11th CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival

November 22-26, 2023

21st Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 18-28, 2023

12 Hour Halloween Horror Movie Marathon

The Calgary Underground Film Festival is back with an all-night Horror Movie Marathon the Saturday before Halloween! Join us at Globe Cinema on October 27 for 12 hours of movies, contests and surprises – 7 movies from 7 pm until 7 am the next morning.  

You can come for one, come for them all, or drop in and out. But one thing is for sure –  you'll laugh, scream and enjoy spending Halloween with fellow CUFF fans.  

$20 regular / $18 members

Doors at 6 pm, films at 7 pm 
Come for one film, or stay for them all
Costume contest at midnight
Giveaways and surprises throughout the night
Bar open through the first four movies

Globe concession will be open and available all night long
Breakfast will be FREE for those who make it until 7 am
Bar is open until 2 am
Cash and credit card for bar and merch / cash only for Globe concession

The films

A mix of favourites and some Halloween themed films, this year's lineup includes:

HELL FEST (2018) at 7 pm
Dir. Gregory Plotkin

On Halloween night, three young women and their respective boyfriends head to Hell Fest – a ghoulish travelling carnival that features a labyrinth of rides, games and mazes. They soon face a bloody night of terror when a masked serial killer turns the horror theme park into his own personal playground. The new slasher-film from editor-turned-director Gregory Plotkin (PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE GHOST DIMENSION). 

CHRISTINE (1983) at 8:30 pm 
Dir. John Carpenter

In the John Carpenter film based on the Stephen King classic novel CHRISTINE, a nerdish boy buys a strange car with an evil mind of its own; eventually, the boy's nature starts to change to reflect his new car.

MURDER PARTY (2007) at 10:30 pm 
Dir. Jeremy Saulnier
A random invitation to a Halloween party leads a man into the hands of a rogue collective intent on murdering him for the sake of their art, sparking a bloodbath of mishap, mayhem and hilarity. The first feature film from CUFF-favourite Jeremy Saulnier (BLUE RUIN, GREEN ROOM).

HIGH TENSION (2003) at 12:15 pm 
Dir. Alexandre Aja
Best friends Marie and Alexia decide to spend a quiet weekend at Alexia's parents' secluded farmhouse. But on the night of their arrival, the girls' idyllic getaway turns into an endless night of horror. Note: We'll be screening the original dubbed version.  

GRADUATION DAY (1981) at 1:50 am 
Dir. Herb Freed
A masked killer begins murdering students on the school track team after a track runner dies upon completion of a 30-second 200-meter race.

HOUSE OF 1000 CORPSES (2003) at 3:30 am 
Dir. Rob Zombie 
Two young couples travelling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers.

DRAG ME TO HELL (2009) at 5:20 am 
Dir. Sam Raimi
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.


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