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2022 Call for Entries
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Brattle Theatre: March 23–27, 2022

”A shining beacon of the weird, the wonderful, the nasty, the niche, and the eclectic.“

BUFF 2021 Update

It was almost a year ago when we made the decision to halt all momentum on the 22nd Boston Underground Film Festival due to the impending COVID-19 pandemic. However, like 2020, this is no ordinary year. The pandemic rages on and a return to physical events is still unthinkable.

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HOLY TRINITY Online Premiere

Celebrate Global Pride Day with an exclusive, live stream screening of HOLY TRINITY, followed by a live Q&A on queer, underground filmmaking with director/writer/star Molly Hewitt, Saturday June 27th!

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Winner of Boston Magazine's
Best of Boston® 2018 – Best Film Festival
"Staying ahead of the curve is no small feat—but this plucky homegrown cine-fiesta has been doing it for 20 years and shows no sign of losing its knack for trendspotting."
Winner of MovieMaker Magazine's
30 Bloody Best Genre Fests in the World
"Confrontational past films like Gaspar Noé’s 'I Stand Alone' and Jeremy Saulnier’s 'Blue Ruin' epitomize the offerings at BUFF, which has welcomed such maverick titans as George A. Romero, Larry Fessenden, Don Coscarelli and Frank Henenlotter."