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2015 Early Bird Passes Now On Sale!

The Chicago Underground Film Festival is an annual event showcasing independent, experimental and documentary films from around the world.  The Festival Pass is your all access pass for the festival, beginning with the opening night film on Wednesday May 13, through closing night Sunday May 17, 2015. 

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2015 Poster Design by Jenna Caravello!

 We’re very excited to present our 2015 festival poster art designed by Jenna Caravello!   Jenna Caravello is an artist and videographer living in Chicago. She studied at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, majoring in video production and traditional animation. For two years she worked at Kartemquin Films as a video-media archivist, […]

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2015 Call for Entries!

Submissions for the 22nd Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival Are Now Closed! We are in the final weeks of programming and will send notifications in early February. Thank you to everyone who submitted their work!   May 13-17, 2015 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS PLEASE read our entry GUIDELINES before submitting your work. Submit using one of […]

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Announcing the 2014 CUFF Award Winners!

  The Chicago Underground Film Festival is proud to announce the award winners for CUFF 2014: Jury Awards What thrilled us the most about our award selections this year is the uneasy and near impossible categorization of the films we’ve chosen. This was a puzzling — in every good sense of that word — edition […]

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2014 CUFF Parties and Special Events

The 2014 parties and special events have been announced! Check out the details here: https://cuff.org/cuff-2014-parties/

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Do312 Ticket Giveaways

Use the Do312 CUFF scheduler to make your festival plans and to WIN TICKETS! Do312 is the best place to find out about concerts, events and awesome happenings in Chicago. Plus, they give away a lot of free stuff, like concert tickets, backstage passes and exclusive prizes. Voted the Chicago Reader “Best Nightlife Blogger” in […]

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The CUFF Pre-Festival Kickoff

Come out to the Logan Theater on March 19 for a Do312 Meetup hosted by CUFF and Ed Marszweiski (Lumpen Magazine/Co-Prosperity Sphere). This will be the official pre-festival kickoff for CUFF 2014, and will feature a screening of Crimes Against Humanity, the most recent feature CUFF alumnus Jerzy Rose (which includes performances from CUFF 2014 […]

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The 2014 CUFF Schedule

Without further ado, we present to you The 2014 CUFF festival program. Check it out, buy some tickets on Ticketfly, and we’ll see you next month!

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Introducing the 2014 CUFF Jury!

The Chicago Underground Film Festival is pleased to announce its jurors for the 2014 festival: Brian Chankin As long as he can remember, Brian Chankin has been collecting obscure, strange, and ridiculous artifacts and media. After being fired from his job as an antique dealer in 2004, he realized he should be paid to own […]

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2014 Early Bird Pass

Go to Ticketfly.com right now and get an early bird festival pass for only $50! The price will go up once we post the full program, but festival and day passes will still be available leading up to and during the festival. This is a steal. Think about it. If each ticket costs $8, for […]

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