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What Fest!? 2019 Full movie composition announced

What The Fest!? 2019 Poster

IFC Middle started in 2018 what fest!? is artistic and curious on the lookout for a group where you’ll be able to share experiences and be together. From brain sugar to unique movie experiences to unforgettable particular occasions, what fest! There are extra than just films, it's an expertise. The 2019 pageant is simply around the nook and we've acquired a full movie composition right here. It's spectacular!

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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’s yet to be examined, however creation (Alex Breaux) continues to be manufactured from lifeless physique elements and nonetheless in an effort to study what it means to be human.

Before 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
Nation: US
Language: English

Wednesday March 20, 21:45

Abstract: THE UNTHINKABLE follows a musician, Alex (Christoffer Nordenrot), who has a rough beloved one. Based on his father, Bjorn (Jesper Barkselius), he seeks residence and especially good previous occasions for his ex, Anna (Lisa Henni), the love of his life. When his mother dies unexpectedly among the many terrorist bomb attacks, Alex travels again to his hometown, which soon assaults a wierd pressure utilizing a chemical weapon that spreads by way of the rains and wipes the victims' reminiscences clean.

Movie: Be a part of us to hear what Doomsday in New York meant

Directed by: Crazy Footage
Written by: Crazy Footage & Christoffer Nordenrot
Starring: Christoffer Nordenrot, Jesper Barkselius, Lisa Henni
TRT: 129 min
Nation: Sweden
Language: Swedish (English subtitles)

DARLIN & # 39; (East Coast Premiere)
Thursday March 21, 19:00

Abstract: Continued by Jack Ketchumin THE WOMAN – (Sundance 2011), Darlin is an adolescent who doesn’t differ from the remaining – except that he’s 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, nor is the lady (author-director Pollyanna McIntosh, who returns to the position) who beloved, cared and cared for her, hoping to deliver her family back together.

Before the film: Jack Ketchum's tribute to the world's longest coaching organization dedicated to horror historical past 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.
Country: US
Language: English

Thursday, March 21, 21:45

Abstract: ONE CUT OF THE DEAD is a comedy made with a single shot zombie -movie. The film has gained numerous public awards at festivals around the globe, together with the most effective director and viewers award at Unbelievable Fest, and was nominated for seven Japanese Academy awards, together with the perfect picture 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.
Nation: Japan
Language: Japanese

THE WIND (NY Premiere)
Friday 22 March, 19:00

Abstract: Lizzy (Caitlin Gerard) needs to be an excellent spouse and maintain their house, the youngsters, and patiently spend time till her husband returns when she waits alone in the giant, empty plains of the 19th century. But being your self in the midst of something the place solely the sound of the wind can curl up on your toe is just not that straightforward. Slowly, natural forces begin to feed on paranoia. What if something else is there? When a brand new couple settles in a nearby house, Lizzy finds her friendship with another young lady (Julia Goldani Telles) and shares her biggest worry together with her. However soon he’ll remorse it.

Earlier than the Movie: Be Able to Shock!

After the movie: Emma Tammi, the filmmaker, will appear in individual to Q&A and be a part of us at the get together at eight:00 am – 11:00 am in the Vol de Nuit. Deliver your tickets to free drinks!

Director: Emma Tammi
Writer: Teresa Sutherland
Starring: Caitlin Gerard, Julia Goldani Telles, Miles Anderson
TRT: 88 min.
Language: English

GREENER GRASS (East Coast Premiere)
Friday, March 22, 21.30

Synopsis: This deliciously twisted comedy is about on the Sundement's untimely suburb, on prime time the place every adult uses their straight chain braces, couples coordinate rigorously printed outfits, and coveted relations are exchanged for multiple on this competitors for approval. Jocelyn DeBoer and Daybreak Luebbe wrote, directed and starred within the brief movie 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 Release

Before the movie: Be a part of us for a party at 8:00 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, Dawn Luebbe, Beck Bennett, Neil Casey, Mary Holland, Arcy Carden
TRT: 101 min.
Nation: US
Language: English

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 along the East River. He is obsessive about the hearth that killed his mother and father when he was a toddler, and his life and artwork increasingly consumed this obsession. Ache prevails for trigger, understanding, and moral judgment. The loss fills his state where he lives, like a fireplace that gets oxygen, stormy and destroys every part on the best way.

