4th CUFF.Docs 2016

November 17-20, 2016

14th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 17-23, 2017
showing: 12 feature films
thu
17 9:45PM
83 minutes
Canada
None

24X36: A Movie About Movie Posters A documentary that explores the birth, death and resurrection of illustrated movie poster art.

special guest
thu
17 7:00PM
95 minutes
United States
None

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.

special guest
sat
19 4:30PM
84 minutes
United States
None

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

sat
19 1:45PM
102 minutes
United States
None

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

sun
20 12:00PM
87 minutes
Germany
None

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.

fri
18 7:00PM
112 minutes
United States
None

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.

sun
20 2:30PM
87 minutes
Canada, United States
None

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.

sat
19 7:00PM
95 minutes
United States
None

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.

sat
19 9:30PM
85 minutes
United States
None

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

special guest
sun
20 7:30PM
85 minutes
United States
None

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.

fri
18 9:45PM
95 minutes
Japan, United Kingdom, United States
None

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.

sun
20 5:00PM
76 minutes
Iceland
None

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

special guest