• Are You Sitting Comfortably? Horror Shorts

  • Thu, 26-03-2020 at 19:30
  • Black Box
    18-22 Hill Street
    BT1 2LA Belfast
Are You Sitting Comfortably? Horror Shorts - Black Box - Belfast

A collection of new short films to elicit chills and thrills, and some that may even make you laugh! From ghost stories, to killer thrillers and with a good splattering of body horror there's something here for all fans of the macabre. We even have a film from the son of a maestro of gore! HARD, CRACKED THE WIND - Compelled to buy an old writing case a poet is driven to complete the poem written by the ghost of the last owner. Directed by Mark Jenkin (BAIT).ACIDE - An ominous cloud is slowly moving inland, forcing the population to run away. As the cloud keeps on moving forward inescapably, panic strikes.SWIPE - A girl finds out that she has a match on a dating app with a stranger, despite swiping him to the left moments ago, she starts to fear that the man is dangerously close to her.CHANGELING - A new mother becomes increasingly mesmerised and appalled by the strange transformations happening around her baby. She instinctively hides them, unaware they are building towards a final metamorphosis - her own.PLEASE SPEAK CONTINUOUSLY AND DESCRIBE YOUR EXPERIENCES AS THEY COME TO YOU - A psychiatric patient with a brain implant that allows her to relive her dreams finds her reality being encroached upon in unappetising and surreal ways.THE BOOGEYWOMAN - A curious teenager is drawn to her small town's local legend, only to find that the "Boogeywoman" is flesh and blood - the mother she never had.BACKWOODS - 1907, Massachusetts. A scholar drifts from his path and finds himself in a house he assumed to be deserted - apart from a beguiling book containing dark secrets that exerts a powerful hold over those who come into contact with it.Part of 'On the Pulse' short film festival. Cinemagic ‘On The Pulse’ funded by the Department for Communities through Northern Ireland Screen.Duration: 1hr 30mins / Cert: 18+ All patrons require a ticket.