Programmers for the Berlinale Film Festival, H.L. Mencken seems to use the definition as the maxim of the film selection. After seeing one of the films they have chosen to perform in the annual event, they are confronted with the fear that someone might be happy. Going out of the Competition or Panorama category can be a food-vegetable exercise.
Will the blindfolded movie-watcher have a nice slice of bacon almost at the sampling days and nights after the overeating of overstuffed food? The task is not easy. Sundance, Tribeca, Toronto and London have not yet followed Berlin and have added a Midnight episode for horror, science fiction, fantasy, off-beat comedy and other films.