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Fantastic 2012 Poster Art by Lyra Hill!

Your brain won’t believe your eyes when you enter the cave that contains the magical 2012 CUFF crystal! During the festival the poster will also be available in screen print form — look out for it in the lobby! Thanks Lyra Hill!

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Opening Night Announced! THE FOURTH DIMENSION

Pictured above: Val Kilmer in Harmony Korine’s view of The Fourth Dimension Join the 19th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival for our Opening Night Screening May 31st, 2012 ….in THE FOURTH DIMENSION…. 8:00 pm, May 31, 2012 The Gene Siskel Film Center 164 North State Street Chicago, IL 60601 ‘The Fourth Dimension’ is a film […]

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2012 CUFF Kickstarter Campaign

The 19th Annual Chicago Underground Film Festival is looking for a little extra support, so we started a Kickstarter Campaign. Please check it out and donate if you can. We’re offering lots of fun stuff to those who donate… AND… our fabulous intern, Kimberly, made a trailer that will entertain the socks off of you:

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April Salonathon Screening- Monday, April 9th!

Let’s have some fun on a Monday! FREE! Monday April 9, 2012 screening starts at 9pm Beauty Bar (1444 W Chicago Ave). Hosted bar from 8pm to 9pm!! (with RSVP to: chicagorsvp@thebeautybar.com) Drink Specials:$3 Drafts, $4 Well Drinks, & per usual $10 Martini + Manicures! Films include: Playing Alive by Mike Olenick 16 min “Playing […]

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Documentaries? At Salonathon 3/12

DOCUMENTARIES ? (image from Great Man and Cinema by Jim Finn) One of these films isn’t really a documentary. Can you tell the difference? FREE! Monday March 12, 2012 screening starts at 9pm Beauty Bar (1444 W Chicago Ave). Hosted bar from 8pm to 9pm!! (with RSVP to: chicagorsvp@thebeautybar.com) Drink Specials:$3 Drafts, $4 Well Drinks, […]

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Love and Sex (Mostly Sex) @ Salonathon 2/6

Peggy Ahwesh-  The Color of Love (L),   Naomi Uman- Removed (R) The Chicago Underground Film Festival Presents: Love and Sex (Mostly Sex) Come celebrate “love” with CUFF a week before V-day at SALONATHON.  Why not start early? FREE! Monday February 6, 2012 screening starts at 9pm Beauty Bar (1444 W Chicago Ave). Hosted bar from […]

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2012 Call for Submissions!

SUBMISSIONS OPEN for CUFF 2012 Call for Entries The 19th Chicago Underground Film Festival The Chicago Underground Film Festival prefers paperless entries submitted online through Withoutabox: Read the entry guidelines here. Entry deadlines and fees: Early Deadline: November 21, 2011 – Entry Fee: Features $35 (Students $20); Shorts $30 (Students $15) Regular Deadline: January 15, […]

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First CUFF Salonathon of 2012! 1/9

The Chicago Underground Film Festival Presents: Awesome Alumni at SALONATHON at Beauty Bar (1444 W Chicago Ave) FREE! Monday January 9, 2012 screening starts at 9pm Hosted bar from 8pm to 9pm!! (with RSVP to: chicagorsvp@thebeautybar.com) Drink Specials:$3 Drafts, $4 Well Drinks, & per usual $10 Martini + Manicures! Films include: This Is My Show […]

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CUFF Music Video Showcase at 12/12 Salonathon!

The Chicago Underground Film Festival Presents: Music Video Showcase at SALONATHON at Beauty Bar (1444 W Chicago Ave) FREE! Monday December 12th, 2011 screening starts at 9pm Hosted bar from 8pm to 9pm!! (with RSVP to: chicagorsvp@thebeautybar.com) Drink Specials:$3 Drafts, $4 Well Drinks, & per usual $10 Martini + Manicures! The Chicago Underground Film Festival […]

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2012 CUFF Poster Artist: Lyra Hill!

Embrace our new design and meet the artist: Lyra Hill… Currently a Chicagoan, Lyra is an incredibly talented comic artist, filmmaker, designer, actress, etc. etc. etc.  She’s a true weirdo (in the best way possible) and a lover of all things under-the-ground.  We’re more than pleased to have her as the poster artist for our […]

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