2013 Chicago Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup
The Chicago Underground Film Festival celebrates it’s unbelievable 20th anniversary with new films by Jon Moritsugu and Drew Tobia; and classic work by Usama Alshaibi, Matt McCormick and more.
Dara Greenwald, R.I.P.
Filmmaker and curator Dara Greenwald passed away on Monday, Jan. 9 after struggling with cancer for several years. She was 40 years old. Greenwald was also an activist committed to preserving documentation of radical actions that reached across the many disciplines in which she worked. According to Chicago’s Video Data Bank, where Greenwald served as
Lecture: Dara Greenwald On Curating Social Movement Cultures
Filmmaker, curator and activist Dara Greenwald gives a lecture on Curating Social Movement Cultures and her project Signs of Change.
ATA Fundraiser For Dara Greenwald: May 20, 8:00 p.m.
On Friday, May 20 San Francisco’s Artists Television Access center is hosting a special benefit for Dara Greenwald, who is sadly currently battling cancer
Nick Hallett’s “Half Of The People” Election Videos: 10/13 In NYC
Nick Hallett will walk you on a video trip down memory lane through the 2004 election on Oct. 13 at 8:00 p.m. at Brooklyn’s Monkey Town. To give you a taste of what wonders you’ll be in store for, I’ve embedded Aaron Valdez’s awesome Big Screen Version above.
J.X. Williams Unleashed In Quebec
Other Cinema’s Noel Lawrence travels up north to present four works by obscure and mostly forgotten underground auteur J.X. Williams. I’ve seen Psych-Burn.
Astria Suparak: New Show At Carnegie Mellon
Curator Astria Suparak is now the director of Carnegie Mellon University’s Miller Gallery after being unceremoniously dumped by Syracuse’s Warehouse Gallery.
2001 NYUFF: Day 7: Vanessa Renwick & Friends
This was an amazing introduction to the work of underground filmmaker Vanessa Renwick, whose films on outsider behavior are emotionally penetrating.