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).
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 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.
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.
In a rundown centennial building in the heart of Mexico City, Susana, the doorkeeper, prepares to collect one tooth per apartment: the monthly rent.
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.
On Halloween, two friends Skype each other with creepy stories of a particular bent.
A young woman is trapped in her apartment by her childhood imaginary friend, who has come back to haunt her.
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.
Laura is scared. Laura is sick. But Sylvain, her lover, is here to help. Really? A furious, cruel and funny movie.