Holiday Horrors (Shorts)
12 International Short Films | 86min
Winter solstice. On the darkest night of the year, all the creepy creatures come out of the woodwork. Crazy elves, demonic babies, ruthless mafia gangsters, cruel monsters, devilish elderlies and know-it-all men spread fear and terror. Who can save us from evil? Women!
Friday, 21.12. | 22:30 Uhr
A Christmas Wish
Nick Burridge, Peter Haynes | Mystery | 3min | New Zealand 2016 | OV | German Premiere
Christmas in New Zealand sucks. It’s too hot, there are mosquitoes everywhere, and not a snowflake in sight. But when Lisa wishes for a white Christmas one year, she gets a lot more than she bargained for.
A Piece of Christmas
Kristofer Ström | Animation | 1min | Sweden 2012 | OV
Santa isn’t that nice, is he?
Nicholas Santos | Horror, Comedy | 4min | USA 2017 | OV
In the final act of a slasher film, Bruce attempts to reclaim his manliness and impress the final girl by finishing off the killer.
Charnstar Anderson | Action | 14min | Australia 2018 | OV
Like ‘Die Hard’ … with Pizza.
Je suis Albert / I am Albert
Aurélia Raoull | Horror, Comedy | 3min | France 2017 | OmeU | German Premiere
A grandma is offered a dog by her grandchildren to keep her company. Little they know about her diabolical hobby.
Nothing to declare
Mal Young | Animation | 8min | UK 2017 | OV
An adventurous young backpacker returns home on Christmas Eve, from a year traveling in Brazil, eager to see his beloved family. He discovers that a seemingly innocuous transgression has had catastrophic consequences.
Jan Bauer | Dark Drama | 7min | USA 2018 | OV | German Premiere
On typical day, there are more than 20,000 phone calls placed to domestic violence hotlines nationwide. On average 20 people per minute are physically abused by an intimate partner in the United States right now.
Foragida / Runaway
Adan Sousa | Drama, Thriller | 6min | Brasilien 2015 | OV
In a Christmas night a woman makes a decision that will change the course of her life.
Adam Gonzalez | Horror | 21min | USA | 2017 | OV | German Premiere
A woman finds herself trapped in a basement with no memory of how she got there. As she’s tormented by her kidnapper, she slowly regains her memory and realizes why she was taken.
Jared Carney | Horror | 2min | Canada 2018 | OV | German Premiere
Santa’s worst fear.
Jorge Jaramillo | Animation | 3min | Colombia 2015 | OV
On Christmas Eve, a little girl is woken up by a noise. Thinking it’s Saint Nicholas leaving her presents, she walks through the darkness of the living room, only to find that something has taken over her house.
Helsinki Mansplaining Massacre
Ilja Rautsi | Horror, Comedy | 15min | Finland 2018 | OmeU
A woman desperatly struggles to survive a pack of men who just want to explain everything to her.