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1hr 30 mins
Dir: Various

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Italian horror films are better known outside of Italy. From Bava to Fulci, the great Italian masters of this genre have emulators and devoted fans all across the globe. In Italy, Italian horror films have been largely confined to critical rediscovery over the past 15-20 years. However, a new generation of filmmakers has been exploring the horror genre, despite the many difficulties of an ever-shrinking market dominated by American blockbuster producers. These films should be seen through the lens of experimentation, like the rise of new forces in a challenging field both from the production and aesthetic standpoint.

films:

Birthday

Dir: Alberto Viavattene
Italy 2017
14 mins

Night. An abusive nurse integrates her salary by secretly selling prescription drugs to junkies and stealing from the most vulnerable patients. ​

 

I See Monsters

Dir: Federico Alotto
Italy 2013
15 mins

Some doors should never be opened.

 

La Zona Avvelenata

Dir: Michele Alberto Chironi & Danilo Quibrino
Italy 2014
18 mins

We are driven by fate and we wallow in chaos. We can only try to fool ourselves.

 

Il Sentire Dell’occhio

Dir: Alessia Cecchet
Italy 2017
6 mins

The concept of death through a post-humanist lens: how humans understand and perceive “the other,” the animal, which is transformed the moment it dies.

 

Doppelganger

 

Dir: Simone Corallini Italy 2014
18 mins

A confused woman fighting herself. Fears and ghosts of the past return in the form of nightmares suspended in a vertigo that gives no rest.

 

Undercover Mistress

Dir: Giulio Ciancamerla
Italy 2016
13 mins

During a shooting, a man enjoys scaring a girl until she decides to leave. A man and a woman? Which one is the dominant genre?