In Progress: Nellie Kluz

  • The Commons
    Second Floor, East Side
    220 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60611
Photo Frame, Nellie Kluz. Image courtesy of the artist.


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 designed to give patrons a look into the process of artists, thinkers, and curators organized by Curator of Public Programs January Parkos Arnall and Assistant Curator of Public Programs Christy LeMaster.


About the Artist

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.