Comfort Film

Logan Square and Comfort Stations Independent MicroCinema. Screening local filmmakers, foreign, independent, cult, and classic films at Comfort Station.

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Comfort Film Programming staff is made up of:

Raul Benitez  Lead Film programmer.
Nando Espinosa  Lead Film programmer.
Clare Manning  Assistant Film programmer.
Emily Perez  Assistant Film programmer.

LiMe Nights at Comfort Station

We continue our great partnership with The Little Mexico Film festival this year with a screening of international shorts this Sunday night at 8pm. They always bring us some great films and this screening will not be any different. This program will be centered around the theme "Activism" Check out the lineup. 

Also check out the great trailer they made for us. 

 

Program lineup.

La condena
Spain / Fiction / 7min

Dir: Marc Nadal
Based on real history. In 2014 there were and average of 189 evictions in Spain dailly, 2 evictions every 15 minutes. This eviction was carried out at 5:00 PM.

Jerminación
México / Animation / 9.30min
Dir: Paúl Gómez López
Juanita, a little girl from a rural school wants to learn her seed sprouting experiment. But in the times we are living seemingly there is no place for real education.

Machito (little tough guy)
México / Fiction / 2min
Dir: Arturo CamposA man who achieves what his father never could, to raise his son as a Macho.

Fire In My Blood
México / Fusion / 7minDir: Manfred Lopez Grem
A dancer confronts the grim narco-political realities he faces in his native Mexico.

Protesta
México / Music Video / 7.35min
Dir: Gran OM
Así, por medio del arte, esta dupla de artivistas busca amplificar las voces de distintas causas y movimientos sociales, difundiendo su lucha y problemática de manera sencilla y directa para -de manera ideal- generar conciencia en los asistentes.

Electric Chair
México / Fiction / 2.30min
Dir: David Muñoz Velasco
A man is executed on the electric chair, nevertheless, the reason behind his execution is more terrifying than his death.Type your paragraph here.

Ironía
México / Fiction / 58seg
Dir: Emilia Michel( no synopsis )

Different Worlds
Turkey / Animation / 2:12min
Dir: Gökhan Cılam
A young polar bear lives in happiness. But polar bear's life turns upside down when the human comes to it's place & build factory.

Sierra norte por la vida
México / Documentary / 30min
Dir: Jesús Ramírez Cuevas
La resistencia a los proyectos mineros, petroleros e hidroeléctricos en la Sierra Norte de Puebla. México 2014.

The chalk circle
Iran / Fusion / 3min
Dir: Soheil Seraji
A child shoeblack in the street looks a mother and daughter. After a while he sleeps and…

Fighting With Music
Chicago / Documentary / 11min
Dir: Moises Martinez, Jaaliyah Linson, Devonne Gray, Kahla Moody
Fighting with Music shows how music can spark a discussion about social justice, in particular police brutality.

Make Music, Not War
Ukraine / Documentary / 1.30min
Dir: Denys KushnarovYesterday – peace, today – war. And if only all the military could solve their issues playing music, but not playing with our lives, - we’d get

I was a miner
México / Documentary / 10min
Dir: Edgar Omar Alejandro Gutiérrez Neri
The story narrates how Mineral de Pozos, once a mining town, has its decadence due to the fact that the mining industry goes away, this story is told by Don Raymundo the last miner of Pozos, who beside being native of this place, allows us to know how this affected his personal life and as miner.