Mar 26th 2019

The Commons
Second Floor, East Side

Digital filmmaker Nellie Kluz presents a rough cut of a new short documentary with the working title If You Lived Here You’d be Home by Now. Kluz’s work focuses on social interactions, belief systems, and material realities.

In Progress is a series of public programs designed to give artists, thinkers, and curators a platform for developing new works and to give patrons a glimpse into the creative process. In Progress is organized by January Parkos Arnall, Curator of Public Programs, and Christy LeMaster, Assistant Curator of Public Programs.

Nellie Kluz is a filmmaker and artist based in Chicago. Using curiosity, observation, and analysis, she records and interprets various locations and communities focusing on social interactions, belief systems, and material realities.

Her films have screened at venues like the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival, Festival dei Popoli, Chicago Underground Film Festival, Camden International Film Festival, Independent Film Festival of Boston, Maryland Film Festival, The DocYard, Sidewalk Film Festival, Rooftop Film Festival, and others. She has been the recipient of the Princess Grace Film Award and a Rooftop Films Short Film Grant. She was named one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 Faces of Independent Film” for 2017.

Photo Frame, Nellie Kluz. Image courtesy of the artist.

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