IFC Middle began in 2018 what fest!? is artistic and curious on the lookout for a group the place you possibly can share experiences and be collectively. From brain sugar to distinctive movie experiences to unforgettable special events, what fest! There are more than just films, it's an experience. The 2019 pageant is simply across the corner and we've received a full movie composition right here. It's impressive!
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What The Fest!? 2019 Movie Configuration Discover
Opening Date: ON (World Premiere)
Wednesday March 20 19:00
Abstract: Larry Fessenden's Trendy Extract in Frankenstein The Vienna Fort is now a loft in Brooklyn and the flash is now an exquisite drugs that is but to be tested, but creation (Alex Breaux) continues to be product of lifeless body elements and nonetheless in an effort to study what it means to be human.
Earlier than the movie: Be a part of us
After the movie: The filmmaker Larry Fessenden and the forged look personally to Q&A.
Written and directed by: Larry Fessenden
Starring: David Call, Joshua Leonard, Alex Breaux, Maria Dizzia
TRT: 114 min
THE UNTHINKABLE ( NY Premiere)
Wednesday March 20, 21:45
Summary: THE UNTHINKABLE follows a musician, Alex (Christoffer Nordenrot), who has a tough beloved one. In line with his father, Bjorn (Jesper Barkselius), he seeks house and especially good previous occasions for his ex, Anna (Lisa Henni), the love of his life. When his mom dies unexpectedly among the many terrorist bomb attacks, Alex travels back to his hometown, which quickly assaults a wierd pressure using a chemical weapon that spreads by means of the rains and wipes the victims' reminiscences clear.
Movie: Be a part of us to listen to what Doomsday in New York meant
Directed by: Loopy Footage
Written by: Crazy Footage & Christoffer Nordenrot
Starring: Christoffer Nordenrot, Jesper Barkselius, Lisa Henni
TRT: 129 min
Language: Swedish (English subtitles)
DARLIN & # 39; (East Coast Premiere)
Thursday March 21, 19:00
Summary: Continued by Jack Ketchumin THE WOMAN – (Sundance 2011), Darlin is a youngster who does not differ from the remaining – except that he is raised with a wild lady. Now he’s separated from his family and placed in the renewal of Catholic women, and he is equated with society and taught the ways of the Lord. However Darlin's wild half isn’t distant, neither is the lady (author-director Pollyanna McIntosh, who returns to the position) who beloved, cared and cared for her, hoping to convey her family again collectively.
Before the movie: Jack Ketchum's tribute to the world's longest training group dedicated to horror history research, The Miskatonic Horror Studies Institute
After the Movie: Writer / Director
Written and directed by Pollyanna McIntosh
Starring Pollyanna McIntosh, Cooper Andrews, Nora Jane Noone
TRT: 101 min.
ONE CUT OF THE DEAD
Thursday, March 21, 21:45
Abstract: ONE CUT OF THE DEAD is a comedy made with a single shot zombie -movie. The movie has gained quite a few public awards at festivals all over the world, together with one of the best director and viewers award at Implausible Fest, and was nominated for seven Japanese Academy awards, including one of the best image and greatest director.
After the movie: New York's best low finances zombie auteurs advised their horror tales concerning the survival of a zombie movie
Written by: Shinichiro Ueda
Starring: Takayuki Hamatsu, Yuzuki Akiyama, Harumi Shuhama
TRT: 96 min.
THE WIND (NY Premiere)
Friday 22 March, 19:00
Summary: Lizzy (Caitlin Gerard) needs to be a great spouse and deal with their house, the youngsters, and patiently spend time till her husband returns when she waits alone within the giant, empty plains of the 19th century. However being your self in the midst of something the place only the sound of the wind can curl up in your toe isn’t that straightforward. Slowly, pure forces start to feed on paranoia. What if one thing else is there? When a brand new couple settles in a close-by house, Lizzy finds her friendship with one other younger lady (Julia Goldani Telles) and shares her biggest worry together with her. But soon he will remorse it.
