11th CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival

November 22-26, 2023

20th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 20-30, 2023


United Kingdom, United States, Canada, 2022/ 2023
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This selection of shorts show that getting to know someone can shape your life in ways both small and shocking.

Shorts screened:



2023, 15 m 48 s, United Kingdom, Director Tom Gentle

30-somethings Sam and Jamie just want to ditch their raggedy old sofa and go for brunch. But when they lock themselves out in the communal stairwell, they’re forced to consider that maybe they aren’t as close as they thought.

I Still Haven'T Found What I'M Looking For

2023, 8 m 34 s, United States, Director Steve Collins

A U2 themed proposal at Joshua Tree goes awry when Paul realizes his wife to be is not a fan.


2022, 15 m 32 s, United Kingdom, Director Celine Cotran

Joy and Harry are trying to have a baby. After swallowing a spider in her sleep, Joy develops an insatiable appetite for flies, and it dawns on her that there may be more than one way of becoming a mother.

Pretty Pickle

2022, 13 m, United States, Director Jim Vendiola

As he spends more time with his new girlfriend, a young man begins to privately dwell upon one of her quirks, leading him to a troubling discovery.

They Grow Up So Fast

2022, 9 m 48 s, United States, Director John F. Beach

When Brian meets Amy after a night out on the town, things move a little faster than he anticipated.

Wild Card

2022, 12 m 30 s, United States, Director Tipper Newton

Two strangers are brought together by a video dating service.

David At The Door

2023, 9 m 41 s, Canada (Calgary), Director Colin Bradley

The short documentary looks at David Milgaard, an advocate for wrongfully convicted prisoners.

A Wedding Day

2023, 21 m, United States, Director Brendan Beachman (World Premiere)

For newlyweds Brad and Jill, it seems the honeymoon is over before it even began. When an eccentric stranger named Jess White stumbles into the couples first argument as man and wife, the day takes an abrupt turn and changes their lives forever.


Documentary / Romance / Dark Comedy

108 minutes

special guest

Several filmmakers in attendance for this package!