2018/Carlos Meléndez/12 m, 29 sec/Mexico
Pablo is a young man who winds up on the wrong internet page. He thinks he’s chatting with a girl on a dating site. Instead, this is the beginning of a cruel game. The life of a young woman’s father is at stake.
2018/Quentin Porte & Jean-Baptiste Beltra/8 min 26 sec/France
Hidden away in the countryside lies a chateau listed for sale. The interior at first inspection shows nothing but the decay of time and lonesome demeanor. Victor the inheritor of the house however after inspecting its halls, is greeted by a flamboyant man and his singing that will wake the slumbering chateau into merry madness. Discover the true nature of the house, its charismatic occupants and the fate of it all.
2018/Anton Olandersson/12 min/Sweden
The closest we have to an arthouse film this year! We see a dead woman at floor. We hear a voice that direct us to another place in the house. This continues and some scenes are indoors and some outdoors. In some scenes monitors show a course of events that could have the outcome that started the film. Even though the film is a series of tableaus a disturbing soundtrack and the strange instructions sets a nice unpleasant mood at the viewer.
Deja Vu/Déjà Vu
2017/Olivier Labonté Lemoyne/9 min/Canada/2017
We have all had it, the feeling that you have experienced something earlier, in exactly that way. The protagonist of this film has this feeling when she meets up with a friend to tell him some good news. The unsettling thing is that the deja vu does not reassemble something that has happened but a nightmare she has had.
2017/Stellan Kendrick/3 min 54 sec/USA
A little girl wakes up in her bed, she hears strange sound that comes from downstairs. Slowly she walks up to the door and peeks outside, she sees nothing so she keeps on walking towards the staircase. Their she sees the stuff of nightmares and rushes back into her room and hides beneath her cover and starts praying in the hope that god or jesus could save her…
2018/Paul Gustavsen/08 m 22 sec/Norge
A young woman goes to bed while her boyfriend is out drinking and won’t be home until later. In the middle of the night she wakes up as she can hear him stumbling in. But is it really him? In this film the horror strikes where you think you can be safe, your home.
2018/Santiago Menghini/09 min/Canada
There are few things so scary in movies as when there is another version of your loved one and you don’t know who is the real one and who’s the evil. That is the momentum of this film but as any good scary movie it is not that predictable and what is the right choice is not always that clear.
2017/Gaelle Mourre/14 min 59 sec/Great Britain
An aspiring artist gets invited to a dinner, with portfolio in hand she is greeted by a cold maid and the heads of stuffed animals. As she is led by the maid, the peculiarities of her visit starts to show. Peculiarities that should alarm her as she is seated alone at a great table before a banquet of food. The young woman is soon joined by a man, whose taste appears one part art and one part macabre. What are the true intentions of this eccentric man.
2018/Fabien Montagner/ 04 min 45 sec/France
The friend is a chilling thriller that transitions into horror. It begins with the loud banging on a door, followed by a mother’s words to ward of an insistent visitor. As the film progress the lines between what is real or imaginary blurs. The mother in turn tries to cope with the horror that plagues her house.
Who’s That at the Back of the Bus
2018/Philip Hardy/04 m 42 sec/ Great Britain
An old lady is traveling by bus and thinks that she has the top deck to herself. However, she will soon start to suspect that she’s not alone as she sees something in the reflection of the mirror. This something is getting closer and closer, up until the surprising ending.