Before the Movie: Be Able to Surprise!
After the movie: Emma Tammi, the filmmaker, will seem in individual to Q&A and be a part of us on the celebration at eight:00 am – 11:00 am within the Vol de Nuit. Convey your tickets to free drinks!
Director: Emma Tammi
Writer: Teresa Sutherland
Starring: Caitlin Gerard, Julia Goldani Telles, Miles Anderson
TRT: 88 min.
GREENER GRASS (East Coast Premiere)
Friday, March 22, 21.30
Synopsis: This deliciously twisted comedy is about on the Sundement's premature suburb, on prime time the place each adult uses their straight chain braces, couples coordinate rigorously printed outfits, and coveted relations are exchanged for multiple in this competitors for approval. Jocelyn DeBoer and Dawn Luebbe wrote, directed and starred within the brief film that gained the 2016 SXSW Award. Beck Bennett ("Saturday Night Live"), Neil Casey (GHOSTBUSTERS, "Inside Amy Schumer"), Mary Holland (MIKE AND DAVE NEED WEDDING DATES, "Veep") and D & # 39; Arcy Carden ("Good Place") Star . IFC Midnight Launch
Before the movie: Be a part of us for a celebration at eight:00 am to 11:00 pm at Vol de Nuit. Deliver your tickets to free drinks!
Written and directed by Jocelyn DeBoer and Daybreak Luebbe
Starring: Jocelyn DeBoer, Daybreak Luebbe, Beck Bennett, Neil Casey, Mary Holland, Arcy Carden
TRT: 101 min.
NIGHT (Premiere of North America)
Saturday March 23, 12:00
Summary: Norman (Caleb Landry Jones) is an artist dwelling in a spacious, seemingly abandoned loft building alongside the East River. He’s obsessive about the hearth that killed his mother and father when he was a toddler, and his life and art increasingly consumed this obsession. Ache prevails for trigger, understanding, and moral judgment. The loss fills his state where he lives, like a fireplace that will get oxygen, stormy and destroys every thing on the best way.
Writer and Director: Peter Brunner
Starring: Caleb Landry Jones, Eleonore Hendricks, Abbey Lee
TRT: 102 min
Nation: United States / Austria
DEAD CENTER NY Premiere)
Saturday, March 23, 14:30
Synopsis: At midnight morgue one night time, an unknown suicide victim comes to life and hides nearby. The subsequent day, Edward (Invoice Feelhely), a coroner who is meant to carry out post-mortem, can't discover this “John Doen” physique. As an alternative, a revived man is found in Daniel (Shane Carruth), a psychiatrist who believes that he is a catatonic amnesia, signifies him to a hospital department that does not know that the person had previously died. Absolutely unaware of each other, Edward and Daniel are starting to look for solutions to the same disagreeable case of the other ends of this hypnotic and horrifying thriller.
Before the movie: The horrible depths of the world of plumba pathology Brian D. Robinson, MD, Head of Surgical Pathology at Weill Cornell Drugs.
After the Movie: Filmmaker Billy Senese Seems
Written and directed by Billy Senese
Starring: Shane Carruth, Poorna Jagannathan, Jeremy Childs, Invoice Feeling
TRT: 93 min.
Panel – Feminine Hassle: Fearless Ladies Main The Approach To Horror, Fantasy And Pressure
Saturday March 23, 17:30
Summary: Ladies Have Been From the very starting, the history of horror, fantasy and pleasure, as creators, innovators and shoppers, plays a key position. But till lately, just a few have been capable of write and direct style films
The place once there have been few ladies who led giant genre movies – Katherine Bigelow's NEAR DARK (1987), Mary Lambert's PET SEMATAR ( 1989) and Mary Harron's AMERICAN PSYCHO (2000), for instance – within the last decade we’ve got seen a wave of filmmakers telling stories pushing style boundaries: Jennifer Kent (THE BABADOOK, 2014), Ana Lily Amirpour (GIRL WALKS HOME ALONE NIGHT, 2014), Karyn Kusama (INVITATION, 2015), Julia Ducournau (RAW, 2016) and Coralie Fargeat (REVENGE, 2018).
