walsh 4 min., 2015, USA…

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On An Unknown Beach

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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On An Unknown Beach 24.24.24 Daniel Dietzel 13 min., 2016, Canada 24.24.24. is a view of a day in concurrent time. All of the day’s twenty-four hours are presented at once. In the minutia of time, banal events unfold and are made extraordinary through the camera’s gaze. Light gains character, shadow reshapes objects, and time becomes palpable. Take a look. On an Unknown Beach Adam Luxton & Summer Agnew 90 min., 2016, New Zealand, International Premiere On an Unknown Beach…

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Shorts 2: The One With the Flicker

June 1 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Shorts 2: The One With the Flicker 38 River Road Josh Weissbach 7 min., 2016, USA/Switzerland The voice of a figureless character is heard. The figure of a voiceless character is seen. A sequence of estranged voicemails is framed by unidentified events. Fear resides in the gesture of a telling. Unknown Hours Calum Walter 12 min., 2016, USA Unknown Hours studies a precarious nightscape. An observer journeys down a main street in Chicago towards a neighborhood known for its nightlife.…

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Kuro

June 1 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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The Pooka Luke Boyce 15 min., 2016, USA In a desperate attempt to aid a lost soul, a benevolent oversized rabbit must find a way to rekindle a forgotten spark. Kuro Joji Koyama and Tujiko Noriko 84 min., 2017, Germany/UK/Japan Romi, a Japanese woman living in Paris, works in a karaoke bar. At home in the suburbs, she tends to her paraplegic lover Milou. To pass the time she recounts to him a story alluding to a period they once…

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Shorts 3: The One With The Whale Carcass

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Shorts 3: The One With The Whale Carcass News From the Sun Brendan & Jeremy Smyth 4 min., 2016, USA An apocalyptic narrative unfolds through the words of "The Sun", a British tabloid created by media mogul Rupert Murdoch. 4000 single frames were exposed, unedited, and accompanied with the pulsing rhythms of the sun collected by NASA, resembling the Buddhist "Om", the sound of our universe. Meridian Plain Laura Kraning 19 min., 2016, USA “Meridian Plain” maps an enigmatic distant…

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The Pink Egg

June 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Animal Condensed>Animal Expanded #1 Jennet Thomas 8 min., 2016, United Kingdom Somewhere between virtual and actual, through the collision of meanings and anti-meanings, a visionary fever dream produces an enigmatic philosophical encounter between two post-anthropological agents. In an attempt to reconcile themselves with some unspecified trauma of mass biotechno violation, they quiz one another on the origins and ontologies of their species. The Pink Egg Jim Trainor 71 min., 2016, USA Luis Buñuel's observation - "You can find all of…

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Shorts 4: The One With The Asbestos

June 2 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Shorts 4: The One With The Asbestos Reckoning 4 Kent Lambert 10 min., 2016, USA RECKONING 4 is the second in a series of investigations into (among other things) 1. Terror and wonder in big-budget virtual worlds 2. The fluidity, fragility and loneliness of technologically mediated social identities and friendships 3. The queerness and malevolence of archetypal masculinity 4. The poetics of blockbuster aesthetics Maelstroms Lana Z Caplan 8 min., 2016, USA Using animation, heat sensitive camera footage from US…

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Dim The Fluorescents

June 2 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Logan Theatre, 2646 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647 United States
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Dim The Fluorescents Daniel Warth 128 min., 2016, Canada "Dim The Fluorescents" follows the friendship and creative partnership between struggling actress Audrey and aspiring playwright Lillian. Lacking a proper outlet for their creativity, they funnel all of their considerable passion and talent into the only paying work they can find: role-playing demonstrations for corporate seminars. With copious rewrites and rehearsals, immersive lighting and sound design, and wildly uninhibited performances, the duo attempts to elevate these ostensibly educational presentations (on subjects…

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