Block 2.7 – Horror & Fantasies (Sunday 23rd, 5.40pm-6.45pm)

Doulas Beach

A pregnant young woman finds a community of women who welcome her on a desolate beach, but when she gives birth to her baby, she realizes that nothing is what it seems.

Directed by Fernanda García (Mexico)

USA premiere


In a nuclear fallout shelter a prisoner, whose genetic composition has been altered by radiation, is being kept as a test subject for a potential vaccine against the elements.

Directed by Jeffrey Carolan (USA)

World premiere

Out of competition


A strange discovery leaves a woman haunted by her husband’s absence.

Directed by Lauren Sick (USA)


Seth and Hannah Baker investigate a strange audio file sent by a mother who is looking for her missing daughter, Marissa. As they listen to the audio file, they discover the grim truth about Marissa and why she went missing.

Directed by Vik Ramen (USA)

The Curse of Stone Hill

When a young girl, Lauren Foley, turns eighteen, she has her adoption records opened in search of her birth mother. Her quest leads her to an old haunted estate where her mother grew up and was last seen. The caretaker Edward Barnes (played by Michael Paré), holds the key to her mother and the houses’ dark secret.

Directed by Dale Fabrigar (USA)

World premiere