Chicago Horror Film Festival

1212 West Lincoln Highway
Dekalb, IL 60115

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The Chicago Horror Film Festival has become a Chicago institution. With a past that started with the historic 3 Penny Cinema and a future continuing to grow with moving on to new and better venues. What has once started with a simple one-day festival to showcase Short Independent Horror films has now become a festival for both feature and short horror films and to be known for seeing many of it’s featured films picked up for distribution.

The CHFF first premiered on June 1st of 2003 with a line up of 22 short films that played over one night. It played at the 3 Penny Cinema from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. and had for it’s biggest draw, it’s Bloody Mary’s that were served at a discount.

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