Das Programm in deutsch Directors Spotlight 2019 | Julian Richards (German) Timetable
 

7th HARD:LINE FILM FESTIVALS PROGRAM
Wedneday 2019-09-25
 

Wed, 2019-09-25 | 8:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
I SEE YOU

What begins as an aesthetically provocative ghost story continues with a twist that you certainly won`t see coming. I SEE YOU is a highlight in this years genre portfolio. A must-see.

„A beautifully crafted puzzle of a horror movie“
(The Verge)

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I See You

 

Wed, 2019-09-25 | 10:30 pm | Ostentor Cinema
ARTIK

Good upbringing and education is sometimes a bit tricky. However, what Artik teaches his foster son bears little relation to the subject of mathematics, physics or biology. Well, maybe biology. Raw, abrasive, good!

European Premiere | Guest

„Geek-culture meets punk rock with a bloody twist“
(Fangoria)

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Artik

Thursday 2019-09-26
 

Thu, 2019-09-26 | 4:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
VOLITION

Mindfuck meets Slacker. A beast of a film bursting with coolness and imagination. VOLITION is able to revitalize a genre, presumed more than dead by many, with Machiavellian wit & cunning.

German Premiere

„Picture this Robert Rodriguez creating his own version of Inception mixed with Looper“
(wolfofgeekstreet.com)

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Volition

 

Thu, 2019-09-26 | 6:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
REBORN

This modern take on Frankenstein is both a classic horror story and shrewd perspective on the troubles of genre actors trying to outgrow their image. Nerdy!

Directors Spotlight | Guest

„an interesting contemporary spin on two classics – Frankenstein and Carrie“
(thehollywoodnews.com)

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Reborn

 

Thu, 2019-09-26 | 8:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
ANIARA

ANIARA is an intimate play set in the expanse of space. This film takes up the dystopian proximity of climatic disaster and science fiction & makes you rethink the cosmic horror of the “Lost in Space” motif.

German Premiere

„a masterful example of smart, relevant sci-fi cinema“
(Forbes)

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Aniara

 

Thu, 2019-09-26 | 10:30 pm | Ostentor Cinema
GHOST KILLERS VS BLOODY MARY

Exploding heads, condoms in faces, gross-out humor, fountains of blood out of phones (What?). If you need any more reasons to enjoy 103 minutes of pure fun, you`re beyond help.

German Premiere

„…the goriest, wackiest, most fiendishly fun Brazilian horror comedy you could want“
(atomtickets.com)

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Ghost Killers Vs Bloody Mary

Friday 2019-09-27
 

Fri, 2019-09-27 | 3:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
SHORT BLOCK NO 1

Eight Films from the genre circuit. Every one of them totally different from the others. Every one of them deserves to be seen. Every one of them should be celebrated as if there would be no tomorrow. Five films in this block are nominated for the best European fantastic short film, the Méliès D’Argent Award. This prestigious award is handed out by the European Fantastic Film Federation. The other three titles in this short film block are references of the gobal scene, these works are glowing gems in terms of horror, thriller and sci-fi.

GASLIGHT, RETCH, YOUR LAST DAY ON EARTH, EL CUENTO, CHICKENS, NIGHT CRAWL, SUPINE, GETTING OFF EARLY

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Short Block No 1

 

Fri, 2019-09-27 | 5:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
THE LAST BERLINER

A stirring and compassionate thriller not only convincing because of a resolute script, but also by its sociopolitical explosiveness, without ever losing its breathtaking pace.

Guest

„A tsurprising gem“
(The Movie Isle)

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Der Letzte Mieter

 

Fri, 2019-09-27 | 7:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
OPEN FORUM – GERMAN GENRE FILMS

Have you ever heared of German genre films. Sure the old masterpieces but what is about new films? Some beautiful and twisted little flicks made it to the festivals. Yet, the question we are about to ask is: Is this already a movement? And if so, whereto does it move… Let’s talk and see.
 
Admission free!
 

Fri, 2019-09-27 | 8:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
ITSY BITSY

Prickly, crawly, tingling at its best. ITSY BITSY combines disgust & dread between nursery rhymes and mythology to a classic creature feature… ensuring unlimited creepy fun.

German Premiere

„A great creature feature grounded by its practical effects and wonderful cast“
(The Scariest Things)

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Itsy Bitsy

 

Fri, 2019-09-27 | 10:30 pm | Ostentor Cinema
THE LAST HORROR MOVIE

The last horror film that you`ll ever see, at least according to protagonist Max Parry. His snuff video diary will freeze the blood in your veins.

