Short Films Block 2
Each short film block features a selection of different films ranging from direct adaptations of Lovecraft's work to stories heavily inspired by his brand of cosmic horror.
When a young caregiver and her unsavoury boyfriend attempt to steal from an elderly couple, their plans unravel as they meet an unexpected fate beyond their imagination.
Play It All Night Long
Convinced his career is the result of years of otherworldly possession, a troubled LA punk frontman must face his demons - both real and metaphorical - in a maximum-volume battle for survival after a bandmate's attempt at an intervention spirals into supernatural mayhem.
CW: flashing images, body horror, references to depression and mental illness, and an attempted suicide
At the end of his life, a writer recollects his visit to Beaumanoir, forty years earlier. The strange customs of the folks he met back then left him scared with an unspeakable burden. By telling his story, his hope is to exorcise his past and finally rest in peace.
Death Parts Us
Based loosely on a character from "Call of Cthuhlu", "Death Parts Us" explores nostalgia's relationship to grief. After losing his wife, Henry turns to an old power to bring her back, only to find that “when we mourn our losses, we also mourn ourselves” and that nostalgia comes at the sacrifice of sanity.
With dreams of quick fame and fortune, five Maui teens set out to create a viral video based on ancient Hawaiian mythology. It doesn't go as planned.
In this sci-fi retelling of Edgar Allan Poe's "The Tell-Tale Heart," a pair of astronauts work on a small space station orbiting a distant planet. As the mysterious narrator attempts to convince himself of his sanity while describing his brutal act of murder, he becomes haunted by a thunderous heartbeat that could only come from the far reaches of space.