We pick up where we left off with IFFR KINO. Showing unsurpassed underground hits of IFFR that are crying out to be seen a second time, every first Wednesday of the month in KINO. A selection spanning the whole spectrum of weird.
IFFR KINO #13: The Doom Generation
Gregg Araki, USA/France, 1995, 84’
Stylised and psychadelic film about the intense and wild relationship between three hopelessly-lost and hopelessly-beautiful young people. ), A seventeen- year-old speed princess, her naïve boyfriend Jordan White (James Duval) and the extremely sexy tramp Xavier Red are forced to undertake a bizarre road-trip when Xavier, unannounced, shoots the head off a QuickieMart employee.
Wednesday 7 March | 19:30
IFFR KINO #14: Audition
Miike Takashi, Japan, 1999, 115’
Hair-raising psychological thriller filled with scared thighs, addresses of houses that have been boarded up for years, impure whisky, acupuncture needles, piano strings and scary manipulations with time. The international breakthrough for Miike Takashi.
Wednesday 4 April | 19:30
IFFR KINO #15: Bridgend
Jeppe Rønde, Denemarken, 2015, 99’
Over a 5-year period in Bridgend in Wales, 79 people, many of them teenagers, committed suicide without leaving any clue as to why. This is the starting point for Danish Rønde’s feature debut - an atmospheric, at times mysterious social drama. Hannah Murray convinces as the 'new girl in town'.
Wednesday 2 May | 19:30
IFFR KINO #16: Millennium Mambo
Hou Hsiao-hsien, Taiwan/France, 2001, 105’
Brilliant and original film-making with the more than sexy Shu Qi in the lead. Kaleidoscope of lives, loves and business deals, of techno, drugs and alcohol in contemporary Taipei and a trip to wintery Japan.
Wednesday 6 June | 19:30
All films start at 19:30 hours (subject to confirmation). For interviews, general information, updates and sidebar programmes, see: IFFR.com/calendar
Photo in header: Still: Millennium Mambo