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2008 Denver Underground Film Festival: Official Lineup

By Mike Everleth ⋅ October 15, 2008

The Denver Underground Film Festival is the fifth underground fest running this weekend. (And the last one I need to list.) Over the course of three nights, Oct. 17-19, at the Starz Film Center, audiences will be treated to a lineup of short films plus one feature.

Closing the festival on Sunday night is Joshua von Brown‘s rock ‘n’ roll riotious Altamont Now, which also marks the third festival the film has played just this week. I’m so glad so many people are getting to see this truly amazing rockdocusploitation feature. (As Brown likes to call it.) It’s hilarious, has a fantastic soundtrack and features a star(z) making performance by Daniel Louis Rivas.

And now here’s the full lineup:

Oct. 17
7:00 p.m.:
Portrait of a Filmmaker, dir. Mark Mamalakis
Golgota, dir. Roman Rubert Bernat
Liminal, dir. Stephen Keep Mills
So You Say You Wanna Make a Movie, dir. Tony Diaz and Daniel Brown
Figurines, dir. Michael Lauter

Salia, dir. Julia Ostertag. An abandoned high-rise in East Berlin is transformed into its own little alternate universe where the world outside is quickly collapsing into anarchy and the inside ain’t much better. (Read the review)

Oct. 18
7:00 p.m.:
Silence Ca Tue!, dir. Christophe Lamot. A struggling Belgian director decides to make a movie for no money by shooting in true guerrilla cinema fashion. (Read the review)

Death of the Reel, dir. Benjamin Meade (Read the review)
The Girl in the Red Dress, dir. Chris and Robert Smellin
Automatic., dir. Sharon Mooney
Feeding Time, dir. Nathan Maxwell Cann
Made in Japan, dir. Ciro Altabas

Vitamin P, dir. Rich Borrero. A young woman cheats on her boyfriend with another woman and the romantic triangle is likely to end up with one of the participants being dead.

Oct. 19
7:00 p.m.:
Residual, dir. Padrick Ritch
D’entre Des Mortes (Among the Dead), dir. Alain Basso

Altamont Now, dir. Joshua von Brown. Mark Clark is an investigative journalist who penetrates the underground world of rock revolutionaries who literally live under the ground of the California desert and the site of the notorious ’60s Rolling Stones concert. This is what happens when the youth really stage a revolution. (Read the review)

For more info, please visit the official DUFF website.