Time & Location
Jan 13, 2023, 10:00 PM
Highways, 1651 18th St, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
About The Event
THIS PROGRAM FEATURES THE FOLLOWING FILMS:
Dir. Ruwan Heggelman
During her daily run, a girl unknowingly strays into the habitat of a tribe of killer gnomes. Lured by mysterious glowing mushrooms, she’ll soon wish she’d stayed on her usual path.
Dir. Hannah May Cumming USA
A popular teen’s dream to be crowned prom queen is threatened when she discovers she is pregnant with something even worse than her dumb jock boyfriend’s offspring.
While Mortals Sleep
Dir. Alex Folonoff USA
When a cold-case novelist’s career implodes, she seeks refuge at her friend’s remote vacation home. Upon arrival, she encounters a strange couple who claim to be the caretakers. As tensions build, a dark secret begins to emerge.
Dir. Álvaro Laguna
Flor and Guido live peacefully in a forest cabin. Their tranquility is cut short when Flor returns home from picking mushrooms and brings back the fetus of a strange creature, which awakens her long-repressed longing for motherhood.
Dirs. Nic Collins & Sean Godsey
“Beached” (a SXSW official selection) follows The Wail, an ancient creature of the deep that has come up to the surface to take away humanity’s pain.