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’
Swedish Candy, Some Violence and a Bit of CatEster Martin Bergsmark IFFR 2018 45′
Sugary clash and merging of violence and love, old and new, Tarzan and Jane. Above all an incitement to transgress the boundaries between all these binaries.
KathleeenWill Rahilly IFFR 2018 25′
Wat is a connection when your modem fails and the internet is your religion? Kathleeen and her laptop look for meaning in a dark, yet hilarious, digital world.
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!
Night Is Short, Walk On GirlYuasa Masaaki IFFR 2018 93′
Forget the anime you know. This hallucinatory trip through Kyoto’s nightlife surprises frame by frame with sparkling, colourful, constantly changing animation styles. Will shy Senpai manages to declare his love to Otome the unstoppable party animal? An animation like no other.