7th CUFF.Docs

November 2019

16th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 22-28, 2019
showing: 22 feature films

48-Hour Movie Making Challenge This is the official screening and awards presentation of the completed shorts from the annual 48-Hour Movie Making Challenge!

A Horrible Way To Die An escaped murderer is in pursuit of his ex-girlfriend, who has fled to start a new life in a small town.

Atrocious See the last days of the Quintanilla family and the unspeakable atrocities they endured.

Attenberg A dying architect and his daughter inhabit the remains of a once booming community in the middle of nowhere, now populated by those who couldn't leave it behind.

WINNER: Winner Jury Award, Best Narrative Feature - CUFF 2011

Bellflower Two friends set off on a a journey of betrayal, love, hate, and extreme violence more devastating than any of their apocalyptic fantasies.

Burlesque Assassins Fundraiser That exciting flash of the garter belt before the big reveal that is the film...

Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone A biopic that traces the formation, deconstruction, and reconstruction of the Los Angeles band Fishbone.

Helldriver An alien-spawned, mysterious mist blankets the northern half of Japan, transforming those who inhale it into ravenous, flesh-eating zombies.

Two kids standing in a green field

Jess & Moss A series of vignettes involving memories of companionship and sexual awakening shared by two second cousins.

Kaboom A sci-fi story centered on the sexual awakening of a group of college students.

Monogamy Becoming infatuated with one of his clients, Theo develops a voyeuristic obsession that forces him to confront uncomfortable truths about himself and his impending marriage.

Rubber Meet Robert, an inanimate tire that has been abandoned in the desert, and suddenly and inexplicably comes to life.

Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Cartoon Party! Includes original retro commercials!

Short But Not Sweet A mixture of short films from around the world, in a variety of genres - all a little creepy, wacky and unique!

Two men sitting on a couch, with a beer bottle in the foreground.

Shut Up Little Man! A covert audio recording of two older drunken men living in a small flat in San Francisco, who spent their free time yelling, screaming, hitting and abusing each other.

Stake Land Armed with a trunk full of wooden stakes, Mister and Martin make their way through the vampire bloodshed and post-apocalyptic nightmare towards the hope of New Eden.

WINNER: Audience Award, Best Documentary Feature - CUFF 2011

Superheroes Patrolling the dark and dangerous street veiled in secret identities, they call themselves Real-Life Superheroes, and they are out to save humanity.

WINNER: Winner Jury Award, Best Documentary Feature - CUFF 2011

The Green Wave A powerful, touching documentary, using animation, live action and testimonials, illustrating the dramatic events of the presidential elections of June 2009

The People vs George Lucas Who truly owns that galaxy far, far away—the man who created it, or the fans who worship it?

The Woman The Woman is a feral creature, primitive and vicious. When a suburban family man discovers her in the woods behind his home, he sets about trying to civilize her.

WINNER: Audience Award, Best Narrative Feature - CUFF 2011

Tucker & Dale Vs Evil Two hillbillies are suspected of being killers by a group of college kids camping near the duo's West Virginian cabin.

You Are Here An obsessive, self-styled 'Archivist' roams the city collecting strange objects and documents, where each of the documents is an artifact from a distinct but parallel world.

Archives 2011