International Halloween Film Festival
October 25th - 27th & November 1st - 3rd in AC201
Are you ready to embrace the thrill, the chills, and the Halloween spirit? Six nights of terrifyingly fantastic films! Special Halloween snacks and treats! Join us for a spine-tingling cinematic experience brought to you by the Chinese Society, Postgrad Research Society, ISLA, India Society, and Mexican Society. See you there, if you dare!
ISLA Society presents
A Ghost of a Chance
When a not-so-stellar lawyer is in need of something to help her case she has to rely on an unconventional witness for testimony. Will the court agree to hear testimony from and will the witness appear in the first place? After all, we are talking about a samurai ghost. More info
Wednesday Oct 25th, 6pm, in AC201
A mythological story about a goddess who created the entire universe. The plot revolves around the consequences when humans build a temple for her first-born.. More info
Wednesday Nov 1st, 6pm, in AC201
Chinese Society presents
Get in the Dark
A reporter hears three horror stories when investigating a case of the paper doll spirit 20 years ago. Miss Qiao had died in vain then, and her butler paid a paper craftsman to make a paper doll to be buried with her. Miss Qiao's spirit is revived to take revenge when the doll's eyes are drawn, and a series of horrible events begins to happen.
Thursday Oct 26th, 6pm, in AC201
Marry my Dead Body
Wu Ming-Han, a straight policeman who is homophobic and ghost-phobic, accidentally picks up a red wedding envelope while collecting evidence. He finds himself betrothed to the envelope's owner Mao Pang-Yu, a gay man who died under mysterious circumstances. The duo must work through their differences and join forces to solve the case, seeking justice for Mao. More info
Thursday Nov 2nd, 6pm, in AC201
A couple travels to Northern Europe to visit a rural hometown's fabled Swedish mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly devolves into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Friday Oct 27th, 6pm, in AC201
In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. This visually spectacular film won numerous awards including 3 Oscars. Directed by Guillermo del Toro.
Friday Nov 3rd, 6pm, in AC201