Goodbye & Goodnight-One last goodbye before Top Knot Detective

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One last talkshow before Johan stops being a festival director! Tears, hugs, corpse paint, song and dance, surprises and maybe a lobster…..  Read More

Midnighters

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Lindsey and Jeff Pittman are on their way home from a New Year’s party. Their marriage is frosty, the atmosphere is tense and the darkness lies like a damp blanket over the roads. Suddenly a man appears on the road in front of them and the disaster is a fact before they have barely blinked. They have run him over. Properly. And what follows is a staggering spiral into the darkest corners of the human mind and life as more clusters, truths and dark secrets come up into the... Read More

47 Meters Down

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The oceans finest villain is back! And as usual, it’s looking for blood. Human blood! The shark does not stop fascinating and terrorizing us – perhaps more in our phobias and movies than in reality, but still, the horror is realer than real. After a tough break-up, Lisa (Mandy More) travels to Mexico with her sister Kate (Claire Holt) to lick her wounds and forget her sorrows. Once in the holiday paradise, they meet with two fancy and adventurous locals (Yani Gellman... Read More

Into the Forest

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8-year-old Tom and his 11-year-old brother Benjamin have barely met their dad since their parents divorced several years ago. The boys live in France with their mother but now they’re about to spend their summer with their estranged father who has moved to Stockholm. Tom is nervous and reluctant, something that does not feel right and the feeling will not leave him alone. The man who says he is their father behaves strangely and Tom sees terrifying visions. Suddenly, their dad... Read More

Schneeflöckchen

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Sometimes things happen when you least expect it! The program was set, the screening times were set and it was just the fine details left, or so I thought. Then a festival friend contacted me with a tip about a movie and because she usually has a good taste, I gave it a chance and oh by, am I happy that I did! That movie was this, the German Snowflake or Schneeflökchen as it’s called in it’s original language! The most fucked up German fairytale since the Brothers... Read More

SHORT BEFORE FEATURE: Krampus

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As tradition dictates two guys in southern Germany visits families and play Saint Nicholas and Krampus. Krampus is the one who, according to legend, punishes those children who have been bad. In this version the legend has a kernel of truth. However, exactly how things are is not revealed until the end. Text: Jimmy Seiersen  Read More

Juleblod

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Christmas came early this year! For this year’s closing ceremony, we will have both at short and a feature film. We start with the short film Krampus, by Christof Pils. As tradition dictates two guys in southern Germany visits families and play Saint Nicholas and Krampus. Krampus is the one who, according to legend, punishes those children who have been bad. In this version, the legend has a kernel of truth. However, exactly how things are is not relevant until the end. But... Read More

Top Knot Detective

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What do you get if you take one part Forgotten Silver (Peter Jackson’s mockumentary about a New Zealand film pioneer), one part Sion Sono and a whole lot of sake? Well then you get Top Knot Detective, a wonderfully entertaining mockumentary about a forgotten Japanese Samurai TV series! In the early 90s, a little known Japanese Samurai/Detective series hit Australia where it quickly became a cult hit. In Japan it was called ‘Ronin Suiri Tentai’ (Deductive Reasoning... Read More

Scumbag

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When his DJ career doesn’t pan out as he would have thought, Phil has to find another way to make a living. Before he knows it he gets hired by a local telemarketing company. It doesn’t take long before he realises why it was to easy for him to get the job, the company seems to hire just about anyone! His colleagues consists of lunatics, junkies, killes and ex-criminals. In a line of business already notorious for its lack of morality, Phil does everything he can not to get... Read More

Animated shorts: Animated, but not for the kids

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A selection of animated shorts containing: Malgrin Debotté – The Boy with the Magic Moles Robotherapy The Eye of the Storm Martyrdom of Old Saint Nick Conte Oriental Graveland Josephine Junk Girl 14 Anna    Read More