Final Girls Berlin Film Festival June '17 Edition - Page 8
16:00 Shorts Program 3 - Is it Dead?
Horror loves to play with a viewer’s expectations. A seemingly lifeless body
could be so many possible things… dead, comatose, undead, a cyborg at
rest, an extended performance in service to the spectator’s morbid desire
to gaze without consequence…
Directed by Victor Palacios, Produced by Elena
Albert, Spain, 2014
Mary needs a heart donor for her father. Luckily she works
at the morgue. Monica has an idea: steal it from work.
What Remains (06:45)
Directed by Denne Sritharan, US, 2017
Brenna has to cope with her mother’s delusion of caring
for her father’s corpse, while she and her younger sister
have to process the loss themselves.
The Awakening of Selma (9:30)
Written & Directed by Andrea Ferge, Brazil, 2016
Selma has been in a coma for over four years and her
family hired the young Valeria to be her caregiver. The
only thing that Valeria doesn’t know is that Selma can’t be
Wakey Wakey (5:45)
Written & Directed by Rebecca Gransbury, UK, 2015
After an office party, two nurses discover an abandoned
morgue and continue drinking. They ignore the body on
the slab until it starts to groan. (German Premiere)
Night Shift (9:38)
Written & Directed by Emily DiPrimio, USA, 2015
A girl’s first day at a strip club takes many twists and turns.
No Strings Attached (3:30)
Directed by Courtney Rawitscher, US, 2016
A schoolgirl is transformed into something that is
anything but ordinary. (World Premiere)