Alien On Stage An amateur group of UK bus drivers spend a year creating a stage adaptation of Ridley Scott’s ALIEN and eventually take it to London's West End.
Bad Attitude: The Art Of Spain Rodriguez An exploration of the controversial art and life of the legendary underground cartoonist Spain Rodriguez, through the lens of his wife.
Bloodthirsty An indie singer struggling to write her sophomore album heads to the secluded cabin of a mysterious producer and begins a deep transformation of both body and mind in this Alberta werewolf thriller.
Censor After viewing a strangely familiar 'video nasty', Enid, a film censor, sets out to solve the past mystery of her sister's disappearance, embarking on a quest that dissolves the line between fiction and reality.
Coming Home In The Dark A school teacher is forced to confront a brutal act from his past when a pair of ruthless drifters take him and his family on a nightmare road trip.
Cryptozoo Cryptozookeepers try to capture a dream-eating hybrid creature of legend, and start wondering if they should display these beasts or keep them hidden and unknown in this feature from world-renowned animator Dash Shaw.
End Of The Line: The Women Of Standing Rock Indigenous women risk their lives to stop the oil pipeline construction that desecrated their ancient burial and prayer sites and threatens their land, water, and very existence.
Fearless An intimate portrait of a boxing gym in a small town of Conroe, Texas, exploring the challenges faced by the boxers – people of colour and immigrants in the United States.
First Date After being conned into buying a shady ‘65 Chrysler, Mike’s first date plans with the girl next door spiral out of control when he finds himself targeted by criminals, cops, and a crazy cat lady.
Found Footage Festival: Tape Trading Classics Hosts Joe Pickett (The Onion) and Nick Prueher (Late Show) take you back in time to the pre-internet 90s to resurrect the best "tape traded" videos passed from weirdo to weirdo on VHS.
Frank & Zed The lives of two reclusive monsters are shattered when a power-hungry magistrate deceives his village into attacking their desolate castle, fulfilling a gruesome prophecy: The Orgy of Blood!
Fully Realized Humans With less than a month until the birth of their first child, Jackie and Elliot embark on a madcap mission to break their cycles of dysfunction with the goal of becoming the world's greatest parents.
GEORGE A. ROMERO DOUBLE BILL: THE AMUSEMENT PARK & NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD A double bill from the legendary horror filmmaker George A. Romero! First up see the new 4K digital restoration of Romero's long-lost THE AMUSEMENT PARK (1973) followed by his classic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD (1968). See 2 films for the price of 1!
Golden Arm Opening Night Film! With the help of her best friend, a small-town baker from Kansas trains for the Ladies Arm Wrestling Championship in this offbeat comedy.
Heartworn Highways (1976) - Re-Release A newly-restored documentary of the cult classic about the radical country artists that changed the course of country music history. Presented by Sled Island.
Hobo With A Shotgun - National Canadian Film Day A homeless vigilante blows away crooked cops, pedophile Santas, and other scumbags with his trusty pump-action shotgun in this cult classic presented as part of National Canadian Film Day.
Itchy Fingers An aspiring teenage comedian joins a community theatre and is cast to play a school shooter.
Keyboard Fantasies: The Beverly Glenn-Copeland Story After his 1986 album "Keyboard Fantasies" is rediscovered, a black transgender musician emerges from years in isolation to an enraptured crowd.
Kid Candidate The story of 24-year old Hayden Pedigo and his unlikely run for Amarillo, Texas city council after his Harmony Korine inspired spoof campaign video goes viral.
Laughter As a civil war shakes the province of Quebec, Valérie is the sole survivor of a mass execution in this powerful Canadian film on the edge of science-fiction and realism.
Live Script Reading: Hurt Them Join a cast of actors for a live script read of the feature revenge thriller HURT THEM.
PANEL: PUPPETRY IN (STOP)MOTION Take a strange ride on the freaky side of puppetry with the filmmakers behind CUFF 2021 selections FRANK & ZED and THE OLD MAN MOVIE in a candid discussion about the literal blood, sweat and tears put into making these ambitious puppet projects.
Playdurizm When a teenager finds himself caught in a glitchy-glitzy reality with his on-screen male idol, he does all he can to be possessed by this man and ignore the violent clues of how he got there.
Range Roads Television actor Frankie King struggles to confront the past when she returns to her hometown in rural Alberta after her parents are killed in a tragic car accident.
Recovery Two directionless sisters brave a cross-country road trip to rescue their grandmother from a COVID outbreak at her nursing home.
Riders Of Justice The latest collaboration from Danish filmmaking icon Anders Thomas Jensen and Mads Mikkelsen follows recently-deployed Markus, who is forced to return home to his care for his teenage daughter after his wife is killed in a tragic train accident.
Saturday Morning All-You-Can-Eat-Cereal (At Home) Cartoon Party! In this all-new program, you’ll see both faves and obscurities spanning the '60s through the '90s, all punctuated with vintage commercials, PSAs and station IDs!
#Shakespearesshitstorm Two decades after TROMEO AND JULIET, Lloyd Kaufman and The Troma Team adapt "The Tempest" – Shakespeare has never been this raw and unfiltered.
Shaturday Morning Cartoons w/ Nick & Joe In celebration of CUFF, Found Footage Festival hosts Nick & Joe will be joined by Lead Programmer Brennan Tilley for their weekly ritual.
SHORTS PACKAGE: BE TRUE TO YOURSELF Profiles of free spirited non-conformists. Whether a one-man band, a conspiracy theorist or a couple adjusting their haunted house to pandemic protocols, there are the fascinating people we would love to chat with at a party.
SHORTS PACKAGE: LATE NIGHT CRAVINGS Satisfy your desires with this package of short films. Getting what you want may involve giving something in exchange.
SHORTS PACKAGE: QUINTESSENTIAL QUIRK A mixed bag of oddities that CUFF's audience has come to expect. Join us on this journey through the weird and wild.
So Late So Soon A half-century into their marriage, two Chicago artists look back at their life together as they contend with the deterioration of their bodies and beloved home.
SPIRAL: FROM THE BOOK OF SAW A criminal mastermind unleashes a twisted form of justice in SPIRAL, the terrifying new chapter from the book of Saw.
Summertime Over the course of a hot summer day in Los Angeles, the lives of 25 young Angelenos intersect – through poetry they express life, love, heartache, family, home, and fear.
The Last Matinee As customers seek refuge in an old cinema a murderer is on the loose in this love letter to Giallo.
The Old Man Movie Three children must aid their deranged grandfather in recovering his prized cow to prevent a rural cataclysm in this surreal and hysterically scatalogical stop-motion comedy.
Together Together When a young loner becomes the gestational surrogate for a single man in his 40s, the two strangers come to realize this unexpected relationship will challenge their perceptions of connection, boundaries and the particulars of love.
Vicious Fun A horror film critic accidentally stumbles into a secret underground self-help group for serial killers.
Vinyl Nation A deep dig into the crates of the vinyl record resurgence to discover what an old technology says about our relationship to music and each other in a divided time in America.
Workhorse Queen After an unlikely casting onto a reality television show, 47-year old suburban telemarketer Ed Popil leaves his job to pursue a full-time entertainment industry career as his drag queen alter ego, 1960’s era housewife Mrs. Kasha Davis.