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May 26, 2015

2015 Chicago Underground Film Festival: Award Winners

Film festival poster that looks like an underground map of Chicago

Held earlier this month on May 13-17, the epic 22nd annual Chicago Underground Film Festival gave out eight awards and six honorable mentions.

The big winner was Jennifer Reeder who took home this year’s Best of the Fest award for Blood Below the Skin, a 38-minute short film about three teenage girls who forge a special bond in the wake of an unanticipated incident. This marks back-to-back wins for Reeder who won the Best Short Award last year at CUFF for her previous film A Million Miles Away.

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Microscope Gallery: Exploring Color: Works by Deborah S. Phillips

Microscope Gallery

May 18
7:30 p.m.
Microscope Gallery
1329 Willoughby Avenue, 2B
Brooklyn, NY 11237

Hosted by: Microscope Gallery

Berlin-based analog artist Deborah S. Phillips will be in attendance of this screening of three of her 16mm film performances: Capsicum, Chin-Chin and the premiere of her latest piece, T’chelet. A Q&A with Phillips will follow the screening.

The Microscope Gallery describes the films: “The three works in the program descend deeply into the essence of the primary colors of red and blue, including chemical, culinary, linguistic and musical.”

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