WHAT: “Friday Night VOLUME” ~ a screening series celebrating Chicago’s most innovative and exciting independent moviemakers. Featuring four screenings of SCI FI SOL, the fantasy adventure musical!
WHEN: Fridays in January at 8PM
WHERE: Chicago Filmmakers, 5243 N Clark St
Presented by Chicago Filmmakers and The Underground Multiplex
A different DOUBLE FEATURETTE each week!
and a ROTATING ASSORTMENT of tasty visual treats, shorts, and shows…
JAN 10th~8pm The Adventures of Miss Girl (57 min) ~ A rare screening of the pioneering 2007 web series featuring original art by Jeffrey Brown. “A touching and heartbreaking depiction of the free-floating angst that comes with a relationship’s demise.”
– Lena Dunham, HBOs “Girls”
THEN Dr. Dredd, himself, takes the audience on a sordid and scandalous tour of his Wagon of Wonders. If you are an enemy of the Black Arts, or a vulnerable soul susceptible to demonic possession, PLEASE STAY AWAY!9:30pm Sci Fi Sol (46 min) ~ The music video fantasy adventure too spectacular to be believed! Shot illegally on the shy streets of Chi City. Songs by Melody Nife.
JAN 17th~8pm The Lost Marionettes (50 min) ~ Sneak Preview screening of the new documentary chronicling the discovery of a national art treasure in a vacant Chicago building and the ensuing rescue mission that hit the front page of the Sun-Times and made a national news story out a fallen Geppetto.
Marionette maker Ralph Kipniss IN PERSON along with members of The Lost Marionettes production team discuss the success and turmoil of the advocacy campaign to rescue the largest collection of privately-created marionettes in North America!9:30pm Sci Fi Sol (46 min) ~ The music video fantasy adventure too spectacular to be believed! Shot illegally on the shy streets of Chi City. Songs by Melody Nife.
8pm Sisters of No Mercy (53 min) ~ From the award-winning programmers of Facets Night School comes the greatest exploitation protest documentary EVER MADE! Nuns! Guns! Boobs! Politics!
Legendary Lew and the Multiplex Players present a live radio performance of the comedy podcast Strike That Line featuring egomaniac and cinema au-turd Ernie Tarte!9:30pm Sci Fi Sol (46 min) ~ The music video fantasy adventure too spectacular to be believed! Shot illegally on the shy streets of Chi City. Songs by Melody Nife.
SCI FI SOL: THE REMIX
Chicago outsider singer-songwriter MELODY NIFE previews his new album of stoner dance music in a once-in-a-lifetime Chicago movie event! Melody Nife IN PERSON along with cast and crew from Chicago’s most spectacular underground movie ever – SCI FI SOL! More details TBD!
All screenings feature~
Specialty Brews and light eats
Xclusive give-aways and raffles
TUGM’s Wagon of Wonders showcasing relics and artifacts from far away worlds where magic still exists.