Alpha Male
A young man enters into a mysterious masculinity therapy, whose objective is to re-balance their relationship. He soon discovers that the leader of this therapy has radical, terrifying views on women and his dangerous methods are highly controversial.
A true animated film about an invented archipelago. About an imaginary, linguistic, political territory. About a real or dreamed country, or something in between.
Baby Assassins
Chisato and Mahilo are two high school girls who are about to graduate. They also happen to both be highly skilled assassins. When the organisation they work for orders them to share a room, the relationship between turns sour.
The Beta Test
A man's life starts to fracture after he receives an unusual invitation.
Bob Spit – We Don’t Like People
A Brazilian punk comic book legend comes into conflict with his creator.
A climber who has recently miscarried after a car accident is determined not to miss out on the world championships, but she begins to receive text messages from what is apparently another, still pregnant version of herself.
A horde of murderous crab monsters descend on a sleepy coastal town on Prom night, and only a ragtag group of outcasts can save the day.


The Eyes Below
Eugene's home is quiet and peaceful as he goes to sleep, but when he feels something travelling up his body, he realises that it's not going to stay that way.
Follow Her
An aspiring actress responds to a mysterious classified ad and finds herself trapped in her new boss's twisted revenge fantasy.
Ghosting Gloria
A woman who has never had an orgasm finally finds the right man. There is just one issue: he’s a ghost.
God's Petting You
A dark and twisted comedy which explores the depths and depravity of the Brighton underworld.
A man takes his new wife to meet his children in their remote country home.


Antonio is a sorcerer from a powerful bloodline, trapped in an asylum against his will. After an omen informs him that his daughter will be sacrificed by an evil entity, he must use his magical skills to escape and save her.


Probation officer Cathy Madden is given the task of rehabilitating notorious killer ‘Bloody’ Mary Laidlaw back into society after 20 years in prison. Cathy has always believed that every client deserves a shot at redemption, but her beliefs are firmly tested when two children disappear near Mary’s farm.
Neptune Frost
The love story between an African intersex runaway and a coltan miner, and the virtual marvel born as a result of their union.
F W Murnau's silent adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
Phantom Summer
Somewhere on the Brazilian coast, teenagers Lucas and Martin fall in love while investigating the disappearance of a local kid, but their blossoming romance is threatened by sinister forces lurking beneath that idyllic summery landscape.
A Pure Place
A tale of dirt, soap, and magic set in a cult on a remote Greek island.


Tensions rise when a stripper and religious protester are trapped together in a peep show booth and must come together to survive the apocalypse in 1980's Chicago.
The Sadness
After a year of combating a pandemic with relatively benign symptoms, a frustrated nation finally lets its guard down. This is when the virus spontaneously mutates, giving rise to a mind-altering plague. The streets erupt into violence and depravity.
A new father strives to protect his baby for the 21 days during which it is vulnerable to spiritual attack.
Slumber Party Massacre
A reimagining of the famous slasher film.
Some Like It Rare
Sophie and Vincent Pascal have run the family butcher shop for a decade, but business is bad. So grim it’s on the brink of bankruptcy and so is their marriage. But then Vincent kills a vegan activist who had vandalised their shop. When he butchers the body and his wife accidentally sells it, customers can’t stop lining up for the tender cuts.
Soul Of A Beast
Fantasy and reality meet in the emotional world of a teenage father.
To escape writer's block, a famous novelist moves into a house near an isolated and strange village, where pages apparently written by the former resident of the house begin to appear on his desk, prompting him to question his sanity.
The Timekeepers Of Eternity
Footage from a forgotten Stephen King mini-series is edited, printed and animated into a hypnotic paper nightmare.
Two Witches
A matriarchal witch passes on her sinister inheritance to her grand-daughter, triggering horrific curses.
A wilderness guide finds himself up against nature and his own anxiety after his sister and her film crew, who he is helping, disappear in the forest.


What Josiah Saw
A family with buried secrets reunites at a farmhouse after two decades to pay for past sins.

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