Directors Spotlight | Guest

„a genuinely smart screenplay […] that simultaneously rubs our noses in the horror while allowing us to savor the flavor – and thereby become complicit in Max’s onscreen theatrics“
(Austin Chronicle)

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The Last Horror Movie

 

Fri, 2019-09-27 | until 4:00 am | Cinema Bar
AFTERSHOWPARTY

Drinks, Musik, Drink, Musik – did we mention drinks? Sounds are coming from HELLGORE and MORTAL KERMIT.

Saturday 2019-09-28
 

Sat, 2019-09-28 | 2:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
DARKLANDS

DARKLANDS masterly interweaves welsh 90s nationalism with industrial aesthetics & druid mythology. And so, a small working-class town is transformed into a claustrophobic village of horrors.

Directors Spotlight | Guest

„return to horror as it was meant to be experienced, in all its gorish-glory“
(filmthreat.com)

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Darklands

 

Sat, 2019-09-28 | 4:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
SHORT BLOCK NO 2

Eight Films from the genre circuit. Every one of them totally different from the others. Every one of them deserves to be seen. Every one of them should be celebrated as if there would be no tomorrow. Five films in this block are nominated for the best European fantastic short film, the Méliès D’Argent Award. This prestigious award is handed out by the European Fantastic Film Federation. The other three titles in this short film block are references of the gobal scene, these works are glowing gems in terms of horror, thriller and sci-fi.

CARGO, A LITTLE TASTE, THE BURDEN, NOM, HER BODY, MIEDOS, FOR MY CAT MIEZE, EL LIBRE

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Short Block No 2

 

Sat, 2019-09-28 | 6:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
STARFISH

A doomsday horror fairytale, ranging somewhere between MELANCHOLIA, American independent and THE MIST. A nightmarish journey full of mysticism, monsters and hope. An ode to sorrow!

German Premiere

„a creative masterpiece“
(Nightmarish conjurings)

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Starfish

 

Sat, 2019-09-28 | 8:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
THE WRETCHED

This, dear genrefans, is a surprise as well as a highlight. A crude and sometimes unbelievably mean film, its easiness evaporating faster than witches brew in the summer sun. Beastly and nasty!

German Premiere | Guests

„proves to be a pleasantly nasty surprise“
(thehollywoodnews.com)

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The Wretched

 

Sat, 2019-09-28 | 10:30 pm | Ostentor Cinema
BLISS

As if Cosmatos and Noé had remade THE DEVILS CANDY. A blood-soaked trip made of neon light, art and guts. A wondrous vampiresque masterpiece for hardcore fans of the virtuoso performance.

“ impressively gonzo psychedelic nightmare“
(Variety)

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Bliss

 

Fri, 2019-09-27 | until 4:00 am | Cinema Bar
AFTERSHOWPARTY

Drinks, Musik, Drink, Musik – did we mention drinks? This night is going to be legendary. The local heroes from sublime music are going to blow everybodys head off. Again!

Sunday 2019-09-29
 

Sun, 2019-09-29 | 2:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
ACHOURA

Is the remake of IT a little too dull for your taste? You prefer things to be less “off the rack”? Then you`ve come to the right place. ACHOURA is a Moroccan view on a genre that doesn`t even really exist there

German Premiere | Guest

„A fun fright flick that offers a fine share of suspense + a cool-looking demon“
(The Scariest Things)

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Achoura

 

Sun, 2019-09-29 | 4:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
THE POOL

Murphy`s law – the film: In THE POOL all things go wrong that can go wrong… and that is drop dead hilarious. A claustrophobic thrill combined with roars of laughter, steadily steering toward a furious showdown.

German Premiere

„It’s a blast, […] sheer, edge-of-your-seat entertainment.“
(Gruesomemagazine.com)

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The Pool

 

Sun, 2019-09-29 | 7:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
MEGASURI (LIVE)

Our closing night is pure fun. A local live band shows that this sity is able to bring out some awesome stuff. MEGASURI are playing rock, but they cannot be categorized in any way. You just need to experience them! And they just startet. We will meet them again one day!

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Megasuri

 

Sun, 2019-09-29 | 8:00 pm | Ostentor Cinema
WHY DON’T YOU JUST DIE

Meanwhile in Russia… A brute force stepfather splatter pleasure that makes no secret of its punk attitude. Dizzyingly fast and anything but anemic. That`s what you call a bombshell!

„A splatterpunk action comedy drenched in gleefully dark Russian humor.“
(The Hollywood Reporter)

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Why don't you just die

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