Writer and Director: Peter Brunner
Starring: Caleb Landry Jones, Eleonore Hendricks, Abbey Lee
TRT: 102 min
Country: United States / Austria
Language: English

Saturday, March 23, 14:30

Synopsis: At the hours of darkness morgue one night time, an unknown suicide victim comes to life and hides nearby. The subsequent day, Edward (Bill Feelhely), a coroner who is meant to perform autopsy, can't discover this “John Doen” body. As an alternative, a revived man is found in Daniel (Shane Carruth), a psychiatrist who believes that he’s a catatonic amnesia, signifies him to a hospital division that doesn’t know that the person had previously died. Absolutely unaware of each other, Edward and Daniel are starting to look for solutions to the same unpleasant case of the other ends of this hypnotic and horrifying mystery.

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 Appears

Written and directed by Billy Senese
Starring: Shane Carruth, Poorna Jagannathan, Jeremy Childs, Invoice Feeling
TRT: 93 min.
Country: US
Language: English

Panel – Feminine Hassle: Fearless Ladies Leading The Approach To Horror, Fantasy And Pressure
Saturday March 23, 17:30

Summary: Ladies Have Been From the very beginning, the historical past of horror, fantasy and pleasure, as creators, innovators and shoppers, plays a key position. However until lately, just a few have been capable of write and direct style movies

Where once there have been few ladies who led giant style films – Katherine Bigelow's NEAR DARK (1987), Mary Lambert's PET SEMATAR ( 1989) and Mary Harron's AMERICAN PSYCHO (2000), for example – in the final decade we’ve got seen a wave of filmmakers telling tales pushing genre 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 how a lot additional do we’ve got to go? This panel brings together the sounds of the genre film change to debate the challenges and opportunities dealing with ladies.


  • Emma Tammi (Director of WIND)
  • Roxanne Benjamin (Director of BODY AT BRIGHTON ROCK)
  • Meredith Alloway (filmmaker, unbiased filmmaker)
  • Different TBA

Saturday March 23 at 19:00

Abstract: Wendy works as a park man, but typically he's somewhat careless. He could also be just a little careless, somewhat too cool. When he gets to maintain mountain routes, which would mark his own approach out of the woods, his buddies try to speak about him. But Wendy ignores their considerations and heads out – ending up with the physique that breaks into Brighton Rock in a single day. What might go incorrect? Magnet Publication

After the Movie: Filmmaker Roxanne Benjamin will personally appear to Q&A, be a part of us for a party at 9.00-11.00 in Vol de Nuit. Deliver your tickets to free drinks!

Written and directed by: Roxanne Benjamin
Starring: Karina Fontes, Casey Adams, Emily Althaus
TRT: 88 min.
Nation: US
Language: English [19659010] SHADOW (NY Premiere)
Saturday March 23, 21.30

Summary: Zhang Yimou returns to the field with an intriguing story of intrigue and action within the Three Kingdoms. Wild and impressive ruler, his loyal but crafty commander, and double, he has set up insurance for play games as a fraud when warfare rages by means of his kingdom.

Earlier than the movie: Get the inside 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
Nation: China
Language: Mandarin English subtitles)

SATANIS: DEVIL & # 39; S MASS (Restoration World Premiere)
Sunday March 24 at 12.00

Abstract: This 1970s American documentary takes us to the well-known "black house" In San Francisco, the place the Church of Devil was founded. We additionally get a glimpse of the neighborhood around it, increasingly more of those that aren’t too glad with the neighbors who’ve fairly a bit to say about that foolish home. Nevertheless, the guts of the film is the research of the previous lion's assassin Antoni Sandor LaVey and the leader of this satan's worship cult, and their ideology, which focuses on the rejection of guilt, sexual freedom and suicide. 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.
Nation: US
Language: English

