Roll ’Em

The Found Footage Festival has been bringing the gospel of weird-ass VHS footage -- from how-to-cybersex videos to vintage home-shopping insanity -- to the masses for an entire decade. And yet it doesn’t look like the fest is going to run out of new material. The latest iteration of the show is full of new stuff that even the most dedicated fan can dig into.

“There’s a bodily-fluid element in the show. We’ve never done that before, so that will sell some tickets,” promises festival co-founder Nick Prueher. “There’s two body parts that we’ve never shown before — and these aren’t the popular body parts! These are some deep cuts.”

As always, the tapes will be explained and lampooned by Prueher and partner Joe Pickett, who bring just the right blend of context and scorn to the mix. If that isn’t enough to get you excited, Prueher also promises some new looks at old favorites. “The big difference with this show is, for the ten-year anniversary, we allowed ourselves to be a little nostalgic,” he says. “We went back to some of our earliest finds and delved deeper — maybe even too deep — and pulled out more footage.”

See it tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Muenzinger Auditorium on the University of Colorado at Boulder campus, or tomorrow at the same time at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 7301 South Santa Fe Drive in Littleton. For tickets, $7 to $8 in Boulder and $12 at Alamo, or more info, visit
Fri., Sept. 5, 7:30 p.m., 2014

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Cory Casciato is a Denver-based writer with a passion for the geeky, from old science fiction movies to brand-new video games.
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