From horror flicks to comedies to works that defy any genre, these unruly films will keep you edge-seated and wide awake. Each is a world premiere.
In Fear and Magic Magic
(Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Chris Nelson; Writer: June Diane Raphael, Casey Wilson; Stars: June Diane Raphael, Casey Wilson, Vincent D'Onofrio, Alicia Silverstone, Jon Cryer, Brian Geraghty)
Loveable losers Kate and Chloe take a road trip back to their hometown to claim the beauty pageant crown that eluded them as children, only to discover what really counts: friendship.
(Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon; Writer: Robert Ben Garant, Thomas Lennon; Stars: Rob Corddry, Leslie Bibb, Keegan Michael Key, Riki Lindhome, Paul Scheer, Rob Huebel)
An expectant couple moves into the most haunted fixer-upper in New Orleans – a house with a demonic curse. Things spiral out of control and soon only the Vatican's elite exorcism team can save the pair – or can it?
(Country: UK; Year: 2013; Director: Jeremy Lovering; Writer: Jeremy Lovering; Stars: Alice Englert, Iain De Caestecker, Allen Leech), Official Site
A couple get lost in the countryside and as night falls they realise they may not be alone.
(Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Christina Voros)
A story of sex, submission and big business is told through the eyes of the unlikely pornographers whose 9-to-5 work days are spent within the confines of the San Francisco Armory building, home to the sprawling porn production facilities of Kink.com.
(Country: US, Chile; Year: 2013; Director: Sebastián Silva; Writer: Sebastián Silva; Stars: Michael Cera, Juno Temple, Emily Browning, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Augustín Silva)
A young American starts to unravel on a trip to Chile.
The Rambler and We Are What We Are
(Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Calvin Lee Reeder; Writer: Calvin Lee Reeder; Stars: Dermot Mulroney, Lindsay Pulsipher, Natasha Lyonne, James Cady, Scott Sharot)
An ex-con's impulsive cross country journey leads to the unravelling of strange mysteries.
(Country: US, Canada; Year: 2013; Director: Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Edúardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans, Jason Eisener; Writer: Simon Barrett, Jamie Nash, Timo Tjahjanto & Gareth Huw Evans, John Davies; Stars: Adam Wingard, Lawrence Levine, LC Holt, Kelsy Abbott, Hannah Hughes)
An anthology of short found footage horror films using inventive visual perspectives.
(Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: GJ Echternkamp; Writer: Matt Yamashita; Stars: Robert Baker, Brent Chase, Katie Savoy, Mark Hamill, Ben Messmer)
Two self-aware characters in a Call of Duty-style video game struggle with their screwy, frustrating existence. To find answers, one abandons his partner and mission, seeking to unravel the cheat codes of life.
We Are What We Are
(Country: US; Year: 2013; Director: Jim Mickle; Writer: Nick Damici, Jim Mickle; Stars: Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers, Julia Garner, Michael Parks, Wyatt Russell, Kelly McGillis)
A cannibal family faces an uncertain future following a bereavement.