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8th CUFF.Docs Nov 25 - Nov 29, 2020
17th Calgary Underground Film Festival April 20-26, 2020

SHORTS PACKAGE: Documentary Short Films

Canada, United States, France, 2018/ 2019
Nov. 30 11:30 AM
Special Guest!


Here you will find a diverse mix of short documentaries, all with varying subjects, and genres within the art-form.

Shorts screened:


Rosebud, Alberta

Canada (Calgary), 2019, 19 min. Dir. Eric Pauls, Producers Eric Pauls & Michael Janke
A short documentary about the day in the life of Rosebud, Alberta. A town of 86, that attracts 40,000 theatre-goers each year.

No Crying At The Dinner Table

Canada, 2019, 15:40 min. Dir. Carol Nguyen
Filmmaker Carol Nguyen interviews her own family to reveal a collection of family secrets, confessions and confrontation.

Beyond The Black Lodge

United States, 2019, 15 min, Dir. Matt Ralston
A portrait of two artists whose shared love of folklore led them to write a book about the bizarre and quirky history of the region that inspired David Lynch’s TWIN PEAKS.


France, 2018, 21 min. Dir. Ismaël Joffroy Chandoutis
Online players describe their struggles with "swatting", a life-threatening cyber-harassment phenomenon that looms over them whenever they play. The events take shape through youtube videos and wireframe images from a video game.

Buy Tickets - November 30: 11:30AM


Documentary / Art / Gaming

special guest

Director Eric Pauls, from ROSEBUD, ALBERTA, in attendance!