Ticket Tuesdays — Arizona Underground Film Festival
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The 8th annual Arizona Underground Film Festival’s (AZUFF) full schedule of films includes World Premieres, North American Premieres and some of the best genre cinema on the planet. Running September 18 through 26 at The Screening Room, AZUFF is one of the premier genre cult film festivals in the country. As AZUFF sponsors, this Ticket Tuesday Bookmans offers four winners each a pair of festival passes — a huge jackpot. These passes allow you and your BAE to see every film the festival offers and includes other exclusive privileges.
Bookmans sponsors screenings of The Real Miyagi, Songs She Wrote about People She Knows and The Black Fly. The documentary The Real Miyagi directed by Kevin Derek details the life of Fumio Demura, the greatest karate master of all time. In Songs She Wrote about People She Knows, a timid officer worker becomes both pariah and Pied Piper when she unleashes her scathingly honest pop compositions upon friends and co-workers. Inspired by true events, The Black Fly tells the tale of Jake and Noel Henson, estranged brothers haunted by a troubled past.
AZUFF also features the world premieres of Thirty-nine, Mania and Date of the Dead. Thirty-nine is a jagged journey directed by Josh Evans and starring Natasha Gregson Wagner, Josh Evans and Robert Wagner. Horror actress turned director Jessica Cameron’s new film Mania was written and produced by Tucson native Jonathan Higgins. The local film and horror comedy Date of the Dead was shot entirely in Tucson with Tucson actors and showcases three horror genres.
The festival screens many other films including the controversial documentary War of Lies and the over the top comedy Bunny The Killer Thing. We encourage you to check out the full AZUFF schedule. Support independent cinema and local filmmakers by taking in a show or two or the entire AZUFF festival.
We want you to attend the whole festival. To enter our Ticket Tuesday giveaway, tell us in our comment section which festival film you look forward to seeing most. Comments are moderated, so please don’t resubmit them without giving us time to post. We will select four winners using random.org. The winners will be notified by e-mail sometime on Wednesday or possibly even Thursday. Be sure to check your e-mail inbox for a message from us since we’ll need your contact information for Will Call.
If you don’t win the passes, you can still purchase tickets. General admission tickets are $8 and available at the door or online. Festival passes are a huge bargain at $45, but only a limited quantity are available. The Screening Room is located at 127 E. Congress in the heart of downtown Tucson.
Carolyn September 15, 2015 at 10:26 pm
I was lucky enough to make it to AZUFF last year, and it was a great experience, and I’ve still talked about some of the films throughout the year. This time around, Black Fly intrigues me the most, but there’s so many I want to see.
Jules O'Herron September 17, 2015 at 12:19 pm
Looks like a great festival! My son is in advanced film classes at THMS. he would love an opportunity to go to the festival. “Meat” looks like an intriguing short, but I’m also curious about “The Noise”…
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I am most excited for Mania. I had the honor of seeing Jessica Cameron’s last film premiere “Truth or Dare” at the AZUFF. If this movie is anything like her last one, it will definitely be a blast. Some one fainted at her last movie!