The 2009 Chicago Underground Film Festival jury selected the following works as festival winners. Our 2009 jury was comprised of Patrick Friel (White LightCinema/Onion City Film Festival), Adam Hart (University of ChicagoExperimental Film Club) and author and media activist Anne ElizabethMoore. Winning films were given one of a kind hand-made trophiesdesigned by Chicago artist Luke Breckon.
Best Narrative Feature: Blondes In The Jungle (Whitney Horne and Lev Kalman)
Best Narrative Short: All Ghost Women Play The Theremin (Jerzy Rose)
Best Documentary Feature: It Came From Kuchar! (Jennifer Kroot)
Best Documentary Short: Me Broni Ba (Akosua Adoma Owusu)
Best Experimental Film: Jaws (Sabine Gruffat)
Best Animation: Elfmädchen (Mirka Morales)
Made In Chicago Award: Somewhere Only We Know (Jesse Maclean)
Audience Award: American Radical- The Trials of Norman Finkelstein (David Ridgen and Nicolas Rossier)
Congrats to all of the Filmmakers who participated in this year’s festival!