CFF 2016

Saturday, April 2, 8:00 PMvhs-massacre-pre
Free Pre-festival Screening
VHS MASSACRE – Viva Video! hosts the Philly Premiere of the latest documentary on the rise and fall of the VHS format featuring interviews with all of your favorites. Free admission!
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joe-bob-tempThursday, April 7, 7:30 PM
Opening Night

AN EVENING WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS – The legendary TV host, author, and film critic will host a retrospective talk on his career followed by a screening of THE WARRIORS as shown on MonsterVision!
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zitremedyFriday, April 8, 7:30 PM
DEGRASSI RETROSPECTIVE – Pat “Joey Jeremiah” Mastroianni hosts a humorous and heartfelt look back on the greatest show of the 1980s with rare home video footage, behind-the-scenes stories, and a trivia contest with audience members!
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beaver-trilogy-webSaturday, April 9, 7:30 PM
THE BEAVER TRILOGY + THE BEAVER TRILOGY PART IV
– A screening of the Sean Penn/Crispin Glover classic alongside the Philly Premiere of the new documentary on the film. Director Trent Harris in attendance!
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new-breedSunday, April 10, 7:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
NEW BREED DOCUMENTARY 1989 – The history of a legendary cassette tape comp that symbolized a generational shift in the NYC hardcore scene of the late 1980s. Director and crew in attendance!
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dead-handsSunday, April 10, 10:00 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
DEAD HANDS DIG DEEP
– A documentary on the notorious lead singer of 1990s extreme metal group Kettle Cadaver. A 2016 Slamdance Film Festival selection; MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY!
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douggpound-featMonday, April 11, 8:00 PM
DJ DOUGGPOUND LIVE! w/ BRENT WEINBACH – DJ Douggpound, contributor to The Eric Andre Show, Portlandia, and Tim & Eric Awesome Show performs live with special guest, Pound House regular Brent Weinbach.
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wham-city-featTuesday, April 12, 8:00 PM
WHAM CITY COMEDY TOUR 2016 – Baltimore-based video and comedy collective Wham City Comedy return to PhilaMOCA with special guests New Dreamz, Body Dreamz, and Cricket Arrison.
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tof-featWednesday, April 13, 7:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere

DIRECTOR’S COMMENTARY: TERROR OF FRANKENSTEIN – The producer of Room 237 directs this experimental presentation of a little-known 1977 Frankenstein film with a new fictional commentary track.
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akounak-featThursday, April 14, 7:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere

AKOUNAK TEGGDALIT TAHA TAZOUHAI – Set in the city of Agadez, this highly entertaining Nigerian remake of Prince’s Purple Rain stars self-taught Tuareg guitarist Mdou Moctar.
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desire-featThursday, April 14, 9:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
DESIRE WILL SET YOU FREE – A true story set in Berlin’s modern queer underground featuring guest appearances from Nina Hagen, Peaches, and Einst├╝rzende Neubauten.
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lucilleFriday, April 15, 7:30 PM
STAIRWAY TO STARDOM RETRO – The king of all public access talent shows gets the live retrospective treatment with VERY special guests! A comprehensive look at the amateur singers, dancers, and performers of 1980s era NYC.
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20-years-of-madness-smFriday, April 15, 10:00 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
20 YEARS OF MADNESS – A documentary on the cult 1990s public access show 30 Minutes of Madness and its creator’s quest to make a new episode 20 years later. Creator Jerry White Jr. in attendance!
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chicagogoSaturday, April 16, 2:30 PM
CHIC-A-GO-GO LIVE TAPING
– Chicago’s super hip, family-friendly dance party will tape a live episode at PhilaMOCA in celebration of the show’s 20th anniversary. Special guest performers will be announced in the coming weeks…
FULL PROGRAM DETAILS / SOLD OUT!

