SCI-FI: 2BR02B: To Be or Naught To Be

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We’re in Chicago in the dystopian world of 2204. Mankind has managed to deal with overpopulation with a strict policy, a new life for an old one. A man who just became a father is sitting in a waiting room. His grandfather has agreed to exchange his life for that of the child. A big dilemma arises when his wife gives birth to triplets. All the children can’t live according to the aforementioned policy. The film is based on a short story by Kurt Vonnegut who also wrote... Read More

Bakerman

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Never corner a baker… Jens (Mikkel Vadsholdt) has accepted far too much for too long. Being the shy night-owl he is, he keeps to himself, but the world will not let him be. The new master baker’s quality starts slackening, and when a bunch of yobs one day smash the window of Jens’s car, he takes one of them out. Intoxicated by his own new unexpressed vigour, Jens comes out of his shell, but the destructive driving force leads him towards a free fall. A film that... 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

DEAD OR ALIVE: Bon Appétit

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A man dressed in a suit arrives late one evening at an abandoned building. It is used as a restaurant, but seemingly only for this particular occasion. There is obviously some secrecy involved. It turns out that the menu is something out of the ordinary in this bizarre story that is really about a power struggle. Text: Jimmy Seiersen  Read More

HORROR: 03:36

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In the middle of the night we see a woman standing in the bathroom while we hear a thunderstorm roam outside. The woman stands there while she starts having visions or manifestations in her own mind. But what is happening? Is her sanity slipping away and what lies beyond the mirror? Text: Robin Jakobsson  Read More

HORROR: Behind

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Arianne is a divorced mother who is obsessed witht the idea that her ex-husband might take her child. At a party a mysterious woman tells her that a strange figure is following her around, a terrifying looking man. Back home something from her worst nightmares will come alive. Text: Robin Jakobsson  Read More

Saving Sally

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Last year we screened one of Avid Liongrens short films and this year he’s back with his feature film Saving Sally, a labour of love that took nearly 12 years to make. Marty is an aspiring comic-book artist who is secretly in love with his best friend, Sally, the gadget inventor. Like every love story, there are complications: Sally has monsters for parents and a literal dick for a boyfriend, while Marty has the innate ability to do nothing about everything despite his vivid... Read More

Crone Wood

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Found footage might be one of the toughest sub-genre to renew and bring originality into, which is why we are so happy to have this gem in our program. Lucky for all of us Mark Sheridan debut feature Crone Wood, shows us how found footage can be used to bring a great twist to a story, with more than breaking twigs. Crone Wood bring us into the Irish forest together with two young people, Danny and Hailey, who just met the night before. They have decided to go camping and investigate... Read More

MÉLIÈS: MeTube 2 – August sings Carmina Burana

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A man who is apparently levitating on the square has a cassette/vinyl player and a sign beside him. It says that for one euro he sings a solo version of Carima Burana. For three euros you get a super-duper version. So what does this mean? For starters, it turns out that the vinyl player is a robot and he starts to conduct a cheer-leading squad in BDSM outfits. But this is just the beginning. In 2014 we screened MeTube: August sings Carmen ‘Habanera’. It was one of... Read More

MÉLIÈS: The Art of Not Appearing

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We get to follow the story of two ghosts who lives parallel with the living without being seen. Their paths are crossed after the object which Laurits are haunting gets moved to new home. This meeting forces both of them to question their reasons for haunting. Text: Robin Jakobsson  Read More