Weird and Wonderful World
Filmmakers showcase the strange in this selection that veers between the weirdness of folk horror to a wonderful celebration of Afro-futurism.
Short films programmed by Nellie Alston, Philip Ilson, Aduke King and Elaine Wong.
Singapore, 1998. At the peak of the Asian financial crisis, an ordinary family head to Sentosa island and face unknown terrors.
In this British folk horror, three siblings in a rural town stumble upon a local community centre and family secrets are unravelled.
Animation & Artists Moving Image202112 mins
Bill and Deb struggle to see eye to eye as their last-ditch camping trip takes a sinister turn, in this hilariously bizarre animation.
At the end of the world, Max is desperate to be with the woman he loves. But his destiny lies less in some dystopian space odyssey than an Afrofuturist dream.
There’s a sinister presence living in the attic, and a young girl (Sandra Guldberg Kampp, Wildland) is torn by her desire for a local boy and her ties to something evil at home.
There’s a new born calf. It’s bleeding and screaming. A vet (Steven MacKintosh) is called in, but the locals treat him with suspicion.