CineArt * QFFU: Queer Horror Shorts
August 25 @ 20:30 – 23:00
Come see horror and queer horror shorts at De Nijverheid. Prior to the films, there will be a special and spooky drag performance by Tom Poessy on the culture terrace.
Estigma (2018 / Spain / 16 min / Spanish with English subtitles / David Velduque)
It’s Friday night, the doorbell rings and Alex opens the door to his worst fear… This body horror crawls under your skin and at the same time tackles important issues within the community.
MonsterDykë (2021 / Canada / 5 min / English with English subtitles / Adelaide & Mariel Sharp)
This experimental and controversial short in black and white won the Audience Award at the last edition of Final Girl Berlin – a film festival dedicated to horror films made by women and non-binary filmmakers. A portrait about queer love, desire and lust.
Polter (2019 / Spain / 10 min / Spanish with English subtitles / Alvaro Vicario)
José faces a paranormal event that breaks into his home. As he fights for his life against the supernatural powers, Jose will have to discover the secret behind the phenomena if he wishes to regain control of his home.
Freza (2020 / Russia / 14 min / Russian with English subtitles / Anna Melnikova)
Sasha is a manicurist, agrees to the offer of the mysterious client to have a good time together. The main character does not even suspect what this adventure will result in.
The Little Demon (2018 / Belgium / 13 min / English with English subtitles / Carol van Hemelrijck)
Every night, the same thing happens over and over. Giles and Sean’s daughter runs around the flat, screaming, scratching walls – possessed by a demon. They’re terrified of their own daughter and don’t know what to do about it…
Not Your Ordinary Sister (2019 / Slovenia / 4 min / Slovenian with English subtitles / Maša Zia Lenárdič & Anja Wutej)
A queer satire which addresses both the startling popularity of lesbian vampire films as well as the lack of proper representation in queer cinema on the subject of queerness within the conservative and patriarchal religious organizations.
Innocent Boy (2020 / USA / 14 min / English / Brock Cravy)
This drenched in neon, obscure and aesthetic short set in a creepy ranch in Texas is a queer fever dream. We won’t give too much away, you will have to experience it.
Prior to the films, there will be a special and spooky drag performance by Tom Poessy on the Culture Terrace of De Nijverheid.