However how far have we come and the way much further do we have now to go? This panel brings collectively the sounds of the style movie change to discuss the challenges and alternatives dealing with ladies.
- Emma Tammi (Director of WIND)
- Roxanne Benjamin (Director of BODY AT BRIGHTON ROCK)
- Meredith Alloway (filmmaker, unbiased filmmaker)
- Other TBA
BODY AT BRIGHTON ROCK (NY Premiere)
Saturday March 23 at 19:00
Abstract: Wendy works as a park man, but typically he's a bit of careless. He could also be a bit of careless, a bit of too cool. When he gets to deal with mountain routes, which would mark his own method out of the woods, his pals try to talk about him. However Wendy ignores their considerations and heads out – ending up with the physique that breaks into Brighton Rock overnight. What might go incorrect? Magnet Publication
After the Movie: Filmmaker Roxanne Benjamin will personally seem to Q&A, be a part of us for a celebration at 9.00-11.00 in Vol de Nuit. Convey your tickets to free drinks!
Written and directed by: Roxanne Benjamin
Starring: Karina Fontes, Casey Adams, Emily Althaus
TRT: 88 min.
Language: English  SHADOW (NY Premiere)
Saturday March 23, 21.30
Abstract: Zhang Yimou returns to the field with an intriguing story of intrigue and motion in the Three Kingdoms. Wild and impressive ruler, his loyal however crafty commander, and double, he has arrange insurance for play games as a fraud when struggle rages by way of his kingdom.
Earlier than the movie: Get the within weight of New York's hardest-working stuntwoman from Kunty Suzuki.
Directed by: Zhang Yimou
Written by: Zhang Yimou & Wei Li
Starring: Chao Deng, Li Sun, Ryan Zheng
TRT: 116 min
Language: Mandarin English subtitles)
SATANIS: DEVIL & # 39; S MASS (Restoration World Premiere)
Sunday March 24 at 12.00
Summary: This 1970s American documentary takes us to the well-known "black house" In San Francisco, the place the Church of Satan was based. We also get a glimpse of the neighborhood round it, increasingly of those who aren’t too glad with the neighbors who’ve quite a bit to say about that foolish house. Nevertheless, the guts of the movie is the research of the former lion's murderer Antoni Sandor LaVey and the chief of this devil's worship cult, and their ideology, which focuses on the rejection of guilt, sexual freedom and suicide. A part of WTF!? The 2019 special focus of "Satan is Your Friend," taking a look at modern Satanism.
Directed by: Ray Laurent
TRT: 86 min.
We Bought Our Soul – Reside Speak and Ebook Signing
Sunday March 24 at 14.00
Discussion: Heavy Metallic – The subject of Congressional Consultations, its albums, Burned by Church groups, its musicians are delivered to justice and accused of roles in teenage suicide time and again… it's a whole lot of worry of the music that men who use an excessive amount of eye shadow. However heavy metallic has all the time been terrified, and in this particular hour-long exhibition, Grady Hendrix speaks of the scandal of heavy metals, its position in the satanic panic of the eighties, the history of heavy metallic in horror, and the way all this mess led to the creation of her latest novel, We Bought Our Soul.
Hendrix is greatest recognized for his prestigious novels Horrorstör (about haunted by IKEA), My Greatest Pal's Exorcism and Paperbacks From Hell, or for a few years as a Subway Cinema member, NYC's premiere Asian Asian films programming. His new novel takes the "satanic panic" of the 1980s (when some individuals thought you have been going to Hell to take heed to metallic) and put it in a very horrified and demented perspective that would convey 30 years of smart, rational considering. A part of WTF!? 2019 The particular focus of "Satan is Your Friend", an summary of up to date Satanism.
