October 17-24, 2008 - 8 Nights Of Thrilling New Movies!
Shorts After Dark (International Short Film Showcase)
10 Short Films, 102 Mins
Sunday, Oct 19 2008, 3.45 pm, Bloor Cinema
Note: Screens at same time as Zombie Walk
$12 ($10 Students)
SHORTS AFTER DARK comprises 10 absolutely mind-blowing new horror, sci-fi, action, and cult short films from around the world, including a number of international award winners. Highlights include SHUT-EYE HOTEL the latest twisted hilarious short from double Oscar Nominee Bill Plympton (whose feature IDIOTS & ANGELS also screens in the fest). Co-presented with the Worldwide Short Film Festival.
The Attack of the Robots from Nebula-5 (2008)
Spain / Sci-fi
Chema Garcia Ibarra
Almost everybody is going to die very soon. One man knows this and no one is listening.
USA / Experimental
Musical tennis balls, orbital toothbrushes, tangos with cars… These are just a few of the episodes in this hysterical and visually astounding experimental sketch comedy.
The Goblin Man of Norway (2008)
In this marriage of Errol Morris and John Carpenter, a Norwegian crew of filmmakers document the extraordinary discovery of a 100,000 year artifact buried beneath a glacier.
I Live In The Woods (2008)
USA / Animation, Musical, Horror
Your mouth will hang open in ludicrous awe as a guy with a purple coloured beard bellows out his song of cheer and bloody destruction.
German / Sci-fi, Horror, Action
Benjamin Diez and Marinko Spahic
Two dealers are planning one last job, pity it had to involve brain-sucking, kung fu fighting aliens!
Martians Go Home: The Revenge of Sara Clockwork (2008)
Spain / Sci-fi, Horror
Aliens, zombies, sonic head explosions, and bucket loads of 80s nostalgia accompany this short about a boy and his love for the theremin.
Notes from the Acrid Plain (2008)
USA / Sci-fi
An informative examination of those who dwell on the mysterious Acrid Plain. Hosted by renowned naturalist Burton Hoary.
Shut-Eye Hotel (2007)
USA / Animation, Horror
Award winning animator Bill Plympton (I Married a Strange Person, Idiots and Angels) invites you to spend an evening at the Shut-Eye Hotel. We’d provide testimonials, but all their customers keep ending up dead!
USA / Animation
Ahh, the escapades of a fleeting romance.
The Queen (2007)
USA / Animation
A brief, but beautiful look at the plight of a kingdom mourning the disappearance of their queen.
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