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RI International Horror Film Festival @PPL

Sunday, October 20, 2013

2:30 PM-4:30 PM

Cost: Free and Open to the Public

Providence Public Library
150 Empire Street
Providence, RI 02903

Auditorium (3rd Floor)

INSPIRED BY: Films with a Lovecraftian Flavor

 

The Hungry Corpse | Gergely Wootsch, Director | United Kingdom | 10 min. | 2013

A short tale set in London's bustling, yet desolate Trafalgar Square about an ancient, rather hungry Corpse and... a Pigeon. Voiced by Bill Nighy ('Love Actually', 'Pirates of the Caribbean') and Stephen Mangan ('Green Wing') the film is a tale of companionship but also, a textural imprint of a dark, monochrome London from the perspective of a still, solitary protagonist. Produced as part of the first year of the Collabor8te short film funding scheme, The Hungry Corpse is a result of a fond collaboration between scriptwriter James Pout and Royal College of Art alumni animator Gergely Wootsch.

 

The Winter | Teresa Sutherland, Director | USA | 14 min. | 2012 1872, a year after watching her husband dragged screaming into the darkness, a solitary woman works to survive in the frigid wind of frontier Kansas. She spends the lonely days preparing for her nights. She makes candles, gathers wood, watches the never-ending horizon to ensure she is inside before the sun disappears behind the Earth. Every night she arms herself with her rifle. Every night she surrounds herself with light. Every night she fights off sleep as she waits for the creature that took her husband, and every night it returns. It comes with a purpose. It comes for her.

 

Derrière les arbres (Behind the Trees) | Alexis Taillant, Nicolas Lheureux, Directors| France | 30 min. | 2012

Roman, twenty-six years, and Sebastian, twenty-eight, are brothers and live in their family home adjoining the forest. Roman, weakened by a motorcycle accident, is the victim of strange visions. His brother is unable to understand his torment. When Sebastian announces the decision to Roman and go live with Anna, forcing the sale of their house, the situation escalates from bad to worse.

 

Horizonte | Aitor Uribarri, Director | Spain | 24 min. | 2012

The world as we know ended, only its ashes are left. In a desperate attempt to bring the family together, Ana and her mother begin a dangerous journey where they'll face the monsters that now rule the Earth and an even more dangerous one: the one we all carry inside...

 

MiMic | Brandon Duemmier, Director | USA | 15 min. | 2012

Tim Collins's life is slowly spiraling out of control and comes to it's breaking point in the eye of a South Florida hurricane. He seeks shelter from the massive force in an abandoned motel and just when things couldn't get worse, he discovers an old, black & white television that sees 15 seconds into the future. With this chance encounter, an epic battle of Man vs. Fate ensues, launching Tim down the rabbit hole where his darkest demons have lied dormant for years.

 

Compulsion | D Edwardz, Director | Australia |15 min. | 2012 Sophie fears for her life when her husband begins to suspect she's having an affair.

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