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Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego

Festivals Showcase, Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego

Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego

Museum of Photographic Arts
February 17, 2017 6:00 pm

Description

Come see what has given Horrible Imaginings Film Festival the reputation for screening some of the most innovative and exciting new genre films! This selection of dark stories showcases the brilliant diversity of voices working in horror today, and explore fear through horror, comedy, science fiction, satire, and even musicals! Beware! Some out-there content contained within! Walk the dark side with us

In This Program


  1. Little Boy Blue

    Nathan Keene / Festivals Showcase, Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / Australia / 2015 / Drama / 29 mins
    On a rural farm, a lonely girl must face her own dark desires when she discovers a boy held captive in a neighboring farm’s barn. Cast: Nina Louise, Jessica King, Harry Peek, Julie-Anne Breen

  2. Bionic Girl

    Stephanie Cabdevila / Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / France / 2015 / Musical / 14 mins
    A scientist has created her own android clone to replace her so she can face the outside world. Cast: Clémentine Poidatz, Laurianne Mortureux, Antoine Levannier

  3. Death Metal

    Chris McInroy / Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / USA / 2016 / 5 mins
    A metalhead gets passed down a satanic guitar that riffs to shreds. Cast: Kirk Johnson, Michael Dalmon, Will Elliott

  4. The Disappearance of Willie Bingham

    Matthew Richards / Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / Australia / 2016 / 13 mins
    Willie Bingham is the first man to undergo a radical new justice program. The government has introduced Progressive Amputation as a punishment for capital crime — the real life version of ‘an eye for an eye’. The controversial procedures, performed live in front of victims’ families, stop only at their request. A fantastic metaphorical meditation on the nature of capital punishment from Australia. Where is the line between justice and vengeance? Cast: Greg Fryer (The Sapphires), Kevin Dee (Submerge, Swallow, Strange Bedfellows)

  5. Kaddish!

    Emeline Castaneda / Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / France / 2014 / Musical / 6 mins
    Who knew a bit of friendly conversation at a rest stop bathroom could trigger such a terrifying situation. A short musical film that blends both high tension and righteous humor! Cast: Steve Achiepo, Alexandre Pivette

  6. Night of the Slasher

    Shant Hamassian / Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / USA / 2015 / 11 mins
    An Oscar-qualified short film! Night of the Slasher is a 'shot-in-one-take' slasher film about a teenage girl who must commit horror movie sins by drinking alcohol, doing drugs, and having sex in order to lure a masked killer and exact revenge. Cast: Lily Berlina, Scott Javore, Adam Lesar, David Swann, Eve Constance

  7. Postpartum

    Izzy Lee / Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / USA / 2015 / 6 mins
    "Not everyone is meant to be a mother." Good intentions lead to disastrous results when a woman visits a new mom. Fun Fact: Postpartum star Kasey Lansdale is also a prominent country singer and the daughter of legendary horror author Joe Lansdale. Listen to the Horrible Imaginings podcast with her here! Cast: Kasey Lansdale (Christmas with the Dead), Diana Porter

  8. The Procedure

    Calvin Reeder / Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / USA / 2016 / Narrative / 4 mins
    A man is captured and forced to endure a strange experiment. It's probably not what you think it is. Hilarious and guaranteed to make you squirm! Cast: Christian Palmer, Frank Mosley

  9. Watchbear

    Cesar Saldana / Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / USA / 2016 / 6 mins
    A small boy finds a guardian in the form of a teddy bear after he is attacked by a monster. Cast: Chance Caeden, Kristin McGuire, Vester Banner, Ruben Padilla

  10. When Susurrus Stirs

    Anthony Cousins / Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego / USA / 2016 / 10 mins
    A body horror tale like no other. The story of one man's bond with a parasitic creature that could result in the end of us all. A man finds purpose in his meaningless life when he becomes Host to an ancient creature named Susurrus. Cast: Nathan Tymoshuk Format: DCP

Dates & Times

Horrible Imaginings: Bringing Darkness to Sunny San Diego

Museum of Photographic Arts
February 17, 2017 6:00 pm