Screening with HE WATCHES and THE THIRD
THE LATENT IMAGE (World Premiere)
Dir: Alex Birrell. Starring: Joshua Tonks, Jay Clift, William Tippery. U.K. (2022) 83 mins.
Truth and fiction intertwine in this typewriter taught thriller from the creators of the award winning short film of the same name. When Stephen King wannabe, Ben, retreats to an isolated rural cabin to start on his latest novel and to escape the growing tension with his boyfriend Jamie, he expects to find inspiration in horror, but little does he know, he's about to face more tha just a paper cut as he becomes the protagonist of his own novela nightmare.
Working late into the night, he wakes to find a wounded man in the cabin, claiming to be a hunter whose car had broken down nearby. Intrigued and attracted to the mysterious and handsome intruder Ben decides to secretly use him as inspiration as the antagonist for his new book: a savage murder believed to have taken place in the very cabin he has rented. After all, imitation is the sincerest form of battery.
*This screening will be geo-blocked, and only accessible to UK based viewers*
Screening with HE WATCHES (UK Premiere)
Dir: Joshua Conkel. Starring: Marc Bendavid, Matthew Wilkas. USA (2023) 14mins
40-something Tom has his boyfriend Mikey move in. What seems like domestic bliss at first gives way to creeping dread as a malevolent spirit makes itself known. This gay ghost will stop at nothing to get close to Tom, even if that means eliminating Mikey.
and THE THIRD (UK Premiere)
Dir: Tim O'Leary. Starring: Eric Toms, Tim Christian, Zach Cannon. USA (2023) 7mins
During Pride weekend, a gay couple invites another man over for a little... fun.