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Chicagoist and the festival.

The Chicagoist blog has a nice little story about this years festival. August 13, 2007 Chicago Underground Film Festival: 14 Years of Being Different Would Hollywood make a movie about a swingin’ 70’s housewife, complete with musical numbers? Or a documentary about New York City’s Union Square in the days immediately following 9/11? Would Hollywood […]

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Tim Kinsella of Orchard Vale interview.

Tim Kinsella director of our opening movie “Orchard Vale” was recently interviewed on the Movie City Indie website. August 11, 2007 Engineering this fiasco: the making of Orchard Vale TIM KINSELLA AND I MET IN 1997 AND HAVE BEEN EXCHANGING PREOCCUPATIONS EVER SINCE. Ever prolific, Kinsella, who began his public life as a musician at […]

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The Festival gets its due in the Chicago Sun Times

Underground films get their due LOCAL CINEMA | CUFF promises to startle, upset and mesmerize fans for five days August 10, 2007 BY BILL STAMETS The Chicago Underground Film Festival is the city’s most eclectic yet best curated fest. Director and co-founder Bryan Wendorff has a knack for uncovering work that startles, upsets and spellbinds. […]

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Orchard Vale Second Screening Added

Due to demand we’ve added a second screening of Orchard Vale on Wednesday August 15th Tickets for the added 10pm screening are available now. A few tickets are still available for the 8:00 screening but they are going fast. http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/18081

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Orchard Vale Trailer

Watch the trailer for our opening movie Orchard Vale. Buy tickets here. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RmY3c9qaEk[/youtube]

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Random Lunacy Trailer

Random Lunacy is playing at the festival on Sunday the 19th of August at the Chopin Theater at 2:45pm. “No home, no money, no formal education. This busking family’s sole possessions — battered instruments and a camera. Welcome to videos from the road less traveled. Down and out never looked so rich.” [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PMGMFlf1EaA[/youtube] Buy tickets […]

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Orchard Vale

We are proud to present as our Opening Night Movie for this years Film Festival Orchard Vale. Written and Directed by Tim Kinsella. Watch the Trailer here.

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2007 Film Festival Schedule and Films

The 14th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival will soon be here and the website has been updated to reflect that. Now you can browse descriptions of some of the films that are showing this year or look at the festival schedule or even buy tickets. More Information on the films appearing in this years festival […]

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IFPallooza

IFPallooza SAVE THE DATE: IFP-ALLOOZA! Sunday, July 22 Martyrs’ Restaurant and Pub 3855 N. Lincoln Ave. Advance Tickets: $15 IFP members/ $18 non-members Tickets at the Door: $20 for everybody IFP-allooza is our kick-off event for the 2007 Independent Film Gala! It’s a fun opportunity to network and cut loose with your fellow fans of […]

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Call For Entries! Final Deadline in 2 weeks!

Call 4 Entries! 14th Chicago Underground Film Festival The 2007 Chicago Underground Film Festival (CUFF) has issued its call for entries! CUFF presents a wide range of work exploring the many definitions and interpretations of the concept of “underground”. From alternative music films and political agitprop to high camp and formal experimentation and everything in-between. […]

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