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February 26, 2015

2015 Onion City Experimental Film And Video Festival: Award Winners

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The 26th annual Onion City Experimental Film and Video Festival — which was held last month on January 28-31 in Chicago, Illinois — has announced their trio of award winners, plus a host of Honorable Mentions. Judges for this year’s fest were three local curators: Christy Lemaster of The Nightingale, independent filmmaker/curator Jesse Malmed and Erin Nixon of Gallery 400.

Taking home the top prize was media remix artist Jesse McLean for her film I’m in Pittsburgh and It’s Raining, which is an “experimental portrait of a famous Hollywood actress’s stand-in and body double.”

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Millennium Film Workshop: Jerry Tartaglia: A Short History of the Future

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February 28, 2015
7:30 p.m.
Millennium Film Workshop
119 Ingraham St., Suite 126
Brooklyn, NY 11237
(Entrance on Porter St. at Johnson St.)

Jerry Tartaglia will be in person at the Millennium Film Workshop to screen selected work from his lengthy film career, including a special live performance of his expanded cinema project The Projectionist.

Tartaglia is a pioneer of Queer Identity cinema and this program will include some of his pioneering earlier work, such as Ecce Homo (1989), a meditation on watching queer sex; and 1969 (1991), a personal — and perhaps unreliable — remembrance.

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Online Cinema

February 4, 2015

Feature Film Online: Ok, Good

Los Angeles is a city where dreams are made. But, for most people looking to find a career in the entertainment industry, this town can become an unending nightmare. The torture of an L.A. working actor’s existence is exquisitely captured in Daniel Martinico’s Ok, Good.

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Underground Notes

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All the Rage is a profile of Dr. John Sarno, the American doctor who has been a lone voice in the wilderness of modern day medicine. Read More…

October 13, 2014

The Brisbane Underground Film Festival is taking to crowdfunding to ensure the continuation of a wonderfully weird, exotic and fun cinematic experience. Read More…

October 10, 2014

The insane antics on the set of Giuseppe Andrew’s Garbanzo Gas is the basis of the documentary Giuseppe Makes a Movie. Read More…

October 1, 2014

Watch the brief, but gory, teaser trailer for the short film Crow Hand!!!, directed by the awesome Brian Lonano. Read More…

September 26, 2014

Filmmaker MIke Olenick (Red Luck) ups the ante with this Filmmakers and Their Cats submission featuring himself and his kitty Crystal. Read More…

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