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SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019
10:00 0h45

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Palais K, Level 4

ARCTIC CHILLS

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Ashely SAVARD, Jerri THRASHER, Sardana SAVVINA, Elin MARAKATT, Sinituuli KALTTOPÄÄ, Marc FUSSING ROSBACH

Produced by: International Sámi Film Institute, ImagineNative

Country of production: Canada, Norway, Greenland, Russia, Finland, Sweden

Original title: Arctic Chills

Genre: Supernatural

Language: English, Sakha (Yakut), Sámi, Inuktitut

Contact: Liisa HOLMBERG - International Sámi Film Institute - liisa@isfi.no

As the world warms, Nothern horror rises. An anthology of five supernatural stories created by Indigenous filmmakers from the circumpolar Arctic presents terrifying beings and ancient horrors never before seen on screen. Arctic Chills brings audiences into icecold landscapes on the edges of survival in the Earth’s Far North.

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SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019
10:00 0h45

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BREEDER

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Jens DAHL

Produced by: Beo Starling

Country of production: Denmark

Original title: Breeder

Genre: Horror

Language: Danish

Contact: Amalie LYNGBO QUIST (Beo Starling) - amalie@beofilm.dk

Rose loves her boyfriend William, but is frustrated with his lack of sexual desire for her. Suspecting an affair, she finds out that William and his mentor Isabel Ruben are holding women captive in an abandoned dairy. Rose herself is captured, and learns about William’s dark sexual desires. And slowly she uncovers the truth behind the nightmarish experiments conducted on the women and, eventually, herself.

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SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019
10:00 0h45

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Palais K, Level 4

CURSED

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Salomeya SABKO, Maria DUDKO

Produced by: Bazelevs Entertainment

Country of production: Cyprus

Original title: Cursed

Genre: Drama, Horror

Language: English

Contact: Maria ZATULOVSKAYA (Bazelevs Entertainment) - maria@bazelevs.com

Five teenager’s lives are transformed forever after they become unwitting witnesses to one girl’s death on Instagram live. But was it a suicide, or something far more sinister?

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SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019
10:00 0h45

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INSIDE

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Elise SALOMON

Produced by: Against the Wind Productions, The Production Company, 77 Films, Fantastic Films, Eggplant Picture & Sound

Country of production: Ireland, Canada, USA

Original title: Inside

Genre: Horror

Language: English

Contact: Heather BUCKLEY (The Production Company) - hb@heatherbuckley.com

On Ireland’s mystical Aran Islands, an American therapist arrives to treat her new patient: a recently widowed composer imprisoned in his remote cottage by agoraphobia. Helping him confront his loss conjures past traumas of her own – and the terrifying possibility tha tthe true source of his suffering may be a dark force rooted in the land itself.

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SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019
10:00 0h45

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Palais K, Level 4

LAYERS OF LIES

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Ramin SOHRAB

Produced by: Sonram Productions

Country of production: Finland, Iran

Original title: Layers of Lies

Genre: Action/Adventure

Language: English, Farsi, Finnish

Contact: Ramin SOHRAB (Sonram Productions) - raminsohrabusa@gmail.com

Firefighter Sam Kashani intervenes in a desperate hostage situation between business rivals while evacuating a burning office complex in Tehran. Years later, his wife is kidnapped and Sam finds himself at the center of a revenge plot between the arsonist who set the fire and his business partner who has built a commercial empire on corruption.

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SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019
10:00 0h45

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MERSEA

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Lindsay MACKAY

Produced by: Devonshire Productions, Paul SCHERZER

Country of production: Canada

Original title: Mersea

Genre: Fantasy

Language: English

Contact: Paul SCHERZER - paul@sixisland.com

Meredith, a mythical siren, was condemned to live in a rapidly agein human body after breaking the rules of the sea by saving the life of a drowning child. When the boy returns 15 years later, the two are irresistibly drawn into a dangerous relationship.

