"..undoubtedly one of the most Chicago-centric movies ever made."
-Michael Glover Smith, Cine-File Chicago



Genre: Comedy/Drama

Director: Nick Alonzo

Featuring: Jeremiah Aviles

Year: 2015

Language: English

Length: 65 minutes

Available: Oct 28, 2016


Blowup Film Fest



"Alonzo’s film essentially feels like a tour through a city that wants every part of you, yet wants nothing to do with you."
-David Fowlie Keeping It Reel

“...arthouse film lovers will be reminded of the films of Jim Jarmusch and Richard Linklater ... but not for long, as the film quickly shows a charm all of its own.”
- Mike Haberfelner -ReSearch My Trash

Synopsis: In its minimal and non-traditional plot, Shitcago follows a seemingly mundane day in the life of a young loner living in Chicago as he wanders around the city and encounters many idiosyncratic characters.

Director's Statement: I wanted to make a film ever since I graduated high school, but I was incredibly nervous because I wasn't in school for it and I really didn't have any prior knowledge. As time passed, I realized that it wasn't really worth waiting so I decided to make Shitcago with the resources I had and in the end, I am still very proud with what I made and I'm glad I took a risk. I learned a lot from making this film and it's really cool to make something by yourself and see how far you can go with it.

Broken Knuckle Film Fest


Flicker Alley


View entire film here:

Shitcago (2015) from Nick Alonzo on Vimeo


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