Sunday Film Screening 1
11:00am – 11:30am
Dir. Itai Guberman|Australia|14:30 minutes|English Language|18 Certificate
Ivy is a short psychological horror-thriller about a man’s struggle to come to grips with his deteriorating mental state stemming from losing the love of his life.
Rick is a young man living in a nice apartment who seems to be having difficulty going outside ever since his girlfriend mysteriously left. The people around him seem to be trying to push him toward leaving the apartment and moving on with his life, but not everything is as it appears to be…
Starring: Gita Amely|Zach Cohen|Debbie Levin|Einav Markel|Dan Shaked
Studded Nightmare (AKA Cauchemar Capitonne)
Dir. Jean-Claude Leblanc|Canada|9:20 minutes|French/Canadian with English Subtitles|18 Certificate
When J.-F. is inexplicably drawn to the chair in which a man committed suicide, style isn’t the only thing the leather antique brings to his home. Suddenly overcome by fantasies both nightmarish and erotic, he gets rid of the chair immediately, only to have it claimed by his friend Aly, who soon finds herself spellbound by shocking visions of her own violent death. As the horror escalates, it’s up to J.-F. to save his friend before she is driven to a very gruesome fate.
Starring: Sébastien Huberdeau|Maude St-Pierre
Sunday Film Screening 2
11:50am – 12:30pm
Dir. O.B. De Alessi|Italy|28:49 minutes|Italian with English Subtitles|18 Certificate
After suffering a brutal attack, eight year old Kuo is found in the woods without his eyes. With the help of his stuffed animal Bainfu, whose bright red eyes Kuo uses as a guide, he sets off on a journey to find the mysterious faceless woman who stole his sight from him.
Starring: O.B. De Alessi|Valentina Rubini|Christian Bellomo|Marco Monty Ferrari
Sunday Film Screening 3
12:50pm – 1:30pm
Dir. Luca Machnich|Italian|20 minutes|English Language|18 Certificate
Simon is an eight-year-old boy who seems to have everything from life. He’s a handsome child, he’s rich yet unhappy. He senses that there’s something wrong with his life and this leads him to wander off thanks to his fervid imagination. His greatest wish is to leave the materialistic world behind since he isn’t fond of it. That’s why the only present he wants for Christmas is for Santa Claus to take him away to live in his fairyland toy factory. At the same time, a secret that his family has been keeping for a long time suddenly comes to the surface and it is feared that the worst might happen soon. The expectation for the stroke of midnight on the night before Christmas is transformed into reality for everyone on the eve of something truly different. Something terrible that might happen.
The Porcelain Cradle
Dir. Maxine Sibanda|UK|15:30 minutes|English Language|18 Certificate
Leto is a psycho-neurotic spinster who dreams of having the perfect nuclear family. She is unable to control her obsession with a family living in her neighborhood. As her past unravels and catches up with her she begins to spiral into a state of absolute delirium.
Starring: Elise Taylor|Katarina Andrejcova|Michael Luke
Cult Screenings RoboDoc Documentary Trailer & Q&A
14:00pm – 14:45pm
Directed by Paul Verhoeven, produced by Jon Davison and written by Ed Neumeier & Michael Miner, first released in 1987 RoboCop has since become one of the most iconic and successful movies of the 1980s, a movie that was well ahead of its time and has left a lasting impression on fans across the globe. RoboCop is a movie that many fans watched as children when they were too young to understand the social commentary of this R-Rated movie, yet they were instantly hooked on the future of law enforcement.
From Dead Mouse Productions Ltd and Cult Screenings UK Ltd, the makers of Leviathan: The Story of Hellraiser and Hellbound: Hellraiser II and You’re so cool, Brewster! The Story of Fright Night comes their new documentary RoboDoc. A fully independent retrospective into the making of RoboCop and its cultural impact over the last 30 years. Supported by dozens of the original cast and crew RoboDoc is made by fans of the movie for fans of the movie.
Student Film TBA
15:00pm – 15:15pm
Cult Screenings The Offer
15:20 – 16:10pm
Dir. Chris Griffiths & Gary Smart|UK|48 minutes|English Language|18 Certificate
Seven strangers are invited to a house to be offered a large inheritance, instead they find themselves trapped in a deadly game to the death.
Starring: Kenneth Cranham|Oliver Smith|Barbie Wilde|Simon Bamford|Nicholas Vince|Bruce Jones