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2nd Annual Independent Film Gala

IFP/Chicago Hosts Chicago’s Hippest Film Event of the Year CHICAGO (June 12, 2008) – IFP/Chicago announces it’s 2nd Annual Independent Film Gala will be held on Friday, September 19th, 2008 at Primitive (130 N. Jefferson, Chicago, IL 60607). The evening will begin with a VIP reception at 6:00 p.m. followed by regular admission at 6:30 […]

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Cuff on Twitter

Join Cuff on Twitter and get updates and be our friend http://twitter.com/cuff_chicago follow cuff_chicago at http://twitter.comdeveloped by korelab

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IFP/CHICAGO and Chicago Underground Film Festival Create Strategic Partnership

For Immediate Release: Lynn Steadman, lsteadman@ifp.org (312) 235-0161 IFP/CHICAGO and Chicago Underground Film Festival Create Strategic Partnership 15-year-old festival announces dates and venues Chicago – Independent Feature Project/Chicago and Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF) proudly announce a strategic partnership that has IFP/Chicago producing the 15th edition of the “Defiantly independent and deliberately scandalous” (Michael Wilmington, […]

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The Onion: MTV Movie Awards Snubs Jonas Mekas Yet Again

MTV Movie Awards Snubs Director Jonas Mekas Yet Again June 2, 2008 | Issue 44•23 LOS ANGELES Eighty-five-year-old Lithuanian avant-garde filmmaker Jonas Mekas, director of more than 50 movies including Zefiro Torna and the five-hour diary film As I Was Moving Ahead, Occasionally I Saw Brief Glimpses Of Beauty, was again overlooked by the MTV […]

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MISTER LONELY – HARMONY KORINE IN PERSON!

MISTER LONELY HARMONY KORINE IN PERSON! Presented by the Chicago Underground Film Festival SPECIAL SCREENING – MISTER LONELY, HARMONY KORINE IN PERSON! Thursday, May 29, 2008 7PM Screening with Q&A to follow Film Row Cinema 1104 S. Wabash, 8th Flr. Free! Only Harmony Korine (writer of KIDS, auteur of GUMMO, JULIEN DONKEY-BOY) could weave Michael […]

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Call For Entries – 15th Chicago Underground Film Festival

We are now accepting submissions for the 15th Chicago Underground Film Festival. Entry Forms and complete guidelines for submission are available now at https://www.cuff.org The CHICAGO UNDERGROUND FILM FESTIVAL is dedicated to the work of film and video makers with defiantly independent visions. As Roger Ebert said, “What you get for your money is not […]

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The Evolution of the Underground Film Festival

Here is a story that appeared on IndieWire today by Benjamin Crossley-Marra on the state of Underground Film Festivals. The Evolution of the Underground Film Festival by Benjamin Crossley-Marra (April 1, 2008) “Fixtures on the fest circuit for many years, underground film festivals are facing major changes. Some events are closing down, while others are […]

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Bumper for the 2004 Festival

This bumper found on youtube was made by Brad Chmielewski for the 2004 Festival. [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=OxhWeAxBAxE[/youtube] You can find more of his work here.

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A Trip to Cuff on Youtube

Sue Klaus documents her trip to the 2007 Festival for the screening of the film “Alone: Without a Friend in the World” that she appeared in. [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=5SpqGHRsxvY[/youtube] We thank her for sharing her video with us. See the rest of her videos here and visit her site here.

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