11th CUFF.Docs Documentary Film Festival

November 22-26, 2023

20th Calgary Underground Film Festival

April 20-30, 2023

Life, Love, Lyrics and Lobsters

Canada/USA/Spain, 2012/2013
Archives 2013
In Cinema Globe Cinema
Sat, Apr 20 2:00 PM


Here you will find a fun (extreme) mixture of short films from around the world, in a variety of genres!

Shorts screened:


Black Metal

USA, 2013, 9 min, Director: Kat Candler

After a career spent mining his music from the shadows, the actions of one fan create a chain reaction for the lead singer of a black metal band.


USA, 2012, 11 min, Director: Jesse Atlas

War, fate, and a broken walkman transcend time and space in this sci-fi love story.

Little Appliance

Spain, 2012, 8 min, Director: Manuel Arija

Two strangers on their first date will have a meeting out of the ordinary.


USA, 2012, 6 min, Director: Cole Drumb

A genius hacker and his dog help an enigmatic young woman to free the remaining test subject of a black-ops ESP test lab.


USA, 2012, 14 min, Director: Ian Samuels

An aging fisherman develops and intimate relationship with a lobster as he struggles to find closure after losing his wife.


Calgary, 2013, 9 min, Director: Blake Horobin

Audrey starts a grim new weight loss program after she loses a couple pounds due to the common cold.

Elephant (Elephante)

Spain 2012, 9 min, Director: Pablo Larcuen

A doctor has diagnosed Manuel with a rare disease: Manuel is going to turn into an elephant.

Thank You

USA, 2011, 11 min, Director: Pendleton Ward

From the creator of Adventure Time, comes the story of an unlikely friendship that develops between a snow golem and a fire wolf cub.

The River

USA, 2013, 12 min, Director: Sam Handel

Desperate for a cooling swim on a sweltering hot day, a very pregnant Maria encounters a series of obstacles on her path to the river


Suggested 16+
93 Minutes