Short films programme
Tales of Mystery and Imagination
Cinematic images of surrealism and beauty abound in this selection of films. Let your imagination run wild with stories that take in mystery and dread, and which will inspire sheer terror.
Total running time 96min
Man on the Hill
An onslaught of fire and water set to the sounds of Boredoms and Seefeel bandmember E-da Kazuhisa, and Adrena Adrena.
Dir Daisy Dickinson
A man and woman living alone in an abandoned village find lights encroaching upon the landscape.
Dir George Todria
Oh What a Wonderful Feeling
A truck stop at night. A group of young women. A sense of dread.
Dir François Jaros
A lonely girl finds love and comfort by connecting with her past self, but struggles with her identity and gender as time folds onto itself. Music by Flying Lotus.
Dir Eddie Alcazar
Roger Ballen’s Theatre of Apparitions
Images created by photographer Roger Ballen plunge the audience deep into his mind: a theatre of dismembered people, beasts and ghosts that dance, tumble, make love and tear themselves apart.
Dir Emma Calder, Ged Haney
UK-South Africa 2016
A gorgeous animation set in space, where the abstract and figurative merge to create a phantasmogoric meditation on the nature of love.
Dir Réka Bucsi
The Girl Who Danced With the Devil
A moça que dançou com o Diabo
A girl from a very religious family seeks her own paradise.
Dir João Paulo Miranda Maria
A troubled young hitchhiker struggles to escape a fatal prophecy on a remote mountain road.
Dir Vanessa Gazy
Dawn of the Deaf
When a strange sound infects the hearing population, a small group of deaf people must band together to survive.
Dir Rob Savage