20th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 20-30, 2023

10th CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival

November 23-27, 2022

SHORTS PACKAGE - A PACK OF JOKERS

Canada, United Kingdom, United States, Switzerland, 2021/2022
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In Cinema Globe Cinema
Sat, Apr 23 4:00 PM Buy
Stream on Demand
Available to watch Apr 29 - May 1
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A collection of shorts showcasing offbeat humour.

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Shorts screened:

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Culture Beat

United States, 2022, 5 m 30 s, Director Andre Hyland

A show that investigates high-culture institutions through the lowbrow lens of various characters. The 2021 love child of DA ALI G SHOW and ANTHONY BOURDAIN: NO RESERVATIONS.
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Babythump

United Kingdom, 2021, 10 m 47 s, Director Ian Killick (trailer: https://vimeo.com/558015012)

A couple, Donny and Marie, awake one morning to find a baby has appeared in their apartment. Unsure what to do, and bewildered by the intrusion, they seek guidance from the eccentric Dr. Hoofenhoffer.
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Bette

United States, 2021, 2 m 20 s, Director Mary Dauterman

Bette gets a new job.
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Fermata

Canada, 2021, 9 m 20 s, Director Benoit Ouellet

In a secluded cabin surrounded by untrodden snow, a man delves into his childhood memories with his father. Nothing can disrupt this moment of introspection, not even the most dangerous threat.
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Danzamatta

Switzerland, 2021, 5 m, Director Vanja Victor Kabir Tognola (Trailer: https://vimeo.com/472257487)

The morning after a wild party, David and Oscar discover that their roommate Robin is still dancing. What the heck is going on?
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Nyc Tips And Tricks

United States, 2021, 11 m 16 s, Director Amber Schaefer

A small time travel vlogger’s tour of Coney Island is interrupted by an unexpected call.
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Inappropriate Jokes Well Told

United States, 2021, 1 m 11 s, Director Mario Garza

“A priest walking through the woods” at night is the pilot episode of INAPPROPRIATE JOKES WELL TOLD. A short, cinematic interpretation series of the jokes we shouldn’t tell.
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Cruise

Canada, 2022, 6 m 44 s, Director Sam Rudykoff (Trailer: https://vimeo.com/638759865)

We’ve all received scam phone calls, but what about the person making the calls? CRUISE is a dark workplace satire about a hapless telemarketer trying mightily to give away a free cruise.
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How To Disappear

United Kingdom, 2021, 16 m 34 s, Director Jack Carrivick

Social hermit Nina Moyse decides to take things one step further, removing herself from society completely by trying to totally disappear. However her goals change after she discovers she still desires a form of human interaction.
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Corners

Canada, 2022, 12 m 53 s, Director James Brylowski (World Premiere) Trailer: https://youtu.be/mBDgMnyMr90

The government has implemented mandatory corner inspections for buildings where civilians go; grocery stores, malls, furniture stores. When a dedicated, passionate, corner inspector is replaced, it becomes apparent that this is one business where you can't cut corners.

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Comedy / Dark Comedy

English, and Subtitles for those in foreign languages.
82 minutes

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