Fixation

Fixation (2022)

Fixation had its UK première at Soho Horror Film Festival 2023 In keeping with a psychological preoccupation already implied by its title, Fixation opens both with a vague textual trigger warning, and a primal scene. In the latter, little girl Dora Ann Rollins (Ariella Cannon) dances alone to a song with joyous abandon before a…

That's Our Time

That’s Our Time (2022)

That’s Our Time screened at PanicFest 2023 “I guess, er, disconnected,” says Danny (Marque Richardson) right at the start of Alex Backes’ That’s Our Time, his very words wrenched, at least initially, from their context. This is how much of this short film is structured, as we see fragments of Danny’s working day, without quite…

Luz

Luz (2018)

Luz first published by Little White Lies Bloody and in a daze, cab driver Luz Carrara (Luana Velis) walks into a German police station and gets herself a can from the drinks machine, entirely unnoticed. After all, as a foreign, working class woman, Luz is practically invisible, the kind of person who would hardly capture…