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’
The GooseMike Maryniuk IFFR 2018 72′
This deaf-and-dumb young man who is called ‘the Goose’ by his scoffing acquaintances makes the most psychedelic of journeys by fax machine. Like a goose leaving for the sun in the winter, this anti-hero is looking for somewhere else to find his own voice. Absurdist drama that makes eager use of stop-motion carpet figures, silent-film references, computer animation, video and arcade games.
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!
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.
The Eyeslicer 90s Hangoutvarious directors | The Eyeslicer IFFR 2018 360′
In a specially fitted-out 1990s hangout in Het Nieuwe Instituut, you can immerse yourself in a collection of bizarre short films by a new generation of American filmmakers. Also featuring new work from Rotterdam artists’ collective Lastplak, and you can play on pinball machines with ’90s film themes from the Dutch Pinball Museum.