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 Eyeslicervarious directors | The Eyeslicer IFFR 2018 535′
The Eyeslicer slams into your eyeballs leaving you lacerated, confused and somewhat troubled with a non-hierarchic, yet heavily curated collection of animation, video art, advertising, music videos and anything else that qualifies as a moving image. A variety TV show by the latest generation of American indie filmmakers.
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.
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.
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.