18th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 23 - May 2, 2021 Online
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Bad Attitude: The Art Of Spain Rodriguez
United States, 2021 : International Premiere
"BAD ATTITUDE will appeal to the high art elite and the comic book crowd equally."
- Film Threat
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Coming Home In The Dark
New Zealand, 2021 : Canadian Premiere
"COMING HOME IN THE DARK is one of those unpredictable, brutal films that stay in your mind long after the end credits."
- Film School Rejects
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First Date
United States, 2021 : International Premiere
"If Quentin Tarantino made an indie teen comedy, it’d probably resemble this super-fun, fairly bloody spin on the ‘one crazy night’ concept."
- USA Today
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Workhorse Queen
United States, 2021 : Canadian Premiere
"WORKHORSE QUEEN is as incredibly catty, stylish, and entertaining as you could hope."
- Film Threat
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Cryptozoo
United States, 2021 : Canadian Premiere
"CRYPTOZOO is a hallucinogenic original"
- The Hollywood Reporter
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Found Footage Festival: Tape Trading Classics
United States, 2021
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Frank & Zed
United States, 2020 : Alberta Premiere
"Wholeheartedly fun...satirically hilarious and viscerally violent."
- PSU Vanguard
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Censor
United Kingdom, 2021 : Canadian Premiere
"CENSOR, the engrossing first feature from British director Prano Bailey-Bond, may be the first of its kind to put the VHS horror phenomenon in historical context."
- IndieWire
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Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story
United Kingdom, 2019 : Alberta Premiere
"This film, this artist, this music, this story: all rare gems…see this film."
- Film Threat
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Riders Of Justice
Denmark, 2020 : Canadian Premiere
"Deliriously wry and so perfectly balanced it should become a case study in script classes."
- Variety
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Fully Realized Humans
United States, 2020
"Leonard and Weixler are skilled at being honest, often in bloody, silly, and strange ways"
- IndieWire
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Heartworn Highways (1976) - Re-Release
United States, 1976
"Sometimes, a documentary maker is present at precisely the right moment to capture lightning in a bottle. It happened with essential punk doc THE DECLINE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION, it happened with Dylan’s DON’T LOOK BACK and it happened with this film."
- Light in the Attic
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Kid Candidate
United States, 2021 : Canadian Premiere
"KID CANDIDATE works as an engaging character study and an insightful examination of city politics."
- That Shelf
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Fearless
United States, 2020 : International Premiere
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End Of The Line: The Women Of Standing Rock
United States, United Kingdom, 2020 : International Premiere
"A moving, poignant portrait of courage, determination, and tenacity in the face of overwhelming odds and eloquently honors the women who serve as the protest’s oppositional foundation."
- Film Threatreat
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Playdurizm
Czech Republic, 2020 : Canadian Premiere
"A truly fascinating trip that ought to be seen to be believed."
- (re)Search My Trash
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Itchy Fingers
United States, 2020 : International Premiere
"It’s a film unlike any other you’ve ever seen and truly defies whatever genre we think it might be—comedy, drama, thriller."
- Film Threat
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  • RT @JacobAWare: With a bonkers lineup like this, I'm giddy to have our film play this year's Calgary Underground Film Festival. Yes please,… 4 hours, 21 minutes
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