» A look at Thursdays Festival lineup.

5:30 PM An Alternative to Slitting Your Wrist Owen Lowery 2007 | Documentary Feature ** Note: Chicago Premiere

Viaduct Theater 1

5:45 PM Mermaid Island Shorts Program

plays with…

* Mermaid | Lisa Barcy 2007 * The Eye You Lost In the Crusades (Califone) | Jay Eckensberger 2007 * Ellie | Robert OConnor 2006 * The Hijab Of Dena | Erika Rydell 2007 * Mud & Glory | Ines Sommer 2007 * Huge Flag | Jessie Stead 2007 * Separating Ourselves | Rachel Walker 2008

* Nowhere Island | Hsu Ya-Ting 2008

Viaduct Theater 2

7:15 PM How To Cross A Border Tim Parsa 2008 | Documentary Feature ** Note: World Premiere

Viaduct Theater 1

7:30 PM Reel Moments Shorts Program

plays with…

* The Universe & Young Pilot Nelson | Jerzy Rose 2008 * The Last Moment | Deco Dawson 2007 * Paul and the Badger – Episode 3 | Paul Tarrago 2006 * City Wasp | Tod Steven, Stephan Wicki 2007 * Condensed Movie #2 | Kent Lambert 2008 * Artist Statement | Daniel Barrow 2006 * ‘Charlie Rose’ by Samuel Beckett | Andrew Filippone Jr. 2008

* Death of the Reel | Benjamin Meade 2008

Viaduct Theater 2

9:00 PM The Auteur James Westby 2008 | Narrative Feature ** Note: Midwest Premiere

Viaduct Theater 1

9:15 PM Urban Artifacts Shorts Program

plays with…

* The Scrapper | Jonathan Olshefski 2008 * Ninety-Three | Kevin Jerome Everson 2008 * Tripp | Alexander Rojas 2007 * Broad Day | Kevin Jerome Everson 2008 * He Hates To Be Second | Kelly Sears 2008 * Waiting On God | Scott Smith 2006 * Undefeated | Kevin Jerome Everson 2008

* Mrs. Henderson’s Kids | Veena Rao 2007

Viaduct Theater 2

10:00 PM

Thursday Night Party Party ** Note: Free Event

The Hungry Brain

10:30 PM Hoopeston Thomas Bender 2007 | Documentary Feature

** Note: Midwest Premiere