- Dec 12, 2018
Cursed Films (series): Are there real human skeletons in Poltergeist? Was there a bombing on the set of The Omen? This series from Shudder reveals behind-the-scenes tales from notoriously "cursed" horror film shoots. (Tip: Watch with the lights on.)
Director: Jay Cheel
TFW NO GF (documentary): A generation of lonely 20-something men bond on sites like 4chan and Twitter over feelings of "falling between the cracks." Follow their stories between their online personas and their feelings of "hyper-anonymity" IRL.
Director: Alex Lee Moyer
Born from the internet, the phrase "TFW NO GF" was originally used online to describe a lack of romantic companionship. Since then, it has evolved to symbolize a greater state of existence defined by isolation, rejection and alienation. The meme's protagonist, "WOJAK," has become the mascot to a vast online community consisting of self-described "hyper-anonymous twenty somethings" and "guys who slipped between the cracks." TFW NO GF asks: How has the zeitgeist come to bear down on a generation alienated by the 'real world'? Meet the lost boys who came of age on the internet- places like 4chan and Twitter, where they find camaraderie in despair.