Published Mar 28, 2019As always, the Calgary Underground Film Festival has pieced together a truly impressive lineup. The fest's 16th annual event will run from April 22 to 28 at Calgary's Globe Cinema, and we've got the full lineup available for your perusal.
This year's CUFF includes a total of 63 films, making it their biggest year yet. That's broken down into 30 features and 33 shorts.
"I always love seeing how our lineup comes together with the different films we see at various festivals, submissions, and the wide range of stories and genres that are out there," festival director and lead programmer Brenda Lieberman said in a press release. "The unique tastes of our programmers are always represented, and this year we have more films, more time slots and the highest number of guests in attendance. Whatever your style, CUFF has something for every film fan."
The features playing CUFF include Ask Dr. Ruth (directed by Ryan White), Assassinaut (directed by Drew Bolduc), Beau Travail (directed by Claire Denis), Body at Brighton Rock (directed by Roxane Benjamin), The Dead Center (directed by Bill Cenese), Fuck You All: The Uwe Boll Story (directed by Sean Patrick Shaul), Foosballers (directed by Joe Heslinga), Freaks (directed by Adam B. Stein and Zach Lipovsky), Hail Satan? (directed by Penny Lane), Happy Face (directed by Alexandre Franchi), Harpoon (directed by Rob Grant), Her Smell (directed by Alex Ross Perry), High Life (directed by Claire Denis), In Fabric (directed by Peter Strickland), Knife + Heart (directed by Yann Gonzalez), Little Monsters (directed by Abe Forsythe), Lost Holiday (directed by Michael Matthews and Thomas Matthews), Midnight Family (directed by Luke Lorentzen), The Mountain (directed by Rick Alverson), Mutant Blast (directed by Fernando Alle), Nekrotronic (directed by Kiah Roache-Turner), Red Letter Day (directed by Cameron Macgowan), Them That Follow (directed by Britt Poulton and Dan Madison Savage), Violence Voyager (directed by Ujicha), Virgins (directed by Keren Ben Rafael) and Who Let the Dogs Out (directed by Brent Hodge).
In addition to its films, the fest includes its annual Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Cartoon Party! as well as the return of the Found Footage festival. There will also be daytime films for parents with young kids, which will allow for two screenings that are stroller accessible with the lighting slightly raised and the sound slightly lowered.
For more information on CUFF, including where to buy tickets, go here.