Boston Underground Film Festival gets underway Thursday at the Brattle

Boston Underground Film Festival
Boston Underground Film Festival (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

The 14th annual Boston Underground Film Festival (the oldest of the four spring fests – Irish is 13, BIFF and IFFB both 10 this year) gets underway this Thursday, March 29, with opening night film John Dies At The End, directed by Don Coscarelli (Phantasm, Bubba HoTep), who will be in attendance at the opening night screening. Based on the novel by Cracked.Com editor David Wang, the horror comedy got great notices earlier this month at SXSW, and looks to bring a sold out crowd to Cambridge’s Brattle Theatre.

Here’s the lineup for the whole festival, which runs March 29-April 1, all screenings are at the Brattle, parties at various Cambridge locations:

8:00pm John Dies at the End
10:00pm Opening Night Party

5:45pm Look at this F*cking Shorts Program
7:30pm Excision
9:30pm Smuggler
10:00pm Trilluminati #Secrete Society w/Walkmaster Flex
11:55pm Rock n’ Roll Nightmare – 25th Anniversary

12:45pm Saturday Morning-After Cartoons
2:45pm Happily Never After
5:15pm Where the Music’s At
7:00pm Manborg
9:15pm Inside Lara Roxx
10:00pm Karaoke Kaos
11:55pm Midnight Transgressions

12:00pm Karate Robo Zaborgar
2:15pm King of the Trill
4:15pm Gandu
6:15pm Some Guy Who Kills People
8:30pm Klovn
10:00pm Closing Night Party

You can order tickets from the Brattle Theatre’s website at, and check out full descriptions about the films and download a PDF of this year’s program at the festival’s official website at  We are very proud to be among the supporters of this great festival this year, and will bring you news and daily info here on BP, trailers on PNR/SC’s Daily Trailer feature over at, and a complete wrap up of the festival as part of Subject:CINEMA’s 2nd annual “Boston Springs A Fethival” podcast in early May!