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Short Film Brigade Tonight at Siskel

By Margaret Lyons in Arts & Entertainment on Jan 24, 2008 4:15PM

The above study in irresponsible parenting, "CARMICHAEL & shane" by Alex Weinress and Rob Carlton, is just one of the finalists to make it into the Chicago Short Film Brigade's Best of 2007 lineup that will be screening tonight at the Gene Siskel Film Center. Thirteen films have been selected from the 52 shorts that were screened in the Short Film Brigade's four 2007 episodes, and one lucky winner will walk away at the end of the night with the $350 Audience Award.

Other highlights include an inconsolable hippo, an aging rocker explaining his various tattoos, and of course, the infamous Teat Beat of Sex. The show starts at 8:30, but it'd be wise to show up early, as the Film Brigade's previous shows have all been packed. If you miss it though, there'll be another screening on Sunday, January 27th. -- Mark Boyer