Block 5. Thrillers & Other Stories

Regal LA Live, Cinema #13 – 11am-12.45pm


Henry is shocked by the appearance of German P.O.W.s in his rural farming community, and makes a decision that will impact his family for a generation.

Directed by Eli McGowan (USA)

Los Angeles premiere


It Is What It Is (Or The Standards Of Outrage)

Cupid’s Island “fan-fav” couple has broken up, and the world will never be the same. After being evicted from a love-themed reality show, Kevin Best returns to the real world and learns that his tv break-up has caused a simmering public outrage.

Directed by Beth Riesgraf (USA)


First Time Caller

Injured and isolated after crashing his parents’ car, Jansen Tull finds a new hobby in an old HAM radio, where he discovers an eccentric radio personality who hosts a show where the violence is real and the listeners are part of the show.

Directed by Nate Allison (USA)

World premiere



After two ISIS attacks eerily resemble passages from his latest book, a TV writer finds himself under thin ice when he realizes that the new TV show he’s been approached to develop by a mysterious Turkish production company might be used as a blueprint for the terrorist group’s new attack.

Directed by Jordi Calvet (Spain)

Los Angeles premiere



Inspired by real events, “Warning” retraces the crazy night of two accomplices convoying a mysterious truck. What was supposed to be a simple job turns into a nightmare when they are faced with a choice: turn a blind eye to the cargo or risk their lives…

Directed by Axel Zeiliger (France)


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