Short Film Block 2
Main short film block screenings with visiting filmmaker Q&A will take place at the RISD Metcalf auditorium in the Chace Center at 20 N. Main St., with auxiliary showings at the smaller AS220 Black Box theater downtown.
The music video for Necronomidol's 2018 single, "Strange Aeons" from the album VOIDHYMN. Necronomidol are a 5-piece alternative idol band from Japan, with many songs inspired by or based on the works of H. P. Lovecraft and his contemporary Weird fiction authors.
1907, Massachusetts. A scholar drifts from his path and finds himself in a house he takes for deserted. Deserted, apart from a beguiling book containing dark secrets that exerts a powerful hold over those who come into contact with it.
When Anya’s husband mysteriously falls ill she has no choice but to seek the advice of the old Crone who lives in the forest. The Crone explains that the illness is a curse from a winter demon known as the Leshiy, and the only way to save her husband is to invite the monster into her home.
In a Foreign Town
Based on the stories of acclaimed horror author, Thomas Ligotti. A troubled man recounts a strange childhood journey to a town with no name.
Z-GOAT: First Bleat
The year is 2078. Resources are scarce and the world is slowly dying. Darwina the young huntress will encounter a new threat very soon.
With a new apartment, a writer descends into creativity and madness. Part of the 2019 Straight 8 film competition - One super 8 cartridge, no postproduction, filmed in sequence, original audio track composed without seeing the film.
Archie arrives at an old farmhouse for a dangerous tryst, only to have his plans interrupted by a strange creature come up from the lake. And the foreign tones she speaks in may be more seductively deadly than anything Archie was prepared for. A fable adjacent to the Lovecraft Mythos, 'Neris' features the little spoken language of R'lyehian.