Etheria Film Night 2016 Main Showcase Lineup
The Etheria 2016 main lineup showcase screens only the absolute best new genre films directed by women. These carefully and painstakingly curated short films represent truly outstanding new female genre directing talent. All of the 2016 main lineup selections to screen on June 11, 2016 at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica, California for an audience of industry professionals and genre fans. The 2016 Etheria Main Showcase selections are:
Etheria Film Night 2016 Special Sneak Peek Feature Screening:
The Love Witch
Directed by Anna Biller (120:00) (Supernatural Exploitation) (USA) (35mm)
A modern-day witch uses spells and magic to get men to fall in love with her in this tribute to 1960s Technicolor thrillers.
Etheria Film Night 2016 Official Short Film Selections:
Genghis Khan Conquers the Moon
Directed by Kerry Yang (17:00) (Science Fiction) (USA)
In Genghis Khan’s last days, an encounter with a wizard sends him to the moon. Just as the medieval anti-hero thinks he’s made his greatest conquest, he finds himself on a spiritual quest realizing the absurd clash between one man’s need and the silence of the universe.
Directed by Stephanie Cabdevila (14:30) (Fantasy/Sci-Fi) (France)
In this absurdist musical, a scientist afraid to face the outside world creates her own android clone replacement.
Directed by Christine Boylan (13:00) (Western) (USA)
When a devastating tsunami destroys the west coast, a cowgirl roams the now lawless Malibu hills looking for justice.
Directed by Olga Osorio (15:00) (Science Fiction) (Spain)
Andrea is trapped in a temporal loop. Will she be able to break it?
Directed by Toy Lei (4:47) (Action/Thriller) (USA)
A middle-aged contract killer must reconcile her life between her ruthless clients and her young, unquestioning son who wants to be just like her.
Directed by Jill Gevargizian (15:00) (Horror) (USA)
Claire is a lonely hairstylist with an unnerving desire to escape her disappointing reality. When her final client of the evening arrives with the request to look perfect, Claire has plans of her own.
Directed by Mindy Bledsoe (10:00) (Dark Comedy) (USA)
Three women have to transport a celebrity’s body without anyone knowing she’s dead.
The Puppet Man
Directed by Jacqueline Castel (9:08) (Horror) (USA)
A supernatural killer stalks a young woman and her friends in a seedy, neon-lit dive bar in this short film featuring horror legend John Carpenter.
Directed by Prano Bailey-Bond (15:09) (Horror) (UK)
It’s 1982. Twelve-year old Doug is drawn into the lurid world of VHS horror as he explores the mysterious disappearance of his father.