Maximalism in the extreme. Films, performances and an installation bring together different disciplines in a swirling mash-up of contemporary pop culture.
Films in ‘Maximum Overdrive’
Snowy Bing Bongs Across the North Star Combat ZoneRachel Wolther, Alex H. Fischer IFFR 2018 40′
A road trip through a universe in which farts are deafening and dance and comedy make a great combo. The Snowy Bing Bongs hit overdrive every minute resulting in bonkers TV comedy.
WijRene Eller IFFR 2018 100′
In a village on the Dutch-Belgian border a group of teens pull stupid pranks, have sex and seek excitement. However, during the summer that started so languorously, the initially playful messing about turns into prostitution, power dynamics and blackmail. An intense event forces sometimes painful introspection upon the group in this modern coming-of-age drama.
Team HurricaneAnnika Berg IFFR 2018 95′
A group of teen girls refuse to conform to the world’s demands. With brightly-coloured leggings, Pikachu and plenty of raised middle fingers they steer themselves towards adulthood in a film that with its neon-green subtitles is equally unapologetic about its non-conformism.
Fanimaltastic!Jillian Mayer, Lucas Leyva, Karen Linda Johnson IFFR 2018 11′
Forget Oprah and Dr. Phil. This talk show puts Porky the Porcupine and Shivers the dog in the spotlight. Leave your human problems behind: it’s show time for animals!