Films in Cult
From the mind-altering and unclassifiable to fantasy, sci-fi and horror.
Dir-Scr Quarxx | France
Fans of New French Extremity take note, this mind-bending slice of transgressive perversity might just be the most outré horror film of the year.
Read more about All the Gods in the Sky
Dir Daniel Goldhaber | USA
An erotic webcam performer is plunged into a nightmarish world of duplicity and fear in this provocative techno-shocker.
Read more about Cam
Dir-Scr Guto Parente | Brazil
The wealthy elite feed off the lower classes in a deliciously twisted Brazilian social satire that’s definitely not for the squeamish.
Read more about The Cannibal Club
Dir S. Craig Zahler | Canada-USA
As brutal and uncompromising as its title would suggest, the third feature from S. Craig Zahler (Bone Tomahawk, Brawl in Cell Block 99) is another instant classic.
Read more about Dragged Across Concrete
Duplicate | USA
The peculiar story of two identical young men unfolds in this imaginative, low-key sci-fi fable featuring Baby Driver star Ansel Elgort.
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Dir Yann Gonzalez | France-Switzerland-Mexico
If you only see one arthouse slasher movie set in the gay porn industry this year, you had better make sure it’s this one.
Read more about Knife + Heart
Dir Jonas Åkerlund | UK-Sweden
The incredible true story of the Norwegian black-metal scene in the early 1990s is brought vividly to the screen by Jonas Åkerlund.
Read more about Lords of Chaos
Dir Panos Cosmatos | USA-Belgium
Nicolas Cage gives perhaps his most unhinged performance yet in this wild, psychedelic slice of ultra-violence for the ages.
Read more about Mandy
Dir-Scr Timo Tjahjanto | Indonesia
Join Timo Tjahjanto, one of Indonesian cinema’s rising genre filmmakers, for a hair-raising journey into the heart of the supernatural.
Read more about May the Devil Take You
Dir Dennison Ramalho | Brazil
A morgue worker breaks the unspoken code of the dead, with terrifying consequences, in this evocative and idiosyncratic Brazilian chiller.
Read more about The Night Shifter
Dir-Scr Sébastien Marnier | France
A precocious gang of unnervingly smart teens appear to be harbouring a dark and dangerous secret in this elusive French enigma.
Read more about School’s Out
Dir Rahi Anil Barve, Adesh Prasad | India
In old India, a greedy boy seeks out hidden riches in the dungeon beneath an ancestral house guarded by a terrifying deity.
Read more about Tumbbad
Short films programme
Journey to the deepest and darkest corners of humanity, exposing the horror in the everyday, and encounter those who refuse to be victims.
Read more about Real Horrorshow