Final Girls Berlin Film Festival June '17 Edition - Page 5

A devoted cult gathers in an ice-skating rink for mass suicide. All are complicit but one. At the eleventh hour a young woman called Josie begins to doubt her faith in Doug, the charismatic cult leader. 20:15 Feature: Women Who Kill (1:33:00) Ex-lovers and current true-crime podcast partners Morgan (Ingrid Jungermann) and Jean (Ann Carr) get caught in a cycle of suspicion and paranoia when Morgan begins a new relationship with the beautiful Simone (Sheila Vand), who they suspect may have close ties to their murderous research subjects. Written & Directed by Ingrid Jungermann, US, 2017 The Kingdom of Doug (15:00) Written & Directed by Victoria Thaine, Australia, 2012 22:15 Shorts Program 2 - Phantasmagoria A surreal array of nightmarish figures, fantasies, landscapes, scenarios. This is a program marked by spectacle, by atmosphere, by apparitions, and by subtle and creeping hauntings and obsessions. Roger Ballen’s Theatre of Apparitions (5:00) Written & Directed by Emma Calder and  Ged Haney, UK, 2016 An animated theatre of dismembered people, beasts and ghosts, dance, tumble, make love and tear themselves apart, a nightmarish subconscious world, in black and white. Several women describe their personal experiences with the psychological phenomenon called sleep paralysis, in this animated documentary. A Blurred Line (4:37) Written & Directed by Neela Tayade, India, 2016