Films: Animal Abuse

  • The ABC’s Of Death
    Twenty-six directors. Twenty-six ways to die. Co-produced by Drafthouse Films, and finally ready to be unleashed—see what happens when you give more than two dozen of the most brilliant filmmakers from around the world free reign to indulge their creative impulses and black humor. From A to Z, it’s got something for every genre fan and is like nothing you’ve ever seen before.
  • The Age of Curious
    Luca Toth’s Royal College of Art graduation film is a tactile, subversively sensual coming of age film that explores the rituals of puberty and the mysteries that lay beneath manes of flowing hair.
  • ANOMALISA
    Charlie Kaufman’s newest story, a revolutionary and emotional stop-motion animation, follows an unhappy customer service guru looking for an escape from the monotony of his life.
  • O’Apostolo
    Gothic legends are brought to life by gorgeous stop-motion animation in this adult fantasy film from Spain.
  • Baskin
    A group of Turkish police called in for backup in a desolate area stumble upon a squalid and blood-soaked den of satanic ritual. The latest from Fantastic Fest alumnus Can Evrenol (TO MY MOTHER AND FATHER) is a visceral trip into the darkest pits of a very palpable evil.
  • Beasts in the Real World
    Sol Friedman follows up his brilliant LOVE SONGS FROM AN ANDROID and A MESSAGE FROM YOUR ROBOT PRESIDENT with this iconoclastic blend of documentary, animation and action fantasy about an exasperated amphibious creature recalling the adventure that led him to a sushi restaurant chopping block. Director Sal Friedman and Producer Sarah Clifford-Rashote LIVE in attendance!
  • Cheap Thrills
    A recently fired father facing eviction is paid to take on an escalating series of insane challenges from a rich couple with a twisted sense of humor.
  • COLOSSAL
    Fantastic Fest favorite Nacho Vigalondo (TIMECRIMES) wrings an extraordinarily potent allegory for personal responsibility and emotional toxicity in this witty and absorbing drama about an alcoholic (Anne Hathaway) who discovers an improbable connection between herself and a giant monster ravaging South Korea.
  • Cub

    Cub

    Dir. Jonas Govaerts
  • Cub
    A boy scout troop goes on a camping trip that they will never forget in this brutal, uncompromising horror film.
  • Danger 5
    It’s World War II and there’s nothing Hitler won’t do to take over the world! Dinosaur men! Love potions! Giant robots! And all that stands in his way are the intrepid forces of the DANGER 5!
  • A DARK SONG
    Sophia is a determined young woman who hires a weird occultist to perform a ritual which will risk not only their lives and souls, but also the very essence of their being.
  • Day 40
    Last year’s Fantastic Shorts winner Sol Friedman (BEASTS IN THE REAL WORLD) returns with a new animated film about what really happened on Noah’s Ark… and it ain’t pretty. You could say it’s a clusterfuck of biblical proportions.
  • Eega

    Eega

    Dir. SriSaila Sri Rajamouli
  • Eega
    A murdered man reincarnates as a fly to wreak vengeance on the villain who took his life and his lover. EEGA is an inventive, insane take on a revenge story unlike anything you've seen before.
  • Errors of the Human Body
    Plagued by the memory of the infant son he could not save, geneticist Geoff Burton plunges into a web of intrigue, jealousy and lies in this icily precise thriller.
  • The Fake
    Yeun Sang-ho’s follow-up to THE KING OF PIGS tells the story of a brutal scumbag who tries to expose a religious fraud.
  • Flesh

    Flesh

    Dir. Carlos Gomez Salamanca
  • Flesh
    The faces and impressions surrounding an animal sacrifice in Columbia are brought to life in an animated reconstruction from actual video archive footage that counters the profane with the abstract.
  • FOLLOW
    When he blacks out after receiving a strange Christmas gift from his girlfriend, Quinn (Noah Segan) wakes the next morning to find his whole world crumbling around him.
  • Fuck Up
    Clearly it’s all the moose’s fault. Jack had everything under control until his best friend crashed into a moose on the Swedish border. With a trunk full of cocaine. Now it’s all gone to shit.