It has been a good year for women in horror. This Halloween, The Finals Girls present a selection of shorts from some of the most exciting new female voices in genre cinema. Films that delve deep into the darkest human desires, bringing an unforgettable array of monsters to the screen. These slick and scary films explore themes of body anxiety, repressed desires, social pressures and unspoken fears. Embrace your nightmares because the future of horror is female. Bristol-based director Gabriela Staniszewska will introduce the selection which will include her own short film, I Should have Run.
- Dead. Tissue. Love.
Dir: Natasha Austin-Green, UK, 10mins
- Mother of Monsters
Dir: Julia Zanin de Paula, Spain, 9mins
- Undress Me
Dir: Amelia Moses, Canada, 13mins
Dir: Prano Bailey-Bond, UK, 5mins
- I Want You Inside Me
Dir: Alice Shindelar, USA, 13mins
Dir: Becki Pantling, UK, 6mins
- The Puppet Man
Dir: Jacqueline Castel, USA, 9mins
- Don't Think of a Pink Elephant
Dir: Suraya Raja, UK, 7mins
- Sorry, We're Closed
Dir: Alexis Makepeace, Canada, 6mins
- I Should Have Run
Dir: Gabriela Staniszewska, UK, 4mins
The Final Girls is a film collective which explores the intersections between feminism and horror film.