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Horror/SciFi Block 1
October 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
“Sweet6Teen” (8:00pm), Debbie Attwell, UK, 6 minutes – When a young man loses the love of his life, he goes to great pains to end it all, only to discover that suicide is trickier than he thought.
“Polterheist” (8:08pm), David Gilbank, UK, 19 minutes – Two small time criminals kidnap a psychic medium and force her to contact the gang boss they murdered. The pair are desperate to discover where their recently deceased boss buried a stash of cash, but only succeed in unleashing a demon, bent on revenge.
“The Unconventional Gourmet” (8:27pm), Wendy Keeling, USA, 12 minutes – A dark comedy about a woman stuck in the 50’s searching for the perfect ingredients in an unusual family recipe. The film tells an age old tale with an added modern twist.
“Two Tickets To Heaven” (8:27pm), Serge Darowski, Russian Federation, 20 minutes – Two scientists, the historian Alexander Yarovoy and the physicist Alexander Granin, accidentally find photos which show gravestones with suspicious dates of life. Friends go to Northern Romania to investigate this case. None of them expected to face mortal danger proceeding from ghosts, which revenge more than 500 years against the living for their death.
“Infirmity” (9:01pm), Kyle Hytonen, Canada, 14 minutes – A couple try to supplement their income by taking an experimental pharmaceutical, which begins to cause adverse side effects.
“Wintergreen” (9:15pm), Sean Mullen, USA, 17 minutes – A man only known as the Drifter travels aimlessly across a landscape taken back by nature. After encountering the deadly Highwayman, the Drifter and an unknown ally must travel together to survive.
“The Call” (9:15pm), Alban Ravassard, France, 17 minutes – Benoît, 50, is a police lieutenant wounded by the disappearance of his wife, Lise. Unable to perform his grief, he sees his physical and mental health decline when she mysteriously surface again years later. Then, Benoît begins to undergo a strange transformation…
Festival Passes are $50 and are good for all receptions, panels, and screenings over four days. General Admission tickets are $8 and will be available at the ticket counter.