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Chicago Short Film Brigade Show Tonight

By Margaret Lyons in Arts & Entertainment on Oct 25, 2007 7:11PM

Enjoy that mindfuck, by Mark Bachara and Michael McGrath, and other such gems at tonight's Chicago Short Film Brigade show at the Hideout (8:30pm, $8). Local filmmakers showing off their shorts include Micah Barber, showing his West Sideā€“set Winter Is Outside, animator Lisa Barcy's "Mermaid," and Julie Fab and Heather Marie's "Puss in Boots," an experimental foot-fetish film. You can watch an excerpt here: click on the picture, then click "videos" on the bottom left, then click the picture of the girl with uh, stuff on her face. If you've always wanted to see high heels destroy fruit, today is the best day of your life. If you feel sad when knife shoes stab cantaloupes, though, consider yourself warned.

The line-up also includes out-of-towners with similarly odd but intriguing fare, plus there will be popcorn and pie.