NORMAL PORN FOR NORMAL PEOPLE, 4min., Australia, Experimental
Directed by Amber Rose McNeill
An appropriated media piece that explores our societal need to consume violence for entertainment. The film comments on the fetishism and romanticizing of violent imagery, while observing the link to commercial consumerism that both demonizes and exploits human sexuality. Interview segments from prominent serial killers expose and echo our endless need to devour salacious content by glorifying and normalising both real and fictional violence.
BITCH, POPCORN & BLOOD, 16min., France, Horror/Thriller
Directed by Fabio Soares
At Salt’ n Sugar, a popcorn bar in the middle of nowhere, LILY a bored waitress, is goingto turn her life around when two fishy strangers show up in the bar.
NUMERUS DUO, 7min., USA, Horror
Directed by Nick Fiorella
A young Catholic school girl encounters foul spirits.
THE READING ROOM, 7min., USA, Experimental
Directed by Andrew Bond
A young woman is accosted by a mysterious force that is trying to get her to read.
TOGETHER, 7min., Ukraine, Horror/Thriller
Directed by Max Balter
Together is a short horror film about solitude and anxiety during self-isolation caused with COVID-19 quarantine in 2020. It tells the story about a girl who is living alone and senses that someone or something else is in her flat.
MELODY, 20min., Canada, Horror/Thriller
Directed by Mitchell LeBlanc
A pianist struggles to finish a song when visited by a stranger.
EAVESDROPPING, 16min, USA, Thriller/Noir
Directed by George A. Velez
Tony and Kim try to sort through the rift in their relationship while investigating the next door neighbor they think murdered her husband.
THE FIFTH DENTIST, 3min., Canada, Horror/Comedy
Directed by Ian Astorquiza
Four out of Five dentists agree that daily flossing helps remove plaque buildup that is harmful to your teeth.
Four out of Five dentists recommend sugarless gum for those who chew gum.
Four out of Five dentists simply want to take care of your teeth and wish you ‘good day’.
But what about The Fifth Dentist?
FROM SHADOW, 20min., New Zealand, Horror/Thriller
Directed by Ryan Jackson
A police officer investigating disappearances and a Dog ranger with a tragic past discover their small town holds a dark secret. A long list of missing persons cases dating back decades and a mass shooting with no motive could be connected. There is something wrong with the people of Pine Falls, Something old, Something evil.
SUSHI NIGHT, 9min, USA, Horror
Directed by Jack Kierski
After having a dinner date, Stan realizes his love interest Rachel is a psychopath obsessed with sushi and she begins to torture him.