Your stylist is there for job interview haircuts, wedding hair, family photo hair-do’s, funeral haircuts: they are always there for every major event in your life and they probably know things about you that you haven’t told your best friend, but ultimately, they are your employee and that is where things get tricky. Have you ever really thought about your stylist and how they receive all of this information?
As mental illness becomes a topic that is less taboo, more films seem to be willing to address the subject in a real way. First time feature writer/director Sabrina Mertens tackles this by sewing together fifty seven still life pictures of a family that is drowning in mental illness.
Queer Horror Shorts...Queerness is an integral part of horror’s tapestry and has been throughout the genre’s histories in both literature and film. It’s only natural considering the genre is where we bear witness to our anxieties and re-consume them. And, though LGBT themes in horror often appeared coded in the past, like in the case... Continue Reading →
Swallow...Director: Carlo Mirabella-DavisWriter: Carlo Mirabella-DavisStars: Haley Bennett, Austin Stowell, Denis O'Hare ReviewWe may be in the #MeToo era, but women are still living in a reality of being the “lesser” gender and many women still find themselves trapped in McMansion prisons while convincing themselves that they are lucky and happy to have such an existence.... Continue Reading →
Dark Whispers Vol 1...Directors: Angie Black (Birthday Girl), Jub Clerc (Storytime), Lucy Gouldthorpe (Grillz), Katrina Irawati Graham (White Song), Janine Hewitt (The Intruder), Briony Kidd (Watch Me), Isabel Peppard (Gloomy Valentine), Marion Pilowsky (The Ride), Madeleine Purdy (Little Sharehouse of Horrors), Megan Riakos (The Book of Dark Whispers), Kaitlin Tinker (The Man Who Caught a... Continue Reading →
Final Girls...The fifth edition of Final Girls Berlin Film Festival will take place between February 6 - 9, 2020 at City Kino Wedding continuing to raise the bar by showcasing horror written directed, and/or produced by women and non-binary filmmakers.Festival co-director Eli Lewy calls this year's festival edition the "most expansive and international yet, presenting... Continue Reading →
Final Girls Berlin Film Festival...The 4th edition of Final Girls Berlin Film Festival will take place in Berlin, Germany from January 31st to February 3rd 2019. FGBFF showcases horror films that were directed, written, and/or produced by women and non-binary filmmakers from across the globe. This year the program consists of seven feature films, eight... Continue Reading →
Final Girls Berlin Film Fest...The third edition of the Final Girls Berlin Film Festival will take place February 1-3, 2018.FGBFF showcases horror cinema that’s directed, written, and/or produced by women. We are committed to carving out space for female visions in horror, whether monstrous, heroic or some messy combination of the two. We place priority... Continue Reading →