Midnight Movies

Midnight Movies

Saturday, 18. Mar 2023 // 23:00 Uhr @ Ostentor Kino
Monday, 20. Mar 2023 // 22:00 Uhr @ Leerer Beutel Filmgalerie

A Bloody Graveyard Story
Germany 2022, color, 3 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Vanessa Stachel
Production: Luca Merkle
Three teenagers sneak into an eerie cemetery at night to summon an exceptionally terrible ghost with an ancient ritual. But they did not expect what they encounter there.

India 2022, color, 25 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Ravi Shankar Muppa
Production: Ravi Shankar Muppa
A lonely motel receptionist makes an extra buck by selling the hidden-cam videos of his unsuspecting guests on the internet. But when one such guest turns out to be a young girl at risk of being trafficked, he faces a crisis of conscience.

Germany 2022, color, 4 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Mona Keil
Production: Isabella Braun
Meaty creatures must learn to share their juicy world with the pesky little bugs, before they run dry.

Staging Death
Austria 2022, color, 8 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Jan Soldat
Production: Jan Soldat
Udo Kier dies his way through film history. He screams, falls, lies, is cut into pieces, shot or commits suicide. Again and again his empty gaze, again and again his rigid body. These representations of death merge into a montage of the most diverse shots, film formats, special effects and sound designs.

Germany 2022, black & white, 14 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Dominik Balkow
Production: Dominik Balkow
"Jasmin sees a fist-sized hole in a brick wall. She’s hypnotically drawn to it and can’t focus on anything else. An increasingly morbid obsession begins, until the hole suddenly disappears…"
A surreal short film about the horrors of addiction.

Two to Tango
Belgium 2021, color, 18 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Dimitri Sterkens
Production: Xavier Rombaut
Twelve world leaders assemble in a war room to play a game on life and death in which they have to dance tango. Last man standing.

Poland 2021, color, 5 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Julia Siuda
Production: Robert Sowa
The heroine loses control of her anger. Growing anger, frustration and aggression seek an outlet. Losing herself in emotions, she cannot stand the tension.

United States 2022, color, 9 min, OV, Engl. sub
Director: Marcus Nash
Production: Christina Howard-casey
When a charming hipster picks up a car from a Russian mechanic garage, cultural misunderstandings abound.