Boris Wexler, director of the couples-in-bed web serial Pillow Talks, hosts An Evening of Chicago Short Films, tonight at Alliance Francaise along with IFP/Chicago president Claire Connelly and promoter and photographerAnna C. Butler.

On the program: Bill Baykan’s Stalk Much, Sean J.S. Jourdan’s The Beekeeper, Niles Maxwell’s Stalled, Julian Grant’s Maidenhead, Marie Ullrich’s teen shoplifting drama Cache starring Sarah Braun (pictured), and several Pillow Talks episodes.

An Evening of Chicago Short Films is tonight, 7 PM to Midnight at Alliance Francaise, 54 W. Chicago. $20 presale or $25 at the door, includes open bar. Proceeds benefit the production of Wexler’s in-development immigration film Roundabout American.