15th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 16-22, 2018 Globe Cinema, Calgary

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April 21 Saturday
10:00AM : 180 minutes Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal Cartoon Party!
A 3-hour trip into the weird and wonderful world of yesteryear’s animated antics accompanied by an all-you-can-eat buffet of cereal!
1:45PM : 94 minutes Ratcatcher
An unabashed kid navigates the filthy world of 1973 Glasgow, preoccupying himself with the equally poor youth around him.
2:00PM : 87 minutes Fake Tattoos
This exhilarating debut feature from Québécois filmmaker Pascal Plante follows the heartfelt and raw love story of two teenagers living on the fringe.
3:45PM : 112 minutes We Need To Talk About Kevin
Kevin's mother struggles to love her strange child, despite the increasingly dangerous things he says and does as he grows up. But Kevin is just getting started, and his final act will be beyond anything anyone imagined.
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4:15PM : 92 minutes Shorts: A Turn For The Worse
Something goes awry with each of these best laid plans.
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6:30PM : 100 minutes Slave To The Grind
For more than 30 years, grindcore acts have bashed at the limits of extreme music, unleashing second-long microsongs of condensed fury, walls of pure sonic aggression, and everything in between.
7:00PM : 71 minutes High Fantasy
A group of young friends travel to an isolated South African farm for an overnight camping trip. When they awake the next morning to discover they’ve all swapped bodies.
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9:15PM : 80 minutes Found Footage Festival: Volume 8
Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show with David Letterman) are back with an all-new edition of the Found Footage Festival, featuring newly unearthed VHS gems found at thrift stores across the country.
9:45PM : 96 minutes Time Share
A family’s vacation doesn’t get off to a good start when they must share their room at a resort with another family who were double-booked in the same bungalow. The two fathers team up to protect their families from the evil plans of an American timeshare company.
11:59PM : 87 minutes Top Knot Detective
This is the story of how a failed Japanese samurai series, became an instant cult classic.
April 22 Sunday
11:00AM : 81 minutes Vampire Clay
A creature/horror movie about a group of art prep school students attacked by a cursed clay monster.
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11:30AM : 80 minutes Roller Dreams
The rise and fall of the Venice Beach roller skate dancing scene from 1978 to present. Can these soul-inspired brothers and sisters reunite and revive the roller dream?
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1:30PM : 99 minutes Shorts: It's All In How You Say It
Communication is an art. A breakdown in it can have results ranging from funny to terrifying
1:45PM : 83 minutes Tigers Are Not Afraid
dark, stunning fairytale told from the magical point of view of a gang of incredibly brave and unusual children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.
4:00PM : 84 minutes All You Can Eat Buddha
At an all-inclusive resort, a man's voracious appetite, mysterious magnetism and a series of strange, small miracles begin to attract curious onlookers.
4:15PM : 108 minutes Revenge
Never take your mistress on an annual guys' getaway, especially one devoted to hunting - a violent lesson for three wealthy married men.
6:30PM : 70 minutes Freaks And Geeks: The Documentary
FREAKS AND GEEKS challenged the norms of basic cable television and beautifully captured the sad yet humorous challenges of teenage life. It became a cult classic, and ushered in a new wave of comedic talent.
7:00PM : 91 minutes Secret Screening
This one is top secret. Even after you see the film, it remains secret to everyone else.
8:45PM : 116 minutes American Animals
Four young men mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.