The 18th Chicago Underground Film Festival
June 2-9th, 2011



TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE!! Get them ahead of time! Some tickets are going fast!

At the Gene Siskel Film Center Box Office- 164 N. State St.

Online through Ticketmaster or find the link through the GSFC website.

More details below

Opening Night Reception and Gallery Opening for “Even Still 2: The Work of CUFF Alumni & Friends” Thursday June 2nd Gene Siskel Film Center, Cafe/Gallery 164 N. State Street 6pm- 8pm

Sponsored by the Reader

Opening Night Afterparty!
After the premiere of Some Girls Never Learn Thursday June 2nd Bottom Lounge, Volcano Room 1375 West Lake Street 10pm-2am Opening Night Afterparty

with DJ Rad Brian

Friday Night Afterparty! Friday June 3rd Quenchers 9pm-2am

Live rock show with Thomas Comerford, The Father Costume, and Jeff Harms

Saturday Night THE BIG Afterparty! Saturday June 4th Bottom Lounge, Volcano Room 1375 West Lake Street 10pm-3am

Party with Karaoke w/ DJ Carl, Live Photo Booth with Ben Chandler.

Closing Night Afterparty & Awards Ceremony!
after Heavy Metal Picnic
Sunday June 5th Delilah’s (upstairs) 2771 North Lincoln Avenue

with Heavy Metal/Rock DJ Velcro Lewis

Tickets and Locations
All screenings for the 18th annual Chicago Underground Film Festival take place at the Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, located at 164 N. State St.

Tickets to each screening are $10/general admission. Other ticket prices are $7/student and $5/Film Center and IFP/Chicago members. All tickets may be purchased at the Film Center Box Office. Both general admission and Film Center member tickets are available through Ticketmaster, 800-982-2787,, and all Ticketmaster outlets.

The Film Center and its box office are open 5 to 8:30 pm, Monday through Friday; 2 to 8:30 pm Saturday; or 2 to 5:30 pm Sunday.

Discounted parking is available for $14 for nine hours at the InterPark SELF-PARK at 20 E. Randolph St. A rebate ticket can be obtained from the Film Center Box Office.

A Film Center membership is a year-round ticket to great movies for only $5 per screening! Memberships are $50 (Individual) and $80 (Dual). For more information, call 312-846-2600 or visit

For more information about the Film Center, call 312-846-2800 (24-hour movie hotline) or 312-846-2600 (general information, 9:00 am-5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday), or visit

About the Gene Siskel Film Center, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago

The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago celebrates 39 years of presenting cutting edge programs, independent and international cinema, premieres, retrospectives, and classic films. Internationally recognized for its original film programming, the Film Center is a vibrant cultural destination in Chicago that attracts a diverse and creative annual audience of over 81,000.

A leader in educating artists and designers for 144 years, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago offers undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 2,800 students from around the world. In addition to the time-honored study of painting, sculpture, printmaking, and design, SAIC’s studio programs embrace film and new media, electronic and sound arts, and creative writing. To complement its studio programs, SAIC offers academic degrees in disciplines from art history to arts administration, visual and critical studies to historic preservation. Located in the heart of Chicago, the School promotes contemporary discourse about art and design through venues such as the Gene Siskel Film Center, Video Data Bank, Betty Rymer Gallery, Gallery 2, the Division of Studies, and in conjunction with the Poetry Center.

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