Drop The Needle This is the story of the Toronto record store Play De Record, which quickly began serving the needs of college radio and DJs who spun new sounds far from the mainstream.
Fire Of Love From National Geographic Documentary Films comes the extraordinary love story of intrepid French scientists Katia and Maurice Krafft, who died just as explosively as they lived — capturing the most spectacular imagery ever recorded of their greatest passion: volcanoes.
Girl Gang GIRL GANG follows 14-year-old Leonie, a rising teen influencer who lives on the outskirts of Berlin. When her parents realize the enormous economic potential of their daughter‘s online activities, the pressure on Leonie becomes unbearable.
Jack Has A Plan When Jack, a man with a terminal brain tumor for 25 years, decides to end his life, his family and friends struggle to accept his decision. Jack’s best friend documents his three-year quest to die a happy man, culminating in a permanent going-away party.
King On Screen An inside look with those who have adapted Stephen King’s work, showcasing the unique relationship as they reimagine his style for film and television.
Living With Chucky A filmmaker who grew up alongside Chucky seeks out those surrounding the CHILD’S PLAY films as they recount their experiences working on the ongoing franchise, and what it means to be a part of the “Chucky” family.
Living Without Menace For over 70 years, Alberta has been the only inhabited part of the planet without rats. But with the emergence of several ambitious, ecologically-focused rat eradication efforts in other parts of the world, what does the future hold for Alberta's iconic 'Rat Patrol'?
Lynch/Oz LYNCH/OZ explores one of the most fascinating puzzles in the history of motion pictures: the enduring symbiosis between America’s primordial fairytale, THE WIZARD OF OZ, and David Lynch’s singular brand of popular surrealism.
Meet Me In The Bathroom An immersive journey through the New York music scene of the early 2000s, when a new generation including The Strokes, LCD Soundsystem, Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, and Interpol kick-started a musical rebirth that reverberated around the world.
Mike Mignola: Drawing Monsters The definitive story of Hellboy creator Mike Mignola, one of the most influential and important comic book creators of all time.
Million Dollar Pigeons Pigeon masters from across the globe compete in the highest-stakes bird race on the planet. Fame, fortune and livelihoods rest on the wings of these feathered athletes in this hilarious and charming story.
Ron English: Living In Delusionville RON ENGLISH: LIVING IN DELUSIONVILLE explores the impact of corporate messaging through art and its necessary antidote: noncommercial thought-provoking public art.
Shorts Package: Documentary Shorts In this non-fiction shorts package you will discover a mix of stories focused on history and community: from bowling to kayaking, farming, and our Indigenous past.
Skate Dreams The first feature documentary about the rise of women’s skateboarding, profiles a group of women whose pursuit of self-expression, equality, and freedom have created an international movement of independence and empowerment.
The Colour Of Ink THE COLOUR OF INK uncovers the mystery and power of our oldest medium through the eyes of Jason Logan, a Toronto inkmaker. Harvesting colours from the natural world—weeds, berries, bark, flowers, rocks, rust—he makes ink from just about anything.
The Empress Of Vancouver A cinematic and intimate collision of drag, queer history, and performance art, that follows trans icon Oliv Howe as she prepares for the 40th anniversary of her coronation.
Belle River In 2019 spring flooding in Mississippi hits record highs. In Louisiana, the residents of Pierre-Part are preparing for the worst in order to save the cities of New-Orleans and Bâton-Rouge from further uncontrolled flooding. (trailer: https://vimeo.com/652357046)
Human After discovering footage from a fantasy movie he made as a child, filmmaker Bill Watterson (CUFF 2017 Selection DAVE MADE A MAZE) sets out to restore the lost classic.
Mike On The Farm 89-year-old Italian immigrant Mike Nardone operates a farm all by himself in Alberta, Canada.
Our League A community of bowlers outside of Cleveland cope with fundamental change when new owners take over at a landmark alley and a longtime league member comes out as a trans woman. Directed by CUFF alumnus Sam Cullman (CUFF.Docs 2014 Selection ART AND CRAFT).
Residual Splendour The comfortable lifestyle of a whimsical Calgary couple is shattered when Sarah’s breast cancer unexpectedly returns and begins spreading to her brain. (trailer: https://vimeo.com/719872704)
The Goats Of Monesiglio An observational documentary about the lives of two families – one Punjabi and one Italian – working together to manage a goat farm and produce traditional artisanal goat cheese.
The Last Words Of Scott Moodie Shot weeks for his renoviction, THE LAST WORDS OF SCOTT MOODIE gives the titular Montreal artist, bohemian, and man-about-town total control of his narrative. Moodie's stories, which range from the hilarious to the heartbreaking, pile one a top another, keying us into his biography while also raising fundamental questions about gentrification in Montreal, queerness and art, and the broader relationship between art and commerce.
The Wintering Grounds When the rivers freeze, world class freestyle kayakers find their way to a special spot on the Chattahoochee River. Squatting in an abandoned parking lot, they spend the winter training for the next world championships on North America’s best winter whitewater. Directed by Jeff Springer (CUFF.Docs 2018 Selection RODENTS OF UNUSUAL SIZE).
Ts'Oostsitsi (Years Ago) Ts'oostsitsi is a Blackfoot word used to describe the past. Feeling responsible to continue storytelling in his family, Ike Solway recounts a powerful experience had by his grandfather. What follows is a story that echoes through generations.