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Closing Party and Festival Awards

Finally join us at our closing party as we give out awards for the best films of the festival. The party starts at 10pm at The Bottom Lounge. “Big Buildings” will be the band playing tonight. The foundations for the gritty lo-fi Chicago rock quintet Big Buildings began back in the late ‘90’s when childhood […]

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Closing Feature Film

Tonights final feature film for this years festival is “Song Sung Blue” by Greg Kohs at 8:30pm. Song Sung Blue tells the alternately inspiring and tragic love story of Lightning & Thunder, a homegrown Milwaukee husband and wife singing duo that pay tribute to the music of Neil Diamond. Filmmaker Greg Kohs goes backstage into […]

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Final day Featured Films

For the final day of this years Film Festival we have a couple of great feature films screening. First at 1pm we started off with “Silhouette City” s documentary by Michael Wilson. Then at 3pm its another fine documentary and US Premiere feature called “It’s In The Game” by Dylan Griffin. This first-time feature filmmaker […]

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Saturday Nights Afterparty

Tonights Afterparty will be at the Viaduct Theater one at 12am. Please Join us after the screenings.The party will feature the band I , Chicago-based sound and new media artists Rob Ray, Jon Satrom, and Jason Soliday do everything wrong the right way. The trio manipulates found sounds and animated GIFs on home-brewed equipment in […]

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Curtis Harrington

Dont forget the festival is featuring Curtis Harrington and today we are screening some of his rarely seen shorts. The program starts at 8:15 in Viaduct theater 1. * A Fragment of Seeking | Curtis Harrington 1946 * Picnic | Curtis Harrington 1948 * On the Edge | Curtis Harrington 1949 * The Wormwood Star […]

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Todays Scheduled Features Films

The Festival Features kick off today at 4:30pm with “Between Something & Nothing” Then at 6:30pm the Chicago Premiere of Jim Finn’s “The Juche Idea” will screen. Then Narrative Feature “Mock Up On Mu” will be the final feature at 10:15pm. At 6:45 the Midwest Premiere of feature Documentary “We Are Wizards” by Josh Koury […]

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Friday Nights Afterparty

The Chicago Underground Film Festival presents the 9th Annual Jukebox of the Dead at The Empty Bottle tonight at 10pm. Detholz! Aleks & The Drummer The Hood Internet Join us for the ninth annual Jukebox of the Dead Halloween party, hosted by Detholz!. Started at and expelled from a bible school in 1996, Detholz! have […]

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Tonights Scheduled Feature Films

Come see tonights Feature Films at the Viaduct theater. At 7:15pm the Midwest Premiere of “She’s A Boy I Knew” by Gwen Haworth. At 8 pm its Curtis Harrington 1961 feature film “Night Tide” Then at 10:30pm we screen John Srebalus and Jessica Hundley Midwest Premiere of “Such Hawks, Such Hounds: Scenes From The American […]

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See our Festival Trailers

Check out the Festival Trailers that Lori Felker and Jodie Mack kindly made for the festival. They will appear before each program.

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The Golden Age Of Fish

This afternoons Feature Film is “The Golden Age of Fish” at 5:30pm. “The Golden Age Of Fish is an experimental feature film weaving various fragmentary narratives concerning Cleveland, Ohio’s landscape from its prehistoric past to late twentieth century visual representation. Through a series of motifs, an African American woman geologist is the catalyst narrating Cleveland’s […]

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