UFR: Underground Film Revolution
Emerging filmmakers show film and video at the Milky Way Lounge and Lanes in Jamaica Plain on the first Monday of every month.

Wednesday, January 22, 2003  

The Milky Way and the underground film revolution present INDEPENDENT EXPOSURE: SELECT FAVORITES MONDAY FEBRUARY 3RD, 2003 at 9.00PM

The Milky Way presents the next installment of its monthly indie film/video series featuring Boston's own underground film revolution (UFR) on February 3rd. Screenings are scheduled on the FIRST MONDAY OF EVERY MONTH. Don't miss the opportunity to experience true underground filmmaking in Boston!

On Monday night, February 3rd, UFR is proud to bring MICROCINEMA.COM's travelling film program INDEPENDENT EXPOSURE back to Boston audiences.

INDEPENDENT EXPOSURE'S "SELECT FAVORITES" program features 16 film and video mixed-media shorts made by filmmakers around the world! Now based in San Francisco, INDEPENDENT EXPOSURE has been running worldwide indie film screenings for the last seven years, and has featured over 700 works by international independent video, film, and digital artists, presented hundreds of times in 32 countries and Antarctica.

Please visit www.microcinema.com for further info about this truly remarkable program.

The SELECT FAVORITES program includes the dark comedy Timmy's Wish, directed by Patrick Cannon (CA), which has played at several national film fests; the 16mm short film tells the story of a little boy who gets more than he bargains for from Santa...

Other shorts include Icarus of Pittsburgh, directed by Kirk Hostetter and Evan Mather (WA/CA) in which a Pittsburgh Steelers fan attempts to fly to heaven to visit his dead father during the 1979 AFC Champinship game and Wes Kim's (WA) Profiles in Science--a super-8 animation that satirically examines the work of Dr. Albert Chung, an unsung pioneer in time-lapse photography.

The underground film revolution has been organizing screenings of both local and national independent film/video makers at alternative venues throughout the Boston area since 1997. The program is currently an extension of THE VIDEO UNDERGROUND, an independent video rental store located at 389 Centre Street in Hyde Square, Jamaica Plain (617-522-4949).

The Milky Way is located at 403-405 Centre Street in Jamaica Plain, downstairs from Bella Luna. It is accessible via public transportation (Perkins Street stop on the #39 Bus/Jackson Square stop on the Orange Line T). Screenings begin at 9pm on the first Monday of every month; admission for is $5 per person and the events are 21-plus unless otherwise noted. Please call 617.524.3740 for EVENT INFO, more detailed directions or other club info.

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