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Cobble Hill Cinema
Sunday, 1:00PM to 2:45PM
October 20, 2019
Conventions are shattered throughout this subversive and genre-bending collection of shorts, which push horror in wild new directions that include nihilistic poultry conspiracies, homicidal zoo animals, real world tragedies and psychedelic freak-outs.
Please Speak Continuously and Describe Your Experiences as They Come to You, dir. Brandon Cronenberg (Canada)
A patient at a psychiatric hospital receives a brain implant that allows her to relive her dreams.
Bad Seed, dir. Guilherme Daniel (Portugal)
Marriage is already tough as is, but when a seed is planted in their outdoor garden, things go from bad to much, much worse.
MJ, dir. Jamie Delaney (United Kingdom)
Unable to connect with her peers in the real world, an antisocial and disturbed woman turns to social media for acceptance.
Lili, dir. Yfke Van Berckalaer (Netherlands)
Auditions can be hell for any aspiring actress. Just ask Lili.
The Video Store Commercial, dir. Cody Kennedy, Tim Rutherford (Canada)
Just as his low-budget commercial is finally shooting, a VHS shop owner has to suffer the consequences of his clumsy staff’s destruction of a cursed tape.
Valerio’s Day Out, dir. Michael Arcos (USA)
Following a horrific and casualty-ridden rampage, a drugged-up jaguar recounts his crimes in this mesmerizing, zoo-twisted play on serial killer cinema.
The Obliteration of Chickens, dir. Izzy Lee (USA)
The impending end of civilization is bad enough, but what makes it all worse? Goddamn poultry.
The Haunted Swordsman, dir. Kevin McTurk (USA)
Puppeteer extraordinaire Kevin McTurk’s latest entry into his SPIRIT CABINET shorts series sends a samurai and his trusty severed head on a journey into the unknown.
Girl in the Hallway, dir. Valerie Barnhart (Canada)
The tragic case of a missing child is told through pain-driven narration and remarkable chiaroscuro animation.