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Onion City is one of the premiere international festivals exclusively d evoted to experimental film and video.

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Onion City was founded in th e 1980's by the Experimental Film Coalition and run by them for many years. Chicago Filmmakers assumed responsibility for the festival in 2001\, and e xpanded the size and opened it up to video work as well as film. It is gene rally 8-10 programs over four days and features roughly 60-70 works from ar ound the world. Aside from the competition programs\, there are occasional special presentations of new or old films of note or guest presentations. S creenings take place at Chicago Filmmakers and other venues around mid-June .

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The mission of Onion City is to provide local and regio nal audiences with an opportunity to view a wide variety of contemporary ex perimental works\, focused on artistic excellence but also with an eye towa rds representing differing styles\, forms\, and nationalities.

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