Death on the road and paranoia on the mountain trail, fearsome freight and a Faustian pact, period pains and bad body image, the pressure of exams and a slap up meal with the family, in this selection of sinister and shocking shorts.
Join us at the virtual theater on BingeWave at 8.30pm, Saturday 15th May.
Dir / Wri: Nicole Scherer, Prod: Alexander Frühling
Austria, 2019, 10 min 58 sec, Cert 15 (FFF Rating)
The hike up to a mountain cabin turns into a life- threatening battle between reality and illusion.
CARGO (Greater Manchester Premiere)
Dir / Wri / Prod: Abhilash Chandra
Malaysia, 2019, 16 min 07 sec, Cert 15
A young boy encounters a dark supernatural force lurking inside the cargo his unwitting father is transporting from a Malaysian palm oil plantation.
COPENHAGEN ROAD (UK Premiere)
Dir / Wri / Prod: Lee Chambers, Wri: Kris Ketonen, Prod: Diana Cofini
Canada, 2019, 8 mins 20 sec, Cert 15
A garage mechanic receives a late night visit from a desperate young woman with a flat tire… and a car all too familiar to him.
INAPPETENCE (Greater Manchester Premiere)
Dir / Wri: Katarzyna Babicz
Poland, 2017, 6 min 19 sec, Cert 15 (FFF Rating)
Under the influence of a weight loss substance, a young girl experiences delusions. Her body begins to change.
Dir / Wri: Erica Scoggins, Prod: Sinah Ober, Dakin Cranwell, Ian Flannery
USA, 2018, 17 min, Cert 15 (FFF Rating)
Late blooming Sam Rains finally gets her first period at the annual all-night skate. But it brings strange side effects.
GRUB (Regional Premiere)
Dir: Thomas Pujol, Dir / Wri Pierre Mazingarbe, Wri: Xavier Lacaille, Prod: Francesca Betteni Barnes, Charlotte Vande Vyvre
France, 2019, 18 mins 27 sec, Cert 15
A young man discovers the real reason his girlfriend doesn’t want him to meet her parents…
98 min 47 sec.