The 16th Chicago Underground Film Festival Award Winners!

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!