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STUFF 2018 Featuring More Than 100 Films, Documentaries and Shorts From Over 20 Countries

Article by: Rosa Linda Reynoso

If you’re a film buff or love documentaries, the South Texas Underground Film Festival (STUFF) is a film connoisseur’s event you don’t want to miss. The FREE multi-day festival will offer more than 100 films representing over 20 countries at screening venues at Del Mar College (DMC).

Co-hosted by the College, the DMC Chapter of the Texas Association of Chicanos in Higher Education, House of Rock, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, the Texas Film Commission and Film Freeway, STUFF runs Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Jan. 24 and 26-27 on the DMC East Campus at Ayers and Baldwin.

Festival attendees can meet filmmakers and build lasting relationships with other film buffs who share the interests.

For the schedule or more information, visit the event website at or contact event programmer and STUFF co-founder Robert Perez, Jr. at 361-429-1390 or

Scheduling includes:

Jan. 24:
• 7 p.m. in Wolfe Recital Hall – 2017 Texas Filmmaker’s Showcase, including “Five Star” (Austin), “Flown” (Austin), “The Gold Line” (Houston), “Imago” (Dallas), “Native” (The Woodlands) and “Shilo” (Austin).

Jan. 26:
• 7-11 p.m. in Room 164 in the Fine Arts Center - feature film presentation of “The Whole by Brownsville filmmaker Rodrigo Moreno preceded by SHORTS 1: USA Shorts with works from New York, California, Illinois and other states. Seating is very limited.

Jan. 27:
• 10:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. in Wolfe Recital Hall - Documentary Feature Film Series and Shorts Film Series, including works from Chile, China, Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States.

• 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in Room 164 in the Fine Arts Center - International Shorts, a short film series featuring works from the Russian Federation, Netherlands, Canada, Islamic Republic of Iran, United Kingdom and France.

• 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Room 164 in the Fine Arts Center – Student Shorts with works from the United States, Israel and India.

• 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. in Room 164 in the Fine Arts Center – Animation/Experimental Short Film Series with works from Finland, China, the United States, Switzerland, Canada, Australia and the United Kingdom.

• 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Room 164 in the Fine Arts Center – Horror/Suspense/Sci-Fi Short Film Series with works from the United States, Australia, he United Kingdom, Canada, France, and Spain.

• 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Wolfe Recital Hall - Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi Media Production Showcase and Hecho en Tejas, including works from Fort Worth, San Antonio, Austin, Houston and Corpus Christi.

• 8:30 – 10:30 p.m. in Wolfe Recital Hall - final festival feature presentation with the award-winning Texas feature film, Silverfish, by Corpus Christi native Matthew Thornton from Austin.

Films, filmmakers and programming are subject to change without prior notice. All content is unrated, and viewer discretion is advised.

About Del Mar College

Del Mar College empowers students to achieve their dreams. We offer quality programs, individual attention, outstanding instruction through faculty with real-world experience and affordable costs to credit and noncredit students in Corpus Christi and the South Texas Coastal Bend area. Nationally recognized while locally focused, we’re ranked in the top two percent of community colleges in the country granting associate degrees to Hispanic students (Community College Week). Del Mar College focuses on offering our students programs that match current or emerging career opportunities. Whether students are interested in the fine arts, sciences, business, occupational or technical areas, students get the education they need for the future they want at Del Mar College.