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Offscreen’s Thematic Modules 2009

Monday, March 2nd, 2009 by Vomitron

Offscreens Thematic Modules 2009   module pictogram offscreen 2009cr 300x205 news Upcoming Thursday, 5th of March, the extravaganza spectacularrr of Offscreen Film Festival 2009 will kick off at Cinema Nova. Here are some of the main thematic modules and the films & events scheduled within (click links, more info):

First Off-screenings:  new releases & premières

Raro Italiano: Giallo, Poliziottescho & Fumetti Neri

Post-Apocalyptic Film: Post-Nuke Mayhem, End of the World & Last Man on Earth

Ozploitation: Australian exploitation films

William Castle: Retrospective tribute to the King of Gimmicks

Interactive Cinema: Power to the people… or how to terrorize your audience

Concerts: Calibro 35 & The Error Team

Kinoautomat: One Man and his House

Monday, March 2nd, 2009 by Vomitron

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Kinoautomat is the first interactive movie whose plot and story are fully determined by the viewers. First shown during the world exhibition of 1967 in Montréal, “One Man and His House” was written and directed by members of the Czech new wave cinema as an effective satire of democracy. This, at the time, unique project allows the viewers to decide the course of events in the film by means of voting buttons.

Now, forty years later, the project has been restored for new viewing purposes. Offscreen Film festival, in collaboration with Bozar Cinema and the Czech Centre of Brussels will present this artistic hybrid, crossing film and performance, to Belgian audiences. Be part of it on the 7th of March.

More info, plot synopsis and new trailer can be found here.

Kinoautomat is part of Offscreen’s Interactive Cinema module, which also schedules a symposium on the phenomena, a tribute to William Castle and more.

Vampire Lincoln (and boobs)

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 by Sterf

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An action-comedy starring Abraham Lincoln as bloodsucking fiend you say? For free? Why not.

The internet short-film The Transient was released this february to view online through their website, or alternatively after the more in it’s full 25 minute HD glory.

After the more you can also watch the teaser trailer for Boob, another short-film about what appears to be…violent boobs? Again, why not.


Pictures of Splice

Thursday, February 26th, 2009 by Sterf

Pictures of Splice   splice 150x150 news The people at Bloody Disgusting got their hands on some interesting pictures of the movie Splice, which are really worth checking out.

The movie is about two scientists who get famous for their species made by mixing animal DNA, and take it a step further when they try to mix human and animal DNA.

Which doesn’t turn out all that well, judging by the pictures.

To view the pictures, go to the gallery at BD

Nuns and Pigs

Wednesday, February 25th, 2009 by Sterf

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Again, not in the same flick. Just announcing that indie-director Richard Griffin, has released a trailer of their upcoming movie Nun of That and is about to premiere April 10th. Looks very…indie, but interesting exploitation indeed. Naked nuns & guns and all that. Check their website here. View the trailer in HD by clicking more.

In other news, The Pig People has two new trailers at their official website.