mvsfeatSaturday, April 16, 7:30 PM
MAN VS SNAKE: THE LONG AND TWISTED TALE OF NIBBLER – Award-winning retro gaming documentary focusing on the 1984 Nibbler champion’s attempts to set a new world record 25 years later.┬á Co-director in attendance!
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ultra-sex-featSaturday, April 16, 10:00 PM
FOUND MADNESS – Compilation program featuring the Philly Premiere of In Search of the Ultra-Sex plus 45 minutes worth of found footage and film oddities from the UK-based Duke Mitchell Film Club, in attendance all the way from England!
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final-cut-featSunday, April 17, 4:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
FINAL CUT – LADIES & GENTLEMEN – Clips from over 450 classics of world cinema are artfully collaged into a love story in this experimental narrative that took over three years to complete.
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vivi-featSunday, April 17, 7:30 PM
VIVISECTIONS INTERNATIONAL HORROR SHORTS – The latest installment of Philly’s premiere showcase of new horror shorts from around the world includes work featuring Roddy Piper and John Carpenter.
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meathead-featSunday, April 17, 9:30 PM
East Coast Premiere
MEATHEAD GOES HOG WILD – A frustrated young man’s retreat from society results in a night of insanity through the streets of Chicago. Like a Falling Down for the millenial generation.
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lordifeatMonday, April 18, 7:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
MONSTERMAN – A documentary on Finnish metal heroes Lordi and founder Mr. Lordi’s struggle to remain vital after winning the most prestigious of musical honors, the Eurovision Song Contest.
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samklemkefeatTuesday, April 19, 7:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
SAM KLEMKE’S TIME MACHINE – 50 years in the self-documented life of everyman Sam Klemke are sculpted into an epic life’s portrait courtesy of Shut Up Little Man! filmmaker Matthew Bate.
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cheechfeatWednesday, April 20, 7:30 PM
MOVIE MOVIE LIVE: 4/20 SPECTACULAR – In honor of the high holiday, Philly’s premiere comedy movie game show will take the audience on a hilarious head-trip through cinema’s most twisted tales of tweaking.
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weeding-featWednesday, April 20, 9:00 PM
WEEDING OUT THE STONED – Good Good Comedy’s perennial sell out falls on the holy day of the stoned! 16 comedians enter, all but one are stoned, it’s up to the audience to figure out who it is through a series of sobriety tests and trivia.
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justify-featWednesday, April 20, 10:30 PM
JUSTIFY YOUR LOVE – A very special movie edition of the comedy game show where contestants defend their love of a truly terrible piece of art against a panel of very judgey judges. Will their bad taste be validated or villainized? You decide.
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underfeatThursday, April 21, 7:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
UNDER THE SHADOW – A family in Tehran deals with random bombings and a haunted apartment amidst the final days of the Iran-Iraq War. Official selection of Sundance 2016 and SXSW 2016.
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der-bunker-featThursday, April 21, 9:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
DER BUNKER – A student attempts to live alongside a troubled family in an isolated bunker in this heavily stylistic German oddity. Winner of the “Next Wave” Best Picture award at Fantastic Fest 2015.
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the-processFriday, April 22, 7:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere

SYMPATHY FOR THE DEVIL – A star-studded, detailed history of the Process Church of the Final Judgement. Director and former Process member in attendance!
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henenlotterFriday, April 22, 10:30 PM
Philadelphia Premiere
CHASING BANKSY
– The latest film from cult director Frank Henenlotter tells the true story of a group of NYC artists who travel south to steal a Banksy. Frank Henenlotter and star in attendance!
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uc2-featSaturday, April 23, 6:00 PM
World Premiere
UNDERCOVER COPS 2: ANONYMOUS COP – The highly-anticipated sequel to our 13-year-old neighbor’s 2014 short Undercover Cops. Cast and crew in attendance (they all work at PhilaMOCA).
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david-the-rock-featSaturday, April 23, 7:30 PM
Special Event

AN EVENING WITH DAVID “THE ROCK” NELSON – Zack Carlson hosts a retrospective chat with the “Ed Wood of the 21st Century”, Chicago-area monster movie fanatic David “The Rock” Nelson.
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