Now a mainstay of the Fantasia Film Festival’s annual programming block, Born of Woman showcases some of the highest quality and innovative short films out there.
It might have aimed to put Montreal on the horror map as a hotbed of filmmaking talent, but is so parochially focused it’s unlikely viewers outside the city will get much out of it.
The 2018 Fantasia International Film Festival came to a close August 2 (with the sold-out Canadian premiere of Panos Cosmatos’ MANDY), and a new round of award-winners from among the event’s many movies has just been announced.
There just isn’t enough variety to support a nearly two-hour running time across eight different shorts.
Writer/director Tilman Singer’s unique mood piece is confounding and engrossing in equal measure.