Short Films Block 5
Short films from around the world, ranging from literary adaptations to original works of Lovecraftian terrors and cosmic horror!
The Pit and the Pendulum - a musicabre
Musical short film adaptation of the classic Poe story. A desperate composer imagines himself both the victim and the Inquisition in Poe’s “The Pit and the Pendulum”. Reality and fantasy converge with frightening consequences.
LIFELESS is a poetic ghost story about a Woman seeking to connect with the world. While she yearns for nature, for interaction, for connection, she realizes she is no longer part of the world that once was there.
Why We Don't Visit Anymore
Jr, his younger brother Eyo, and dad have been going through a hard time recently. A weekend trip to Grandma’s is just the thing they all need, to ease their minds. Father is extremely secretive about his family, and Grandma never visits. In fact, they haven't met her before.
Orphanages are filled with devastating sadness, fading glimmers of hope, and weird mysteries… that sometimes turn into deadly traps. After all, childish curiosity can be somewhat treacherous. But is it all so black-and-white? Simply about good and evil? Is there no in-between? No secret deals behind the walls of reality? Does every child beyond this doorstep follow their path towards doom? And for what? Well… the new kid has just arrived! So let’s find out where this mystery will lead him, shall we?
Mel is the only survivor of a psychedelic death cult from the 70's. Thanks to his friend Alice he's finally ready to follow his old cult members and reunite with THE GODS.