Computer science student Piet, unsuccessful and inexperienced when it comes to romance, takes a dose of sleeping pills after being turned down. This results in a tumultuous night, during which he loses his innocence in more ways than one. An uncomfortable psychosexual thriller, in which things get wilder and wilder.
Sexy sci-fi shenanigans galore in this anarchic, post-apocalyptic, queer, kinky porn movie about a society in which the bodily fluids of androgynous mutants have medical purposes. Golden showers, crime and political turmoil ensue. The latest film from feminist avant-garde artist Shu Lea Cheang (Fresh Kill, I.K.U).
A woman is transformed by an occult sexual ritual into a being that transcend human nature, in this weird, no-budget psychedelic, occult transgressive avant-garde film by independent director Carsten Frank.
Debut feature by cult director and former Marian Dora-actor Carsten Frank, which is also the first part of his occult double feature (of which we also show the second part, Bestie!). Secrets of a Soul is about the transformation of one woman into something inhuman and immortal through a psychosexual magick ritual.
The Day of the Purple Sun is a new epic feature in two parts by avant-garde director and Marian Dora-collaborator Carsten Frank. In two psychedelic psychosexual parts, it tells the story of one woman's journey through the Egyptian underworld. Co-written by and starring Margarethe von Stern (Marian Dora's The Angel's Melancholia).
Nikki (Antje Nikola Mönning) is in pursuit of pleasure and roams the country in her Rover in order to enjoy her vices, meet people, and vlog about both. A cheeky, energetic film that plunges the audience into the desires and encounters of its free-spirited protagonist.
After screening Phantasmagoria at least year's BUT Film Festival, director Cosmotropia de Xam returns with his psychedelic ode to Jess Franco, Jean Rollin and David Lynch, this time also adding vampires and our own beautiful Amsterdam to the mix.
Rodolfa and Maria Antonieta, two sexworkers with a deep passion for spliffs and trap music, hang around all day at their workplace: a magic garden at an abandoned airport ground in Berlin. When their colleague Asunción suddenly appears with the corpse of a dead client, they discover how easily sexual desire can cross the borders between the living and the deceased. A tragicomedy that explores ideas never touched before. “Because death really suits some people well”
A documentary on Queercore, a cultural and social movement that started in the punk scene and was inspired by the anger felt in the LGBT-community regarding discrimination, transphobia and homophobia in society. In the talking heads we see this year's main guest Bruce LaBruce and previous main guest John Waters: "If you want to piss off people, be a punk. If you really want to piss off people, be queerpunk."
Spread is a mixed media collage Tarot reading. The viewer is situated as the recipient of the reading, with each cards containing an immersive scene - the present situation, a warning, and a guide. Reimagining historical archetypal symbols of meaning making, Spread explores their erotic potential and and invites the viewer to indulge in the pleasure of their fate.