Friday, Nov. 9th
USA – 17 Minutes – ANIMATION – Directed by Miranda Javid
A wisp of smoke rises through Los Angeles, while mourning her imminent disappearance. In the midst of her nervous breakdown, she encounters other disenfranchised beings, the Other bodies of the city, and the intervening self of a form that is no longer singular.
NEW ZEALAND – 10 Minutes – SHORT – Directed by Deejay Williams
Haunted by his past, a loving family man is emotionally unhinged when his divorce pushes him to the brink of depression. Uncanny circumstances present a mysterious little girl who will change his prospective on life forever.
TAIWAN – 4 Minutes – ANIMATION – Directed by BadBadMeowMeow
Listen up Pro Gamers, this will be your Love Fable! Let’s load both love and hatred into this video game, and play the Game of Love with SuperMeowMeow. How many broken hearts have been taken by DemonMeowMeow?
GERMANY – 16 Minutes – SHORT – Directed by Linda Gasser
How will Big Data eventually effect our individual freedom? It’s the year 2184 and big data is omnipresent. A sophisticated system has been developed to analyze people. Perfect partner recommendations have become the norm. But Achille wants to find a partner by himself.
Friday, Nov. 9th
Friday, Nov. 9th
Documentary Feature Film
USA – 65 Minutes – DOCUMENTARY FEATURE – Directed by Liz Witham
Built over 200 years ago in a small Wampanoag community at the Western tip of Martha’s Vineyard island, the Gay Head Lighthouse is one of America’s most famous beacons. From whaling days to electrification, “Keepers of the Light” tells the story of evolving technology, heroism and shipwrecks, and the people who are called upon in each generation to keep the light, woven with the story of the recent race against time to save the historic lighthouse from falling over the edge of the rapidly eroding cliffs.
USA 16 Minutes – SHORT – Directed by Laurel Vail
Three women going to a three day metal festival in the desert find something disturbing in the freezer of their isolated vacation rental.
SWEDEN – 15 Minutes – SHORT – Directed by Måns Berthas
Lukas, a young dedicated metal head, is visiting his recently departed grandfather at the hospital. Despite the bloodline, he doesn’t want the old man to be buried in the family grave. Dark secrets come to light, and when opportunity comes, he seeks revenge.
USA – Wisconsin 80 Minutes – NARRATIVE FEATURE – Directed by Ryland Brickson Cole Tews
Although not particularly scary, it does feature a monster and it was made in Milwaukee so welcome to Psychofest! An eccentric ship captain and a group of specialists attempt to hunt down the wiliest creature of the deep – the Lake Michigan Monster. Banned in four lakes, this madcap comedy (filmed in black-and-white) harkens back to creature features of yore with a briny aesthetic all its own, harkening to the absurdist fantasy stylings of Guy Maddin.
FRANCE – 108 Minutes – NARRATIVE FEATURE – Directed by Coralie Fargeat
Jen is enjoying a romantic getaway with her wealthy boyfriend until his two sleazy friends arrive for an unannounced hunting trip. As tension mounts in the house, the situation abruptly and viciously intensifies, culminating in a shocking act that leaves Jen brutalized and left for dead. Unfortunately for her assailants, she survives and soon begins a relentless quest for bloody revenge. Contains graphic violence and nudity.