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Offscreenings

The Offscreenings program presents a fine selection of special, new and unreleased films, giving a platform to independent, non-conformist filmmakers as well as to films at the cutting edge of contemporary cinema. These films are noted for their artistic originality, unique vision and inventive approach to the medium and the genre. Come and see the cult films of tomorrow.



Opening

Evolution

Lucile Hadzihalilovic, 2015, DCP, ov fr st nl, 81'

The sole inhabitants of a mysterious island are women and little boys. Ten-year-old Nicolas starts to ask questions and digs up frightening answers. Hadzihalilovic’s latest film creates a phantasmagoric nightmare world where beauty intertwines with the grotesque, her poetic vision painted by Belgian cinematographer Manuel Dacosse.

In the presence of director Lucile Hadzihalilovic and the film crew.

02.03 > 19:30   + 05.03 > 17:30  
5€ / 3,5€


Jerzy Skolimowski, 2015, DCP, ov ang , 81'

What do a jealous husband, his sexy wife, a sleaze-ball director, a drug trafficker, a team of paramedics, a female student and a flock of nuns on their lunch break have in common? They are all pawns in Jerzy Skolimowski’s carefully constructed network narrative that highlights eleven climactic minutes.

03.03 > 19:30
5€ / 3,5€


Yves Montmayeur, 2015, DCP, ov st fr, 65'

Often given the moniker of ‘the Canadian David Lynch’, this documentary walks you through the mystery of Maddin with behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with his most important stars and sympathizers (Isabella Rossellini, Udo Kier, Kenneth Anger). Awarded at the Venice Film Festival.

Presented by the director, Yves Montmayeur.

06.03 > 17:30  
5€ / 3,5€


Guy Maddin, 2015, DCP, ov st fr & nl, 130'

The result of Maddin’s interactive ‘Séances’ is a lengthy fever dream that journeys into the centre of the director’s own cinematic universe. Multi-layered, tongue-in-cheek and surreal: a torrent of images and scenes that takes its visitors on a hazy ride to the other side of the looking glass.

06.03 > 19:00
5€ / 3,5€


Laurie Anderson, 2015, DCP, ov st fr & nl, 75'

What at first seems to be a portrait of Laurie Anderson’s musically gifted terrier Lolabelle, grows into a touching yet playful reflection on mortality, our present society and the death of her partner Lou Reed. A personal meditation that’s variously funny, heart-warming, moving and deeply spiritual.

10.03 > 19:30
5€ / 3,5€


Nicolas Charlet & Bruno Lavaine, 2015, DCP, ov st ang, 59'

High up in their spaceship circling the earth, a team of astronauts watches helplessly on as a pandemic turns the world population into sex-crazed lunatics. This new film by the pranksters of “Message à caractère informatif” dubs an amalgam of vintage porn clips with a hilarious new audio track.

11.03 > 19:30
5€ / 3,5€


Miguel Llansó, 2015, DCP, ov st ang, 68'

The African plains are dominated by a hovering spacecraft. In this contemplative afro-futuristic sci-fi film, Michael Jackson, Nazi’s and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles make up the ingredients that chain a love story to surreal, political antics, set in the unusual landscape of post-apocalyptic Ethiopia.

12.03 > 19:30
5€ / 3,5€


S. Craig Zahler, 2015, DCP, ov st fr & nl, 132'

A search party for two missing villagers lands a gang of cowboys in the nest of a cannibalistic caveman tribe. This explosive début film from up-and-coming prodigy S. Craig Zahler is a blood-soaked horror western that is carried by a range of cult actors, with Kurt Russell taking the lead.

18.03 > 19:00
5€ / 3,5€


Ciro Guerra, 2015, DCP, ov st fr & nl, 125'

A terminally ill explorer pins his last hope for salvation on the healing power of a rare medicinal plant in the Amazon. A shaman leads him on his quest. Shot in striking black-and-white photography, the spiritual quality of their journey calls to mind Werner Herzog, Miguel Gomes and “Apocalypse Now”.

Personally introduced by actor Jan Bijvoet.

19.03 > 19:00  
5€ / 3,5€


Closing

High-Rise

Ben Wheatley, 2015, DCP, ov st fr & nl, 112'

A young doctor moves into his new apartment in an enormous tower block, where the poor tenants stay on the lower floors, while the upper classes party it up on the top. Social lines begin to blur in a look at a microcosm of a world gone mad. Brit rebel Ben Wheatley takes on J.G. Ballard’s classic dystopic novel in a hyper-stylised pitch-black satire.

In the presence of director Ben Wheatley

20.03 > 19:00   + 20.03 > 21:30  
5€ / 3,5€


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