MIDNITE

  • 106 mins

The Nitehawk Shorts Festival MIDNITE screening presents the most innovative new voices in genre filmmaking; now at a reasonable hour. This program presents seven films that explore the beautiful horror found in sacrifice and revenge with a particular focus on the female experience. Organized by Caryn Coleman and Sam Zimmerman.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8 at 9:30PM. Q&A WITH FILMMAKERS.

Image: CAT CALLS (directed by Kate Dolan).

In this program


CATCALLS

Directed by Kate Dolan

A predatory man flashes two women before returning to his suburban existence, only to find he’s been pursued by something terrifying and vicious.

RAPE CARD

Directed by Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Nathan Hughes-Berry

RAPE CARD is a cautionary tale set in a chilling dystopian future where rape is legal. Frances tries to control her fate by planning her own assault, and targets a young boy who just got his rape card.

PUPPET MASTER

Directed by Hanna Bergholm

A lonely woman, yearning to be caressed, allows a man to transform her into a puppet. But when the man loses his interest, the puppet won’t let go.

DULCE HOGAR (SWEET TOOTH)

Directed by Giovana Olmos

In a rundown centennial building in the heart of Mexico City, Susana, the doorkeeper, prepares to collect one tooth per apartment: the monthly rent.

EL CUCO IS HUNGRY

Directed by Daniel Garcia

A modern interpretation of the Latin American folktale about a dark, shapeless monster that appears out of nowhere to kidnap and eat children who disobey their parents and don’t fall asleep.

PUMPKIN MOVIE

Directed by Sophy Romvari

On Halloween, two friends Skype each other with creepy stories of a particular bent.

GOODBYE OLD FRIEND

Directed by Rafael De Leon Jr.

A young woman is trapped in her apartment by her childhood imaginary friend, who has come back to haunt her.

DEVIL WOMAN

Directed by Heidi Lee Douglas

An ambitious science student searching for an endangered animal gets bitten, and when loggers attack the camp changes overtaking her body become a threat to all sides.

PETITE AVARIE

Directed by Leo Hardt, Manon Alirol

Laura is scared. Laura is sick. But Sylvain, her lover, is here to help. Really? A furious, cruel and funny movie.

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