Memories of the Sword
- 120 min
3 warriors from the Goryo Dynasty lead a riot. Due to the betrayal of Deok-Ki (Lee Byung-Hun), Poong-Chun (Bae Soo-Bin) dies. Deok-Ki then tries to persuade Seol-Rang (Jeon Do-Yeon) to join his side, but she refuses. She then flees with Poong-Chun's sword and his infant daughter. 18 years later, the female warrior is now blind and she trains the young woman (Kim Go-Eun) to use the sword for revenge. Meanwhile, Deok-Ki is the most powerful man in the country. Soon blood will be shed.
- 135 min
A village station master stuck in time - rediscovers his love for his wife through a journey of self awareness, propelled by her death- beyond his village and into the real world for the first time. The experience empowers him to rise beyond deep childhood insecurities and complexes triggered by his mother's suicide on his beloved train tracks. The awakening ultimately helps him fight all-enveloping corruption in the railways… and reunite his family – his wife’s last wish.
Never Let Go
- 93 min
A whiplash thriller in the lean, mean TAKEN tradition from Howard J. Ford, Director/Co-Writer, of the past FrightFest favourites THE DEAD and THE DEAD 2: INDIA. Former FBI agent, now single mother Lisa Brennan, takes a holiday to escape an unhappy love affair and painful family memories. But in a heartbeat is not only faced with a daughter kidnapped by human traffickers, but also faces murder charges and must keep one step ahead of the foreign police. Fasten your seatbelts for spectacular...
- 83 min
A lonely war veteran psychologically unravels ahead of an old friend's impending visit.
- 106 min
"Eternal Summer" is a road movie full of dreams, love, missteps and lawlessness. When Isak and Em meet one night in Stockholm they're finally in the right place, suddenly there is nothing else. Together, they leave everything and embarks on a roadtrip through the northern forests of Sweden. But what begins as a crazy adventure soon turns into a dangerous game. Eventually they reach a point when there is no turning back.
OMG, I'm a Robot!
- 90 min
A sensitive guy finds out he's... a robot.
Once I Was a Beehive
- 119 min
In ONCE I WAS A BEEHIVE, Lane Speer is a 16 year old girl who spends her family vacations camping in the mountains. She takes the memories for granted until she loses her father to an unexpected bout with cancer. Only a year later, as Lane is still reeling from her father's death, her mother remarries a guy that Lane hardly knows. Worst of all, he is a Mormon. To top it off, while they are on their honeymoon, they arrange to have her stay with her Mormon step-aunt who takes her away to a...
One and Two
- 91 min
Two siblings discover a supernatural escape from a troubled home, but find their bond tested when reality threatens to tear their family apart.
- 88 min
When the daughter of veteran 911 call center operator Pamela, and her estranged husband Jeremy, a Senior Police Officer, is kidnapped and held hostage, they are left desperate, with no choice but to follow the kidnapper's rules: send messages through dispatch for all police and fire units to scatter to remote locations throughout the city where they are met with chaos. Not knowing who or why, the one thing they do know is if they fail to discreetly collaborate with one another - they will be...
- 134 min
An ordinary and unnoticeable high-school girl, Truly, has a crush on the most popular guy in school. Taiyu, a ruffian and a bully, is in love with the campus belle. By a quirk of fate, Taiyu invited Truly to enter a pack for the losers in love, an "Association of the Dumped". Their mission is to tear the golden couple apart and helped each other to get the ones they love. In the 90s when floppy discs is the most common way to transfer files, and Internet is connected through a dial-ups system....
- 89 min
Pawno is a character driven ensemble film set in the diverse and multicultural suburb of Footscray in Melbourne, Australia.
People, Places, Things
- 86 min
Will Henry (Jemaine Clement) is a graphic novelist, a professor at the School of Visual Arts and the father of beautiful twin girls (Gia and Aundrea Gadsby). His seemingly picture-perfect Brooklyn life is turned upside down when he walks in on the mother of his children, and longtime girlfriend, Charlie, (Stephanie Allynne) with their friend Gary (Michael Chernus) at his daughters’ over the top fifth birthday party. Flash forward one year later, Will is a single father, living alone in a tiny...
- 136 min
Phantom is a political thriller that unfolds across various countries around the world. The plot revolves around protagonist Daniyal, whose journey to seek justice takes him from India to Europe, America and the volatile Middle East. However, he finds out that in a mission like this, there is always a price to pay, in this case, a very personal price.
- 107 min
A mysterious man, Dean, returns to his hometown of Grimsby after many years abroad in the Army. His arrival is met with animosity, particularly from his father, an avid pigeon racer. Dean is drawn back to confront his demons, and confess a secret to a childhood friend, Jess, only to discover she has been struggling since the untimely death of her husband. Whilst attempting to raise her child and battling a crumbling economy and dearth of opportunities, she is pulled into a harsh underworld....
- 91 min
Best friends, Jacob and Alex thought that they were on their way to earning LA's most highly celebrated advertising account. That is, until the villainous and manipulative Marissa enters the picture, doing everything in her power to win the promotion for herself. Then, enter into the equation a horny lesbian receptionist, an overly authoritative Chinese boss, Jacob's demented grandmother and sexually perverted grandfather, and a gay gangsta rapper. All chaos ensues.
- 90 min
When Warren Jeffs rose to Prophet of the Fundamentalist Church of Latter Day Saints, he took control of a religion with a history of polygamous and underage marriage. In a short time, Warren managed to expand these practices and the power of his position in unprecedented ways. He bridged the gap between sister wives and ecclesiastically rape, befuddling the moral compass of his entire congregation. The film examines Warren Jeffs' life and shows how he became a worshipped and adored Prophet....
Queen of Earth
- 90 min
Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affairs she managed, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she's dumped by her boyfriend James (Kentucker Audley). Looking to recuperate, Catherine heads out to her best friend Virginia's (Katherine Waterston) lake house for some much needed relaxation. However, once Catherine arrives relaxation proves impossible to find, as she is overcome with memories of time spent at...
- 84 min
Blaming herself for a tragic accident, Raven Michaels secludes herself at a remote family cabin. She wanders the woods on the verge of a breakdown, seeking peace in isolation. In a last ditch attempt to save her family, Kate Royce takes her two teenagers camping far from the distractions of technology and young romance. When Raven and Kate's worlds collide they offer each other unexpected opportunities for intimacy and healing.
Robert the Doll
- 90 min
In this chilling story based on real life events a family experience terrifying supernatural occurrences when their son acquires a vintage doll called Robert.
- 90 min
After a devastating terrorist attack annihilates New York, Chicago and Los Angeles, the US government develops state-of-the-art drone patrols to counter terrorist activities and police the population. When Patterson Endcott, a scientist and drone controller, finds his name listed as a potential terrorist, he unites with a group of resistance fighters to spearhead the fight against the tyrannical government.