11th CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival

November 22-26, 2023

21st Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 18-28, 2023

Shorts: A Turn For The Worse

Denmark, United States, Canada, Portugal, France, 2017 / 2018
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Something goes awry with each of these best laid plans.

Shorts screened:

1st Day & Next Minute

Denmark, 2017, 3 min, Director/Animator Sara Koppel

An explicit rush adventure into a gender fluid-persons zone of desires where lust & responsibility is constantly dividing & demanding needs.

Welcome To Bushwick

United States, 2017, 6 min, Director Henry Jinings

On the heels of a successful first date, Evan and Marceline end up back at her place.

Lunch Ladies

United States, 2017, 19 min, By Clarissa Jacobson and JM Logan

Two burnt out high school lunch ladies do whatever it bloody takes on their quest to become Johnny Depp's personal chefs.


United States, 2017, 9 min, Director / Writer David Mikalson, Producers Jonah Vallez, David Mikalson

A cult of women summon a demon. When Carol goes rogue, plans go astray.

The Good Samaritan

Canada, 2017, 6 min, Director Darrin Suzuki, Producers Jay Clarke, Darrin Suzuki

A tale about a woman in trouble and a man eager to help.

Penny Whistle

Canada, 2018, 9 min, Director / Writer / Producer Robert Cuffley

When a little girl blows into an old tin whistle she finds in the dirt, something follows her home.

Wren Boys

United Kingdom, 2017, 11 min, Director Harry Lighton

On the day after Christmas, a Catholic priest from Cork drives his nephew to prison.

Thursday Night

Portugal, 2018, 8 min, Director Gonçalo Almeida

An elusive stranger pays Bimbo a visit in the middle of the night to deliver a vital message. Both are dogs.


Canada, 2018, 3 min, Director / Producer Daelan Wood, Writers Vanessa Johnston, Daelan Wood

A woman walks alone through a parking structure. Is she really alone?

We Are Going Into The Woods

France, 2017, 17 min, Director / Writer Arnaud Bigeard

In a peculiar atelier, Fabrice kills Patrick, unaware that his brother Wim is watching. The killing is the beginning of a macabre dance driven by madness, distress and fear.


92 minutes

special guest

Directors in attendance