Night Visions International Film Festival is the biggest, the oldest and the most prestigious film festival in Finland focusing on – but not limited to – fantasy, horror, science fiction and action cinema. The festival is arranged twice a year in Helsinki.
This dystopian science fiction tale set in the near future where Earth has been taken over by an alien species, the titular “boogeys”, features a stellar performance by the Guillermo del Toro favourite Doug Jones (The Shape of Water, Hellboy).
The Mexico-based genre maestro Bogliano (Here Comes the Devil, Scherzo Diabolico, Late Phases) and his co-director Quiroz make a surprise turn with their latest elevated horror short shot entirely in Sweden – and in Swedish.
Director-screenwriter Severin Eskeland, who shocked Night Visions audiences in 2017 with his “hammer feature” Lust, tells us a cautionary tale of a Halloween prank going a few steps too far.
Repeater is an English-language superhero tale directed by the Finnish newcomer Jyri Koski and starring PJ Marshall (Maggie, Luke Cage, Underground). The ambitious action adventure is edited by Joona Louhivuori of Iron Sky fame and features a spectacular score by the award-winning Panu Aaltio.
The directorial debut of one of the screenwriters of the Norwegian horror hit Villmark Asylum (2015) is a dream-like science fiction tale set in and around the Global Seed Vault of the Arctic island of Svalbard.
The latest short by the upcoming local genre talent Nalle Mielonen is a moody tale of two burglars choosing the absolute worst moment to break in a house, realizing only too late that they’ve taken a few steps too far.
Suck is a wicked story of a twisted relationship between a New York real estate broker and his alpha male client. It is the first fictional short directed by Anthony Sneed, best known to Night Visions audiences as the male lead of Frank Henenlotter’s cult hit Bad Biology.