5th CUFF.Docs 2017

November 16-19, 2017

15th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 16-22, 2018
showing: 12 feature films
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24X36: A Movie About Movie Posters A documentary that explores the birth, death and resurrection of illustrated movie poster art.

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Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America Musician Daryl Davis takes a journey across the United States, meeting and befriending members of the Ku Klux Klan – something few black men can say.

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Alive And Kicking An exploration of the culture surrounding swing dance from the emergence of the lindy hop to the modern-day international phenomenon.

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Cameraperson A tapestry of footage captured over the 25-year career of documentary cinematographer Kirsten Johnson.

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Gaza Surf Club Sick of occupation and political gridlock, a new generation finds their own personal freedom in the waves of the Mediterranean – they are the surfers of Gaza.

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Kate Plays Christine A complex character study from the perspective of an actress cast to play Christine Chubbuck – a local Florida newscaster who committed suicide on live television.

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Off The Rails A man with Asperger’s syndrome overwhelming love of transit landed him in jail 32 times for impersonating New York City bus drivers and subway conductors and driving their routes.

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The Happy Film New York-based graphic designer Stefan Sagmeister turns himself into a design project and attempts to change his personality to become a better person.

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The Hollywood Shorties A historical look at the birth of organized sports in the American dwarf community.

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The Last Laugh THE LAST LAUGH is about what is taboo for humor, seen through the lens of the Holocaust and other seemingly off-limits topics, in a society that prizes free speech.

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We Are X A transcendent rock & roll story about X Japan, the world’s biggest and most successful band you’ve never heard of ... yet.

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Yarn Meet the artists who are redefining the tradition of knit and crochet, bringing yarn out of the house and into the world.

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