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2.2 SAMSTAG SATURDAY 22:30h FESTIVAL PARTY shorts At our festival party, we will screen music videos and experimental films. There will also be a live performance. OETZI - “Hounds” (3:26) Directed by Akiko Sampson, US, 2018 A music video for the post-punk and dark punk band Ötzi. A girl waits in alone at home for someone to come home who never comes, caring for her stuffed animals and imaginary friends. Meanwhile, the band pays homage to Hecate, goddess of night, crossroads and witchcraft. Finally, the girl finds her inner goddess, stops waiting, stops pretending, and walks away to determine her own fate. LOVESICK (8:23) Directed by Cassandra Sechler, US, 2018, European Premiere Enter a dying alien's fantasy about having sex as a human. CHORAL HEARSE - “An Abduction” (5:39) Directed by Tom Moore, Germany, 2018 In this music video for the Berlin-based, female/non-binary witch metal band, Choral Hearse, Tom Moore reappropriates footage of female protagonists from various horror films to create a technicolor phantasmagoria. ATLAS WORLD (7:09) Directed Morgana McKenzie, Canada, 2018 A malignant spirit forces a girl into a perilous journey through a watery underworld. -- An authorized music video for "Atlas World" (Solomun Day Remix) by Liu Bei. 23h SHORTS PROGRAM 5: MIDNIGHT MOVIES FRIENDSGIVING (6:30) Directed by Samantha Kolesnik, USA, 2018 A young woman thinks she’s arriving at an ordinary Thanksgiving dinner, only to discover that she’s caught in a rather different sort of ritual, and the food on offer is not what she expected. NEPENTHES (5:18) Directed by Ariel Hansen, Canada, 2018, German Premiere Max is desperate to make a meaningful connection, but when she decides to meet an online dating match at home she gets herself into a painfully sticky situation.