13th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 11-17, 2016 The Globe Cinema, Calgary

buy tickets

Choose a film below to purchase individual tickets. Hitting more than one? Buy a pass!
Festival Passes Punch Passes
April 16 Saturday
A three-hour trip down memory lane with a tribute to the eye-popping, brain-addling Saturday morning cartoons of yore, complete with a smorgasbord of sugary cereals.
1:45PM : 79 minutes Nuts!
The mostly-true story of a Kansas doctor who in 1917 discovers that he can cure impotence by transplanting goat testicles into men.
2:00PM : 97 minutes Retrospective - Linklater: Slacker
One of the key films of the American independent film movement of the 1990s, directed by Richard Linklater.
special guest
3:45PM : 95 minutes Shorts: Strange Things Are Afoot
A fun/strange/hilarious mixture of short films from around the world and in a variety of genres.
4:00PM : 102 minutes Retrospective - Linklater: Dazed And Confused
Richard Linklater's cult classic about the last day of school in 1976.
special guest
6:30PM : 84 minutes Art of The Prank
An emotional and humorous documentary following the evolution of artist Joey Skaggs, the man who has turned the media hoax into an art form.
7:00PM : 96 minutes Zoom
 Part animation, part live action, ZOOM is a fast-paced, pop-art inspired, multi-plot contemporary comedy starring Gael García Bernal, Mariana Ximenes, Alison Pill, Don McKellar and Jason Priestley.
9:15PM : 117 minutes Love & Peace
A surreal musical comedy, by acclaimed Japanese Director Sion Sono, about a man, his newly found pet turtle and the fate of the world.
special guest
9:30PM : 83 minutes Lace Crater
During a drug-fueled weekend with friends, Ruth has a one-night stand with a ghost. Soon after, she begins to feel a bit... strange.
special guest
11:59PM : 87 minutes Patchwork
A dark gory horror comedy about three women who have been murdered, dissected, and reassembled into a single person.
April 17 Sunday
special guest
1:30PM : 84 minutes Art of The Prank
An emotional and humorous documentary following the evolution of artist Joey Skaggs, the man who has turned the media hoax into an art form.
2:00PM : 91 minutes First Girl I Loved
Anne just fell in love with Sasha, the most popular girl at her LA public high school. But when Anne tells her best friend Clifton , he does his best to get in the way.
special guest
3:30PM : 92 minutes Man Vs Snake: The Long And Twisted Tale Of Nibbler
A competition doc about the man who set the record for the highest number of points ever recorded on an arcade game.
4:15PM : 80 minutes Honey Buddies (Buddymoon)
Two best friends go on a seven-day backpacking trip through Oregon in this comedic film starring David Giuntoli and YouTube sensation Flula Borg.
6:30PM : 107 minutes Janis: Little Girl Blue
Oscar® nominated Amy J. Berg presents a stunning, insightful portrait of the original “Rock Chick” Janis Joplin, a white girl with a ferocious, soulful voice who broke into the male dominated music scene but grappled with her inner demons and addictions.
special guest
7:00PM : 84 minutes The Dwarvenaut
A Dungeons & Dragons DM goes on a quest to bring his most ambitious miniature sculpture project to life through a multi-million dollar Kickstarter campaign. 
9:00PM : 92 minutes The Lure
A Polish 1980s-set musical horror fantasy about two mermaid sisters who become stars in a Warsaw nightclub.
9:30PM : 104 minutes Men & Chicken (MÆND & HØNS)
An absurdist Danish comedy starring Mads Mikkelsen collaborating once again with Danish filmmaking icon Anders Thomas Jense.