From Wednesday the 25th until Friday the 27th of October, Film Events and Filmtheater Kriterion will jointly host the second edition of the three-day genre film festival “Amsterdamned”.
5 pm, K2 Deliverance (tribute John Boorman)
Preceded by: Mister Popular
7.30 pm, K1 De Lift (opening film; Dutch spoken, no English subs)
Preceded by: Salvatore
9.30 pm, K2 It Stains the Sands Red
Preceded by: Spooked
5 pm, K2 Zardoz (tribute John Boorman)
Preceded by: Last Call Lenny
7.30 pm, K2 Psiconautas, los niños olvidados
Preceded by: Netflix & Chill
9.30 pm, K2 Game of Death
Preceded by: Sweet Tooth + Fucking Bunnies
5 pm, K2 Excalibur (tribute John Boorman)
7.30 pm, K2 The Autopsy of Jane Doe
Preceded by: What Happened to Her
9.30 pm, K2 The Evil Within
Preceded by: The Call of Charlie
12 am, K2 The Void
Preceded by: When Susurrus Stirs
(Andre Øvredal, UK/US 2016)
The body of an unidentified woman harbours a dark secret. Two coroners have a long and terrible night ahead of them in this suspenseful horror film by Andre Øvredal (Trollhunter).
(John Boorman, US 1972)
The churning river is not the only danger in John Boorman’s relentless survival thriller and the mother of all backwoods horror films. Squeal like a pig!
(Andrew Getty, US 2017)
This descent into the deepest madness of a troubled filmmaker, a member of the Getty family of millionaires, was fifteen years in the making.
(John Boorman, US/UK 1981)
More than thirty years before Game of Thrones came out, John Boorman made this serious, adult fantasy film that sets the legend of King Arthur in a kind of Middle Earth.
(Sebastien Landry, Laurence Baz Morais, FR/CA/US 2017)
The Ouija board is child’s play compared to GAME OF DEATH: an innocent looking board game that demands 25 deaths. Who must die? Who cares? Hilarious splatter horror.
(Colin Minihan, US 2017)
Can you escape a hungry zombie in the desert? Molly discovers it’s not as easy as it seems. Winner of the Midnight X-Treme programme at the Sitges film festival.
(Dick Maas, NL 1983)
What if a seemingly ordinary elevator develops its own, dark will? With this brilliant idea and an excellent execution, Dick Maas’ debut film became the must-see horror film of 1983.
Birdboy: The Forgotten Children
(Alberto Vazquez, Pedro Rivero, Spain 2015)
Subversive animation film about two teenagers, Birdboy and Dinki, who are trying to escape their depressing environment. Violent, funny, crude, nasty and poignant.
(Jeremy Gillespie, Steven Kostanski, CA 2016)
Eighties-style horror is back! A hospital is plagued by creepy figures looking for a portal into a Lovecraftian dimension. Mr. Horror’s midnight movie tip!
(John Boorman, Ireland/US 1974)
In the 23rd century, barbarian Zed (Sean Connery) discovers that the world functions differently than he thought. This science fiction satire by John Boorman is one of the most remarkable cult films of the seventies.
Tickets are on sale now. Tickets can be collected from the Kriterion box office.
Single tickets: 9,50 euro
Day ticket (3 films): 24 euro
Day ticket (4 films): 32 euro
3-day pass (10 films + festival T-shirt + 3 drink vouchers): 75 euro
Free entrance for Cinéville members.
Reservations can only be made by phone at 020 623 17 07 (daily from 12 to 10 pm).
Ordering tickets online is unfortunately not possible yet.
On Saturday night, November 4th, Rudolf van den Berg’s Netherhorror classic DE JOHNSONS (1992) will be screened in honour of its 25th anniversary. Members of the original cast and crew will be present. The film will be preceded by the premiere of the documentary XANGADIX LIVES! by Yfke van Berkelaer and Bram Roza, which sheds light on the turbulent origins of DE JOHNSONS.
Rotterdamned | Saturday, 4 November, 19:30 hrs. | KINO Rotterdam, Gouvernestraat 129-133