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Film screenings happen every Wednesday at 8pm

Outdoor Film screenings are at dusk (sundown) out on the Comfort Station lawn.

Music performances happen every Thursday at 7pm

Art openings happen the first Saturday of every month, and are displayed for the entirety of the month

All other events happen intermittently

 

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Comfort Film and the Chicago International Movies and Music Festival present: World Premiere of "Live from UB" (2014)

  • Comfort Station 2579 N. Milwaukee Ave. Chicago (map)

Comfort Station is a free venue again this year for Chicago International Movies and Music Festival (CIMMFest) 2015.

Comfort Film and CIMMFEST present: 

Live from UB (2014)

LIVE FROM UB takes viewers into the small but vibrant rock scene in Mongolia’s capitol, Ulaanbaatar (also called ‘UB’). In 1990 Mongolian’s demanded a new government. Tired of the restrictive lifestyle of their Soviet system, they protested throughout the winter until, at last, their demands were heard and a democratic government and free economy were granted. Throughout their struggles, rock music was there. It was the sound of a new generation and the beat of democracy. Now, over twenty years later, the first generation to grow up in this new society is making their own music. But, unlike Mongolia’s rock pioneers, they have full access to the outside world. They grew up on MTV. They download music in instants. They travel to Korea and China to buy equipment. But this new generation, with the world at their fingertips, is also searching for something much deeper – their true identity. The music they produce is proof of the new urban Mongolian – Eastern and Western, Ancient and Modern, Nationalist and Global Citizen. Through the lens of a few of these bands and interviews with experts, LIVE FROM UB explores what it means to be Mongolian today and how that’s shown through music. -Facebook

Directed by Lauren Knapp
Produced By Lauren Knapp

Website http://livefromub.com/ https://www.facebook.com/livefromub

Media: Digital Projection
Facebook event page: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/1438155413144024/