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SATURDAY 18 MAY 2019
10:00 0h45

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SLASH/BACK

Category: Proof of Concept

Directed by: Nyla INNUKSUK

Produced by: Scythia Films, Mixtape VR, Stellar Citizens

Country of production: Canada

Original title: Slash/Back

Genre: Action/Adventure, Science-fiction

Language: English

Contact: Daniel BEKERMAN (Scythia Films) - scythiafilms@gmail.com

When Maika and her ragtag friends discover an alien invasion in their tiny arctic hamlet, it’s up to them to save the day. Utilizng makeshift weapons and their horror movie knowledge, the aliens soon realize that you don’t mess with girls from Pang.

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SUNDAY 19 MAY 2019
16:00 1h

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Palais K, Level 4

THE FURIES

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Tamae GARATEGUY

Produced by: Rio Films, Crudo Films

Country of production: Argentina

Original title: Las Furias

Genre: Drama, Western

Language: Spanish

Contact: Sof‎ía TORO POLLICINO (Rio Films) - sofiproduccion@gmail.com

Leónidas and Lourdes fall in love, but their families separate them violently. After five years they meet again to end their tragic destiny by taken revenge on those who hurt them, but they discover the amazing truth and everything will change for ever.

 

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SUNDAY 19 MAY 2019
16:00 1h

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MARIONETTE

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Elbert VAN STRIEN

Produced by: Accento Films, Bosbros

Country of production: The Netherlands, Luxembourg, Scotland (UK)

Original title: Marionette

Genre: Thriller

Language: English

Contact: Claudia BRANDT (Accento Films) - claudia.brandt@accentofilms.nl

Child psychiatrist Marianne Winter moves to Scotland to start a new life after the tragic death of her husband. She immediately starts treating a disturbed ten-year-old boy called Manny, who draws pictures of terrible events and claims he can control her future. When his drawings seem to come true in real life, Marianne begins an obsessive quest for the truth that will derail her life.

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SUNDAY 19 MAY 2019
16:00 1h

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A NIGHTMARE WAKES

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Nora UNKEL

Produced by: Zed.Film

Country of production: USA, Canada

Original title: A Nightmare Wakes

Genre: Horror, Thriller

Language: English

Contact: Robert MENZIES (Zed.Film) - rob@zed.film

A psychological thriller about the creation of the novel Frankenstein as told through the life of its author, Mary Shelley.

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SUNDAY 19 MAY 2019
16:00 1h

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PG (PSYCHO GOREMAN)

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Steven KOSTANSKI

Produced by: Crazy Balls Inc.

Country of production: Canada

Original title: PG (Psycho Goreman)

Genre: Comedy, Horror, Science-fiction

Language: English

Contact: Peter KUPLOWSKY (Crazy Balls Inc.) - peter.kuplowsky@gmail.com

A brother & sister unwittingly resurrect an ancient creature buried in their backyard. The monster was once an intergalactic menace, but now finds itself at the mercy of these precocious children & forced to obey their every command. An absurdist adventure ensues, brimming with cosmic action, outrageous comedy & freaky comic-book violence.

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SUNDAY 19 MAY 2019
16:00 1h

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SKIN WALKER

Category: Buyers Showcase

Directed by: Christian NEUMAN

Produced by: Calach Films, Caviar

Country of production: Luxembourg, Belgium

Original title: Skin Walker

Genre: Thriller

Language: English

Contact: Jesus GONZALEZ ELVIRA (Calach Films) - jg@calachfilms.eu

When her grandmother is brutally murdered, a fragile young woman must return to the countryside she has struggled to escape in order to engage with the family guilt she’s tried to shut out of her life – and to connect with the brother she has never known.

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SUNDAY 19 MAY 2019
16:00 1h

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SLAXX

Category: Buyers Showcase

Genre: Comedy, Gore

Language: English

Original title: Slaxx

Genre: Comedy, Gore

Language: English

Contact: Anne-Marie GÉLINAS (Emafilms Inc.) - amg@emafilms.com

When a mild-mannered, average, size 12 cashier working alongside pencil-thin society girls in a trendy clothing store witnesses their grisly deaths at the hands (legs?) of a possessed pair of designer jeans, she must get to the bottom (ass?) of what’s driving SLAXX and try to stop the slaughter.