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Horror/SciFi Block 2
October 8, 2016 @ 10:00 pm - October 9, 2016 @ 12:00 am
“Kitchen” (10:00pm), Steve Duchesne, France, 17 minutes – In a big house lost in the middle of nowhere, Jason made the discovery of an old cookbook hidden in his attic. Later, when he decided to prepare a delicious meal for his wife Marie things do not go as planned … A ghost has taken possession of the house.
“The Light Thief” (10:18pm), Eva Daoud, Spain/Bahrain, 19 minutes – When the essence of Love is snatched from someone and locked away in a vessel with no name , what happens to those persons and how do they change? How can the broken hearted souls break that curse and recover from their pain? Can they regain their spark by overcoming dark supernatural forces? Find out in THE LIGHT THIEF!
“Something To Save You” (10:38pm), Vis Vitalis, Russian Federation, 19 minutes – Two lovers, escaped for a weekend out of town, was caught by the Zombie Apocalypse, actually in bed. And now they are locked in a country house, surrounded by hordes of zombies, without communication, without food, without exit, without hope. And everyone is ready to sacrifice themselves for the other. And WHAT can save them?
“Hidden Daylight” (10:58pm), Adrienne Lovette, USA, 18 minutes – In this haunting thriller, we follow a distraught businessman after his wife is abducted by the sadistic Hacksaw Killer. In desperation, the businessman turns to a blind psychic who can see through the killer’s eyes. As their strange meeting unfolds, the psychic envisions the night of the kidnapping and provides vital clues to help the businessman solve the mystery… but the answers he seeks may come at a deadly price. Taut, compelling, and full of Hitchcockian suspense, HIDDEN DAYLIGHT takes us on a harrowing journey into the darkest depths of the mind of a madman.
“The Recursion Theorem” (11:17pm), Ben Sledge, USA, 28 minutes – The Recursion Theorem is a short black and white Hitchcockian film noir that pays homage to The Twilight Zone, Asteroids (the arcade/video game), and ancient Greek mythology. The story follows Dan Everett, who awakens to find himself trapped in a unfamiliar room with its own set of bizarre rules. Afraid and alone in this strange place, Dan is forced to question the very foundations of reality and the meaning of his existence.
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.