11th CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival

November 22-26, 2023

20th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 20-30, 2023

Shorts: An All Consuming Fear

Colombia, Finland, Canada, United States, Spain, France, 2018/ 2019
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Trust no one but yourself. Follow along with our central characters through these terrifying experiences.

Shorts screened:


Helsinki Mansplaining Massacre

Finland, 2018, 15 min, Director Ilja Rautsi

A horror comedy about one woman's desperate struggle to survive a pack of men who just want to explain everything to her.


Canada (Alberta), 2018, 3 min, Director Peter Fiorino

A meticulous hoarder's warehouse is filled with trinkets, but there are far more than trinkets locked away.


France, 2018, 18 min, Director Just Philippot

As an acid cloud is slowly moving inland, the panic-ridden population is forced to run away.

No One Will Ever Believe You

Canada, 2018, 6 min, Director Frédéric Chalté

It’s Halloween and Lucy wants to give a good scare to her sister by dressing up as a monster. But she might not be the only creature lurking in the teenager’s room.

The Helping Hand

United States, 2019, 10 min, Director Brenden Hubbard

A couple looking for an escape from developing their newborn child, turns to a new monitoring technology to handle the process.

Valerio's Day Out

Columbia, 2019, 8 min, Director Michael Arcos

A young jaguar, Valerio, goes on a killing spree when he escapes from his enclosure at a zoo. After he's caught, sedated, and relocated he makes a video diary for his significant other, Lula.

Fun More

United States, 2018, 1 min, Director Wally Chung

A war of words leads to an epic standstill.

I Swallow Your Secrets

Canada (Alberta), 2018, 8 min, Director Matt Prazak

A psychological thriller about an impoverished rural family and the lengths they go to in order to survive.


Canada, 2018, 5 min, Director David Barlow-Krelina

Fusing elements of Kafka and Kubrick, this grotesque sci-fi satire lifts plastic surgery to another level.


Spain/France, 2018, 5 min, Directors Genis Rigol, Marc Torices, & Pau Anglada

Two men accidentally exchange briefcases. One contains a videotape that will lead the new owner to embark on an unexpected journey.


82 minutes

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