After the discussion: Signing the guide with the writer Grady Hendrix;
FREAKS (US Premiere)
Sunday March 24, 15:30
Abstract: Chloe (Lexy Kolker) is a younger woman dwelling together with her father Henry (Emile Hirsch) in an enormous, deserted home that has been cheated a type of fortress. Chloe has by no means been outdoors the home earlier than, however she trains every single day to ensure she will stay in the improper id she'll need to take when she's able to work outdoors. Henry entertains her daughter and seems like a sweet father until the day she virtually will get out and she or he turns, shouting at him: “You're not yet regular! You’ll die when you go out! “But Chloe has different plans that don’t by chance collide with the ice cream truck and its driver (Bruce Dern) who are making an attempt to attract a bit of woman to an enormous, dangerous world.
Before the movie: Be a part of us for ice cream!
After the movie: The filmmaker Adam B. Stein will appear in individual to Q&A.
Written and directed by: Zack Lipovsky & Adam B. Stein
Starring: Emile Hirsch, Bruce Dern, Lexy Kolker
TRT: 104 min
Country: United States / Canada
] HAIL SATAN? (NY Premiere)
Sunday March 24, 18:15
Synopsis: The film follows Sunday's delivery, a mysterious organization led by Lucien Greaves. The soul of America. The primary rally of the temple was the Florida State Capitol's Step in 2013, where the group is engaged in demonic masks and took the flag that proclaimed “Hail Devil! Hail Rick Scott! “However regardless of its identify, the true objective of the temple is to remind people who our nation was based to separate the Church and the State, claiming that in case you are welcomed into Christianity within the classroom, you will need to additionally call Satan. Because the organization grows, it focuses on selling social justice, revealing hypocrisy and supporting true spiritual freedom in all its types. Part of WTF!? The particular focus of 2019 "Satan is your friend," taking a look at modern Satanism.
After the movie: Pay the tenth to Devil earlier than the topic of the film and Lucien Greaves, the spokesman of Satan's temple, will appear in individual to Q&A, then be a part of us at Completely satisfied Hour at 20.00 – 21.00 at Vol de Nuit. Deliver your tickets to free drinks!
Directed by: Penny Lane
Featuring: Lucien Greaves
TRT: 95 min
Closing Night time: WHY DON "YOU!" (North American Premiere)
Sunday, March 24, 20.45
Abstract: WHY YOU NEVER! is a stylized, dark action comedy a few group of people gathered in police detective Andrei's condominium: his horrible daughter, an indignant scammer and a cheated police officer. Each considered one of them should need to take revenge. The movie is a narrative of crime, corruption, greed, trouble-free households, unexpressed love and much and plenty of blood – proudly displaying its effects when it guarantees its own path
Earlier than the movie: Stand-up comedy! As a result of who might be more enjoyable with the thought of "why not just die" than comedian Harrison Greenbaum (Final Comedian Standing).
After the movie: Filmmaker Kirill Sokolov will seem in individual to Q&A.  Written and directed by Kirill Sokolov
Starring: Alexander Kuznetsov, Vitaliy Khaev, Evgeniya Kregzhde
TRT: 100 min.
Language: Russian (English subtitles)
Flag Pricing and Info
Screening for DEPRAVED Movie and Opening Night time: $ 25 ($ 20 for IFC Middle Members), Movie Solely: $ 20 ($ 15 IFC Middle Members)
Movie Exhibits Tickets are $ 17 for Adults, $ 12 IFC Middle Members
Discussions and Panels Tickets are $ 12 for adults, $ 8 for IFC Middle members.
Tickets for all exhibitions can be found online at WhatTheFestNYC.com or personally at the IFC Middle office, 323 Sixth Avenue (West 3rd Road), open every day from 10:30 to 10:00.
Ultimate Ideas  Wow, What a Composition! It appears that evidently they have an awesome pageant this yr. I am jealous! I might like to go right here. Seems to be explosive
What skinny, horror fam? What What Fest! movie sounds most fascinating to you? Which one are you desperate to see? Are you going this yr? Inform us in the feedback!
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