The Chicagoist blog has a nice little story about this years festival.
August 13, 2007
Chicago Underground Film Festival: 14 Years of Being Different
Would Hollywood make a movie about a swingin’ 70’s housewife, complete with musical numbers? Or a documentary about New York City’s Union Square in the days immediately following 9/11? Would Hollywood make a movie about Thax?
These are rhetorical questions; we’re not saying that Hollywood is all bad, we’re just saying that there are all kinds of movies out there. And dozens of the kind that you’d never see coming from Tinseltown will be on display at this year’s Chicago Underground Film Festival, which runs Wednesday through Sunday at the Chopin Theatre and Elegant Mr. Gallery in Wicker Park.
Read the rest at the Chicagoist.