We Bought Our Soul – Stay Speak and Guide Signing
Sunday March 24 at 14.00

Discussion: Heavy Metallic – The topic 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 lots of worry of the music that males who use too much eye shadow. But heavy metallic has all the time been terrified, and on this special hour-long exhibition, Grady Hendrix speaks of the scandal of heavy metals, its position within 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 Good friend's Exorcism and Paperbacks From Hell, or for many 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. Part of WTF!? 2019 The special focus of "Satan is Your Friend", an summary of up to date Satanism.

After the dialogue: Signing the guide with the writer Grady Hendrix;

FREAKS (US Premiere)
Sunday March 24, 15:30

Summary: Chloe (Lexy Kolker) is a young woman dwelling together with her father Henry (Emile Hirsch) in an enormous, abandoned house that has been cheated a type of fortress. Chloe has by no means been outdoors the house before, however she trains each day to ensure she will stay in the improper id she'll should take when she's able to work outdoors. Henry entertains her daughter and seems like a sweet father till the day she virtually will get out and she or he turns, shouting at him: “You're not yet normal! You will die when you go out! “But Chloe has other plans that do not by chance collide with the ice cream truck and its driver (Bruce Dern) who’re making an attempt to attract just a little 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 seem 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
Language: English

] 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 first rally of the temple was the Florida State Capitol's Step in 2013, the place the group is engaged in demonic masks and took the flag that proclaimed “Hail Devil! Hail Rick Scott! “However despite its identify, the true objective of the temple is to remind folks that our nation was founded to separate the Church and the State, claiming that in case you are welcomed into Christianity within the classroom, you need to also call Devil. Because the group grows, it focuses on selling social justice, revealing hypocrisy and supporting true spiritual freedom in all its types. Part of WTF!? The special focus of 2019 "Satan is your friend," taking a look at modern Satanism.

After the movie: Pay the tenth to Satan before the topic of the movie and Lucien Greaves, the spokesman of Devil'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
That includes: Lucien Greaves
TRT: 95 min
Country: US
Language: English

Closing Night time: WHY DON "YOU!" (North American Premiere)
Sunday, March 24, 20.45

Summary: WHY YOU NEVER! is a stylized, dark motion comedy a few group of people gathered in police detective Andrei's house: his terrible daughter, an indignant scammer and a cheated police officer. Each one in every of them should need to take revenge. The film is a narrative of crime, corruption, greed, trouble-free households, unexpressed love and much and plenty of blood – proudly displaying its results when it ensures its own path

Before the movie: Stand-up comedy! Because who could possibly be extra fun with the thought of ​​"why not just die" than comedian Harrison Greenbaum (Last Comedian Standing).

After the movie: Filmmaker Kirill Sokolov will seem in individual to Q&A. [19659002] Written and directed by Kirill Sokolov
Starring: Alexander Kuznetsov, Vitaliy Khaev, Evgeniya Kregzhde
TRT: 100 min.
Nation: Russia
Language: Russian (English subtitles)

Flag Pricing and Info
Screening for DEPRAVED Movie and Opening Night time: $ 25 ($ 20 for IFC Middle Members), Movie Only: $ 20 ($ 15 IFC Middle Members)

Movie Exhibits Tickets are $ 17 for Adults, $ 12 IFC Middle Members

Discussions and Panels Tickets are $ 12 for adults, $ eight for IFC Middle members.

Tickets for all exhibitions are available on-line at WhatTheFestNYC.com or personally at the IFC Middle workplace, 323 Sixth Avenue (West 3rd Road), open day by day from 10:30 to 10:00.

Last Ideas [19659083] Wow, What a Composition! It appears that evidently they’ve an amazing pageant this yr. I’m jealous! I might like to go right here. Seems to be explosive

What thin, horror fam? What What Fest! movie sounds most fascinating to you? Which one are you desperate to see? Are you going this yr? Tell us in the feedback!

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