- Year: 2021
- Duration: 120min
- Certificate: 18
- Type: Film
A selection of the scary, weird and wonderful from around the world and closer to home… showcasing the best up and coming talent. Mayhem Film Festival started out as a short film event and keeps its roots fed on the blood of new filmmakers.
There will be no adverts before this screening – it will start at the advertised time.
A TALE BEST FORGOTTEN [UK PREMIERE]
Dir. Tomas Stark
Duration: 5’11, Country: Sweden
In a house by a river that lamented as it ran, lived a father, and his daughter, and the dog-headed man… A murder ballad.
Dir. Ryan Graff
Duration: 8’1, Country: US
On her walk home, a young mother is lured into a tunnel, unaware of what has been awoken inside on the night of a black moon.
DEMON [INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE]
Dirs. Colin Friend & Mitch Findlay
Duration: 13’, Country: Canada
Two friends are cast into a nightmare after crossing paths with a strange man.
Dir. Aislinn Clarke
Duration: 2’52, Country: UK
While attending a free eye exam, a woman starts to think the optometrist may have nefarious
Dir. John Gray
Duration: 9’1, Country: US
A young boy must confront the demon who possesses his mother.
Dir. Jasper de Bruin
Duration: 14’55, Country: Netherlands
A heavily overworked nurse is being stalked by a mysterious figure during her night shift in the nursing home. While trying to tend to everyone’s needs, she also has to deal with her stalker and pushes herself to extremes.
THE THING THAT ATE THE BIRDS
Dir. Sophie Mair & Dan Gitsham
Duration: 11'52, Country: UK
Head Gamekeeper Abel discovers the Thing that is eating his Grouse and brings the horror back home to his already crumbling relationship with his wife.
Dir. Sid Zanforlin
Duration: 12’, Country: Canada
A young girl sets out to convince her father that her grandmother is not who she seems.
Dir. Carlyn Hudson
Duration: 10’57, Country: US
Kerry is at a sleepover with the socially awkward, mysteriously orphaned heiress Katie. Friendship--in a society that grows ever isolating--is explored as Kerry learns the hard way that Katie always gets what she wants.
Showing as part of Mayhem Film Festival - four days of horror, sci-fi and cult cinema.