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.
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.
BELLADONNA OF SADNESS
A young and in love Jeanne is attacked by the local lord and makes a pact with the Devil himself in one of the most important rediscoveries of this year. Never before released in the US, this seminal psychedelic masterpiece has been painstakingly restored in 4k digital.
Berberian Sound Studio
Strange things occur after a British audio technician is summoned to Italy to work on a gory giallo film.
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.
Drunker than a Skunk
Animation vet and Fantastic Fest fave Bill Plympton’s latest is a wily adaptation of Walt Curtis’ 1973 poem 'The Time The Drunk Came To Town And Got Drunker Than A Skunk, Or So He Thought', about a roving drunk who is brutally tormented by mean-spirited townsfolk.
When Li Xianje's beautiful girlfriend dies in a tragic accident, he attempts to harness his Temporal Dilation Disorder in order to travel back in time and save her!
This WTF animated short made for New Zealand’s 48Hrs Furious Fimmaking Challenge spends six mind-melting minutes entrenched in the desperate delusions of an insomniac. The most essential psychiatric fantasy musical since ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER.
THE WOLF HOUSE
An animated tale, supposedly restored from the archives of a German colony by the Chilean government, THE WOLF HOUSE is the unsettling story of Maria, punished with a hundred nights alone in a cabin in the woods.