The 54th BFI London Film Festival is delighted to announce that this year’s programme includes a strong selection of HORROR AND SCI-FI films. This is part of a worldwide selection of 197 features and 112 shorts from 67 countries. The 54th BFI London Film Festival, in association with American Express, runs from October 13 – October 28.
Horror and Sci-Fi FEATURES:
End of Animal: Dir, Jo Sung-Hee – Maybe the most striking debut in Korean film history, this pocket-sized apocalypse shows the day when electricity disappears and the road becomes a dog-eat-dog world.
KABOOM: Dir, Gregg Araki – An ‘old school Gregg Araki movie’, Kaboom is smart, sexy and so much fun…
MARS: Dir, Geoff Marslett – An inventive slice of slacker sci-fi packed with wit and ideas.
LET ME IN: Dir, Matt Reeves – A shy young boy realises his new friend might not be the innocent she first appears in this atmospheric and ultramodern vampire tale.
RARE EXPORTS: Dir, Jalmari Helander – Santa Claus is coming to town, but spreading Christmas cheer is not at the top of his list…
WOMB: Dir, Benedek Fliegauf – Eva Green and Matt Smith star in an usual love story, exquisitely designed and photographed.
Horror and Sci-Fi SHORTS:
All Flowers in Time: Dir, Jonathan Caouette – An evil signal broadcast by Dutch TV convinces young boys and girls that they can shape-shift into other people – and monsters.
Cosmic Alchemy: Dir, Lawrence Jordan – A voyage in the celestial realm, out beyond consciousness, steered by amaster of mystical transformation. Wondrous visions are charted on star maps from the Harmonia Macrocosmica to a spellbinding drone track by
Bit: Dir, Jonathan Kable – Keep your eyes on the road…
Half Hearted: Dir, Max McGill – Mike wakes up from a big night out with more to worry about than a nasty hangover. A lot more.
The Legend of Beaver Dam: Dir, Jerome Sable – A ghostly tale around the campfire awakens an evil monster. It’s up to nerdy Danny Zigwitz to be the hero and save his fellow campers!
Mary Last Seen: dir, Sean Durkin – A young couple embark on a road trip to a beautiful and peaceful place. But a series of strange events occur on their journey, and it becomes clear that their relationship is not what it seems; and their destination is not what was promised.
Vlog: Dir, Yariv Barel and Mor Kaplansky – A teenage girl, equipped with her handy-cam, quietly leaves her sleeping family and abusive home.