2017 Feature Films

  • BUZZ SCREENING
    TBD screenings of popular films at the fest.
  • COLD HELL
    A young Turkish woman living in Vienna feels increasingly lonely after she witnesses a murder and finds herself next on the killer's agenda in this smart and gritty thriller from the director of ANATOMY and the Oscar-winning THE COUNTERFEITERS.
  • THE CURED
    A zombie virus has hit the world… but it has been cured. What's next for the ex-zombies who have returned to normal? David Freyne's debut feature throws lots of food for thought into the mouth of your mind.
  • DAN DREAM
    KLOWN duo Casper Christensen and Frank Hvam reunite for a true-life tale of epic failure. Witness the non-arrival of the Danish electric car!
  • DARKLAND
    An Iraqi doctor in Denmark seeks vigilante justice for his brother's murder when the police come up short, biting off more than he can chew in a world of gangs, drugs and underground fight rings.
  • DOWNSIZING
    Everyman Paul Safranek (Matt Damon) and wife Audrey (Kristen Wiig) decide to abandon their stressed lives in Omaha and move to a new downsized community in Alexander Payne's brilliant social satire.
  • THE ENDLESS
    When brothers Justin and Aaron return to the cult that they escaped from ten years ago, they encounter a web of secrets and mysteries that threatens to tear them apart.
  • FIRSTBORN
    Provocative Latvian director Aik Karapetian returns to Fantastic Fest with a new thriller that explores how far a meek architect will go to protect his dignity in the eyes of his wife in the aftermath of an attack.
  • FIVE FINGERS FOR MARSEILLES
    A troubled young man returns to the town he fled as a youth and is forced to confront his past (and the town's difficult future) in this gorgeous Sesotho language western.
  • GEMINI
    Our understandings of friendship, truth and celebrity are challenged when a heinous crime tests the complex relationship between a tenacious personal assistant (Lola Kirke) and her Hollywood starlet boss (Zoe Kravitz) in Aaron Katz's latest.
  • GENERATION B
    The generation gap has never been wider than it is in Pieter Van Hees' deliriously absurd satire, pitting old generation money against Millennial apathy — and the occasional naked anarchist — following Belgium's economic collapse.
  • GERALD’S GAME
    Flanagan unites with master of the macabre Stephen King for his cinematic interpretation of King's beloved GERALD'S GAME. Starring Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood, GERALD'S GAME delivers pitch-perfect performances in a faithful adaptation where the horrors of the mind are much worse than what's in front of you.
  • GILBERT
    GILBERT is the story of Gilbert Gottfried as never seen before, both a behind-the-scenes documentary and a poignant look at the life of a comedian who has more layers than most people can imagine.
  • GOOD MANNERS
    When lonely nurse Clara is hired as a nanny by wealthy Ana, she hardly expects anything like the friendship she finds with the lonely, pregnant woman. However, both women have dark secrets which will engulf all that they hold dear.
  • HAGAZUSSA - A HEATHEN’S CURSE
    Set in the 15th Century in the Austrian Alps, Lukas Feigelfeld's HAGAZUSSA takes us back to a dark period in which even the remotest parts of Europe suffered from the paranoia and superstition of the time.
  • HAUNTERS: THE ART OF THE SCARE
    Delving behind the scenes of one of America's most beloved seasonal pastimes, HAUNTERS shows the world of the people who make the scariest houses, mazes and experiences that range from the traditional to the controversial.
  • ICHI THE KILLER: THE DIGITALLY RESTORED DIRECTOR’S CUT
    The yakuza occupy a murky universe with more twists and turns than the Shinjuku alleys they call home. The mysterious disappearance of a Tokyo mob boss triggers a hunt to find him, dead or alive. The search leads to the city's most depraved clubs and sex dens and eventually to Ichi, the schizophrenic hitman behind the crime. Even more shocking is the discovery that the mastermind who hired Ichi is a fellow gangster out for revenge.
  • JAILBREAK
    Cambodia's traditional martial art of bokator is unleashed in all its bone crunching fury in this action-packed tale of police trapped in the midst of a raging prison riot.