26 Nov 2019

Over and Out from Abertoir 2019!

We've had a day to (barely) catch up on sleep but we're thrilled to say Abertoir 2019 has been a resounding success! We can't thank you all enough for joining us this week - audience and guests alike! - and making the six days of the festival an absolute joy. Read on to find out this year's audience-voted winners, and as for 2020? Well...watch this space!

Abertoir Short Film Competition

1st - Rain Catcher (Michele Fiascaris, UK 2018)
2nd - The Cunning Man (Zoe Dobson, UK 2019)
3rd - Midnight (Katie Bonham, UK 2019)
4th - El Cuento (Lucas Paulino & Ángel Torres, Spain 2019)
5th - Where Blood Lies (Byron Qiao, USA 2019)

MIFF Méliès d'Argent

Rain Catcher (Michele Fiascaris, UK 2018)

New Features

1st - Why Don't You Just Die! (Kirill Sokolov, Russia 2018)
2nd - Blood & Flesh: The Reel Life and Ghastly Death of Al Adamson (David Gregory, USA 2018)
3rd - The Nightingale (Jennifer Kent, Australia 2019)

Classic Features

1st - Alien (Ridley Scott, UK/USA 1979)
2nd - Death Line (Gary Sherman, USA 1972)
3rd - Event Horizon (Paul WS Anderson, UK/USA 1997)