Film Festival 10-20 april 2019 EYE in Amsterdam
During The Best of Imagine, you can visit the best attended films of the festival.
Early slasher with an ominous role for Mother Nature and a surprise from the resident psychopath.
Thoughtful coming-of-age superhero movie focuses on characters and offers a stance on outsiders.
The Imagine audience is called for help in the worldwide search for Tolkien’s most mysterious fantasy figure.
Late eighties slasher has the grotesque mug of its psychopath going for it, as well as a rough, pre-gentrification New York.
In Nieuw Nederlands Peil, Dutch and Belgian short movies are shown.
Traumatised serial killer scalps his female victims in rarely screened gruesome horror classic.
Intense and incredibly well-acted psychological drama that confuses the viewer along with its characters.
Deprogrammer takes on a young cult member in a sinister thriller that brilliantly zigzags towards its creepy finale.
Juvenile camp survivors deal with new horrors in allegorical wartime thriller that is both coming-of-age and survivor story.
A young musician hangs out with Death in a macabre and stunning fairy-tale full of original ideas and humour.
Raw, unpolished cult film plunges the viewer deep into the insanity of Charles Manson and his followers.
Both eerie and hilarious throwback to old-school British horror and sci-fi, with a touch of Black Mirror.
Shorts program that highlights family ties.
Second part of the Korean blockbuster brings more spectacle and moral dilemmas to death and the afterlife.
Film concert in which the film Aelita is shown while the German-Scottish electro-acoustic duo Garland performs live.
Great animation and fast-paced action go hand in hand in this highly entertaining ode to film and art.
Workers trapped inside the Copenhagen metro tube in incredibly tense claustrophobic nail biter.
Tense psychological thriller also connects with current social and global issues.
Did you know that Jennifer Jason Leigh made her acting debut in one of the better sleazy slashers of the early eighties? You do now!
Ridley Scott’s unparalleled blend of science fiction and horror delivers yet another gut punch with this 4K restoration.
Film students follow the story of an alleged witch, in Tunisian horror that uses its Arab cultural roots to provide scares and shocks.
Teenage guerrilla soldiers on booze and mushrooms in hallucinatory jungle thriller that mixes Heart of Darkness with Lord of the Flies.
Korean monster-meets-political-intrigue hybrid delivers full-blown horror, leading to a baffling finale.
Supernatural horror comedy from the people who brought us Wyrmwood excels in deadpan humour and outrageous monster action.
The remains of the human race discover a secret world in the middle of the earth, in a sequel that is as hilarious as it is baffling.
Anime master Mamoru Hosoda uses a magical world to teach a young boy much needed life lessons.
Isabelle Huppert brings an amazing performance to Neil Jordan’s female psychological thriller.
Mysterious events at a lake set off Lovecraftian take on Slavic myth with a tender and fragile romance at the heart of it.
A search for the origins of Alien is a dazzling and completely original approach to Ridley Scott’s masterpiece.
Totally weird German film nominally fits the supernatural horror category, but defies audience expectations right from the very start.
Shorts program that will leave you thinking "what the f*ck did I just watch?"
The archetype of all summer camp slashers peppers its simple plot with creative special make-up effects by master make-up artist Tom Savini.
Ode to satanic black metal band Mayhem is an emotional, at times funny, violent and tragic story.
Mixture of space western and coming-of-age shines brightly with its cool design and a strong teen female lead.
Magnificent looking space travel epic also reflects on dynamics, needs and beliefs of every human society.
Golden Globe winner Fatih Akin shows the true face of a serial killer in the most gruesome and intense film of the festival.
A mother is disturbed by her son in creepy, suspenseful horror that plays on every parent’s greatest fear.
This non-gory though chilling venture into body horror from the Czech Republic would make even David Cronenberg cringe.
David Lynch’s breakthrough has become a classic, dark and witty at the same time.
The devil is trapped in the basement in moody horror mystery that cleverly plays with the viewers’ expectations.
A unique look behind the scenes of Blue Velvet with gorgeous, never seen before material of this iconic film.
Shorts program filled with monsters from all shapes and sizes.
A young woman is abducted by a tattoo artist in a beautiful and unsettling tale about obsession that goes further than skin deep.
Delightful Korean genre bender mixes action, superhero, horror and slapstick with coming-of-age.
Filmer en onstuitbare cinefiel Martin Koolhoven (Oorlogswinter, Brimstone) neemt tijdens De Keuze van Koolhoven een verfrissende duik in het cinematografisch verleden.
Three freshmen discover the dark side of a frat house in a nasty little horror film that takes hazing to the next level.
A modern fable about a demonic dress is both laugh-out-loud funny and deeply disturbing.
Haunting and bizarre imagery and a poignant relationship between brother and sister in a drama that defies categorization.
Taut thriller, reminiscent of Reservoir Dogs and Free Fire, keeps you on the edge of your seat throughout.
Sensitive mix of drama, horror and fantasy offers all sorts of ghosts and not just the ones you expect.
Japanese zombie comedy is not only hilarious, but also uses multiple layers to cleverly mislead its viewers.
Shorts programma waarin we een kijkje nemen in de toekomst.
A magician goes looking for the murderer of his father, in stylish murder mystery that is an irresistible treat for giallo fans.
Drug deals and blackmail in Rear Window inspired crime thriller with a distinct South African flavour.
Australian zom-com combines a sweet story with a barrage of jokes and bloody gore.