We're back at B-Lage and this time we're screening a program dedicated to one of our favorite horror tropes - cannibalism!
This is a donation-based event.
Cannibal Shorts Program:
(Content Warning: Abuse)
Sorry, We’re Closed (6:20), Written and Directed by Alexis Makepeace, Canada, 2016
Charlotte feeds her morbid curiosity by capitalizing on the unsavory demeanor of the men who visit her late night diner.
Waste (15:51), Written and Directed by Justine Raczkiewicz, US, 2016
Roger lives a grim and detached life, picking up medical waste for a living, but looks forward to his evening meals with his quirky roommate and foodie, Olive. But as the meals become increasingly strange, Roger must ask himself how far he will go for love?
Leonarda (10:45 min), Directed by Luca Brinciotti, Italy, 2016
Based on the True Story of the female Italian serial killer Leonarda Cianciulli, known as the "Soap-Maker of Correggio". Leonarda killed three women and boiled their bodies with caustic soda to make soap and cookies.
Buffet ist eröffnet (6:31), Directed by Daviel Shy, Austria, 201
Four rolls of super 8 film and four pig hearts from the friendly female butcher congeal into this orgy of lesbian cannibalism. Not quite vampires, and not quite zombies, here the undead are spread sans fear. These not-so-little deaths are just the beginning.
The Contest (7:54), Written, Produced and Directed by Aimee Morgan, US, 2017
Female-driven horror/dark comedy about an annual cherry pie contest in a small town where one - or more - of the contestants is a murderer.
Eat Me (9:05), Directed by Helena Aguilera, Mexico, 2018
Late at night, two policemen attack the owner of a local restaurant. When her sister steps in and saves her, the secret ingredient of their sandwiches is revealed. It’s to die for!
Friendsgiving (6:30), Directed by Samantha Kolesnik, US, 2018
A young woman thinks she’s arriving at an ordinary Thanksgiving dinner, only to discover that she’s caught in a rather different sort of ritual, and the food on offer is not what she expected.
Madame Macabre Tells a Terrible Tale of Tongues (12:22), Directed by Tracy Rosenblum, US, 2017
After receiving a mysterious birthday gift, young Beatrice decides that she has had enough of the plump, cooked tongues that her mother prepares for dinner every night. But the tongues have not had enough of her.
The Only Thing I Love More Than You is Ranch Dressing (1 min), Directed by Sydney Clara Brafman US, 2018
Ranch. Dipped. Chicken. Fingers.
Metamorphosis (14:40), Directed by Elaine Xia, US/China, 2017
A woman in 1990s Hong Kong accidentally kills her alcoholic husband in self-defense, and finds a unique way to dispose of the evidence.