Horrible Imaginings Film Festival 2014 Extras


Reviewed by Alicia Glass

Aside from the astounding shorts and films we were graced with at this years’ HIFF, many of which I saw and thoroughly enjoyed, Miguel and company provided live entertainments! Here are some highlights –


Bradley Voytek, professor of Neuro/Cognitive Science at UCSD, wrote a book called Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep: A Neuroscientific View of the Zombie Brain, and came and did a presentation based on his book! Read more about it here.


Scott Paulson’s Teeny-Tiny Pit Orchestra gave us a live performance where the audience got to use musical instruments to provide the soundtrack to the little-known silent film Genuine: A Tale of a Vampire! I’ve never gotten to see a theremin used in real life before, it was wonderful!


And finally, Russian artist Anna Yanushkevich gave a macabre dance performance live and in person in the theater! She and her partner were so expressive and I had a front row seat, I could’ve reached out and touched them (not that I would), instead her haunting marionette and straight-jacket dances reached out and touched my little black heart!


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