The misanthrope butcher is looking forward to a Christmas all alone. But someone steals his holiday roast and so the Christmas spirit must give way to the usual murderous rage. And then there are these always annoying Christmas ghosts visiting…
The movie is about a young woman who plans to fulfill her biggest sexual fantasy by building herself a prince out of minced meat and eat him.
The second part of the new Marian Dora double feature, hazy shades of mystery surrounds the content of his newest film. world premiere.
The first part of the new Marian Dora double feature, followed by PESTHAUCH DER MENSCHLICHKEIT, starring Shivabel Cœurnoir. Hazy shades of mystery surrounds the content of his newest film.
During a trip in the Aegean Sea, Maria D. is confronted on an island with impressions of an archaic culture. Fascinated by the morbidity and religiosity of the inhabitants of the island, she decides to end her loneliness. She enters the world of morbidity and sadism.
Anthology project in two parts. A collection of 24 films that take a look at the dark side of the festive season. 24 international directors with the most diverse ideas and styles; linked by short animated segments that deal with the Advent calendar itself.
Director - Pollyanna McIntosh, Andreas Marschall, Isaac Ezban, Michael Varrati, Vivienne Vaughn, Juergen Kling, Bob Pipe, Rémi Fréchette, Sadrac González-Perellón, Ruggero Deodato, Sam Wineman, Florian Frerichs, Annika Marx, Alyosha Saari
A convent in Venezuela, 1929: on demand of her parents the young Maria is received as a nun in the order. The strict rules of the convent and the approaches of the other sisters won't be her only problems soon. Because since a fresco is uncovered behind the walls of the chapel, an unholy force seems to find its way into the convent. Even the son of the lord himself comes down from the cross to push the nuns into a swirl of lust and occult rituals.
A 40 year old male virgin, tons of alcohol and marijuana, and a heavily menstruating female vampire. What can go wrong with that?
DIY trash that contains an amount of blood&bad taste that will satisfy any braindead gorehound. Straight from the German Ruhrpott P.S.Y.C.H.O. productions deliver prime BUT material. Short film: A Christmas Carol in Gore
FLESH CITY is a hostile place but it has great clubs... where not only beats are pulsating. In one of these dance temples, located at an abandoned industrial site, Vyren hooks up with Loquette. They explore the underbelly of the venue and fall into the trap of Prof. Yagov, the resident mad scientist who preys on lost and drugged out fashion victims. As he introduces them to mutation and mayhem the whole city gets infected. Soon everybody in FLESH CITY will be connected... via flesh link.
This film is a combined program with RAZOR REEL film festival in Bruges.
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.
Amor (Patrick Santy) is angry. Love is no longer what it once was. It is buyable and banal. You can not rely on anything, except perhaps on ninjas. They are still deadly.
A ﬁlm by the enigmatic director working under the pseudonym Cosmotropia de Xam. Reminiscent of some David Lynch ﬁlms, psychedelic seventies horror and nunsploitation, it follows the bizarre odyssey of a young woman possessed by dark thoughts.
This deconstruction of the revenge thriller, about a gay hustler trying to get back at his abuser, is audio-visually off the beaten track. A character-based thriller in which the characters make some left-ﬁ eld and devastating choices. Poetic and grim in equal measure.
Erland is about to celebrate his 50th birthday. His wife Greta has invited some friends over to their newly bought cabin for a party. Erland is not happy about the upcoming party especially when some of the guests are relatives to Greta which he doesn't like. The day before the party hell falls down a dried well and finds a box containing some old artifacts. Artifacts of evilness which are going to change his life forever.
An in-depth documentary about the mysterious German director Marian Dora (BUT guest 2010, and winner of the GROUNDREAKER award) and his masterpiece MELANCHOLIE DER ENGEL, steadily in the top lists of ‘most disturbing ﬁ lms’. Who is this director, and what drives him (or her?) to make these extreme and sickening yet beautiful ﬁlms?