Visionaries: Jonas Mekas and the (mostly) American Avant-Garde at the Chicago Underground Film FestivalJune 22nd, 2010
Title: Visionaries: Jonas Mekas and the (mostly) American Avant-Garde at the Chicago Underground Film Festival
Location: The Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State Street
Description: VISIONARIES simultaneously acts as a comprehensive primer about the birth of the American avant-garde cinema and a loving portrait of its tireless ringmaster, Jonas Mekas. Jonas Mekas, director Chuck Workman, and critic Fred Camper will be present for audience discussion at the Friday screening. A repeat screening will be held Thursday, July 1 at 6 pm. Tickets to movies are $10 general admission, $7 students, $4 for students and faculty of the School of the Art Institute, $5 Film Center members.
The Chicago Underground Film Festival is an annual event showcasing independent, experimental and documentary films from around the world. For tickets and more information visit: http://www.cuff.org/
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