The Chicago Underground Film Festival is an annual event showcasing independent, experimental and documentary films from around the world. See our nifty overview here.

The festival runs from Wednesday, August 18 to Tuesday, August 24.

All screenings take place at the 3 Penny Cinema
22424 N. Lincoln Ave (intersection of Lincoln, Halsted and Fullerton) MAP Venue Tel: (773) 525-3449

Nightly Parties and Music shows at various Chicago Venues

BY EL: One block east of the Fullerton EL stop–access from the Red, Brown, and Purple Lines.

BY BUS: Fullerton #74, Lincoln , and Halsted

PARKING: Park at Children’s Memorial Hospital garage for just $3.00 with 3 Penny Cinema validation. Hours: Monday-Friday 5 P.M. – 8 A.M., Saturday & Sunday all day.

Garage is located 1 block south.

FESTIVAL OFFICES: 167 North Racine Chicago, IL 60607 Website:


No one will be at the office while the festival is taking place.

To purchase tickets to the 2004 Chicago Underground Film Festival, go to:

Advance Tickets for all programs are available through or by calling 866-468-3401. Please note “Advance Tickets” refers to tickets purchased prior to the day of show. On the day of show tickets can only be purchased at the theater box office. The box office opens one half hour before the first show of the day. Tickets for evening screenings are $7.00 $5.00 matinee price before 7:00 PM

Opening Film & Reception $15, Includes admission to Festival Kick-off Party.

10 Admission Discount Card: $35. Good for 10 . Save $15.00

Discount Cards must be presented to the theater box office on the day of the show for a ticket. You still need a ticket for admission – one ticket per punch, one person per show. Admission is not guaranteed in the event of a sell-out, unless you have a ticket. Discount Cards may not be redeemed in advance. Discount Cards may be purchased in advance from or by calling 866-468-3401

Programs are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Refunds are available only for canceled, rescheduled, or substituted programs. Refunds do not apply to tickets redeemed with a Festival Pass.

For information regarding the Chicago Underground Film Fund email

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