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2018 Films

View 25th Chicago Underground Film Festival film guide.

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25th Anniversary Festival Schedule

View 25th Chicago Underground Film Festival schedule.

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The Chicago Underground Film Festival is thrilled to unveil our 2018 festival poster!

    The Chicago Underground Film Festival is thrilled to unveil our 2018 festival poster! This year’s poster was illustrated by the indescribably awesome Amy Davis with design work by Dan Streeting.   Amy Davis has lived in New York City, San Francisco, Honolulu, Seattle, Boca Raton, Napa Valley, and now resides in Santa Fe, […]

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CUFF 2018 Concert with NOBUNNY

CUFF 2018 Concert with NOBUNNY The Empty Bottle June 8 @ 9:00 pm – 2 am $12 21+    TICKETS   NOBUNNY Join us this evening as we keep the fire burning after Friday night’s CUFF screenings with a raucous set from Chicago’s inimitable rascally punk-rock rabbit, NOBUNNY! The last time we partied with the bunny-masked party machine […]

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Mod Fuck Explosion

May 11th and 12th 11:59pm 9$ Musicbox Theater 3733 North Southport Chicago, Il 60613 One part arthouse and one part schlock, the films of Jon Moritugu are all parts entertaining. MOD FUCK EXPLOSION, his third independent feature (following My Degeneration and Hippy Porn) is a surreal ode to teen angst, West Side Story meets Quadrophenia […]

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Chicago Underground – Untapped

The Chicago Underground Film Festival kicks off our Twenty-Fifth Anniversary celebration with a fundraising party on Monday, February 5 From 5:30 to 8:30 PM. Get a peek into what the festival has on tap for our landmark Silver Anniversary. Admission: $25 Tickets available here: https://cuff2018.eventive.org/schedule/5a5941c876a8960014f8b9de Music from Fran  https://www.facebook.com/franbandfran/ Raffle Enjoy food from our friends at […]

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2018 CUFF Submissions Open!

  Submissions are now open for the 25th Chicago Underground Film Festival! June 6- June 10 2018. Apply online here or via FilmFreeway or Withoutabox. Late Deadline is January 5.       Image from Masochism of the Margins by Cyrus Yoshi Tabar.

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2017 Chicago Underground Film Festival Award Winners

  We are happy to announce the 2017 Cuff Award Winners.   AUDIENCE AWARD: “Manlife: The Last of the Lawsonians” Directed by Ryan Sarnowski MADE–IN–CHICAGO AWARD: “How to Have Your/Own Television Show/(You Already Do)” Directed by Jesse Malmed JURY AWARD: “INNAATE/SE” Directed by Adam Khalil and Zack Khahil JURY AWARD: “As Without So Within” Directed […]

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The 2017 Festival schedule is now online!!

  The 2017 Chicago Underground Film Festival schedule is now live! See it here.       Get showtimes and your tickets here

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CUFF reveals poster for 2017 Film Festival!

WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT THE OFFICIAL POSTER OF THE 24TH CHICAGO UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL DESIGNED BY RYAN DUGGAN!     We’ve only printed 50 of these limited edition, hand signed and numbered screen-printed posters. $30 poster + $10 S&H. Don’t wait! HEAD HERE TO PRE-ORDER YOURS BEFORE THEY ALL SELL OUT!   EARLY BIRD […]

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