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Mike Olenicks Spaceboy

  • Mike Olenick's "Spaceboy"

The Chicago Underground Film Festival curates a program of "fantastical, funny, friendly, freakish films" from this year's lineup Monday 8/8 in the Salonathon series at Beauty Bar, 1444 W. Chicago Ave.

Local films include Andrew Mauset-Mooney's Peripetei'em, Kari Corbett and Crispin Rosenkranz's Uncontrollable Joy for Life, Steven Summers's The Forest, and Andrew Rosinski's Beads.

Also screening Ben Popp's animated video for A Hawk and a Hacksaw's Lazslo Lassu, Lucas Dimick and Dax Norman's B-movie homage/PSA Unicornhole, Mike Olenick's "glammed up" scifi remake Spaceboy, Kerry Lataila's chromographic 3D video Mercurial Madness (glasses provided), Daniel Martinico's Be Kind Rewind-esque true story The Blockbuster Tapes, and Tony Balko's remix of a John Bonham solo Moby Dick.RSVP for hosted bar 8-9 PM.