Officially sponsored by Attack from Planet B, The Dead of Night Film Festival – Merseyside’s only film festival dedicated to horror and genre movies – has curated an incredible selection of feature films and horror shorts for you to enjoy at the Southport Bijou Cinema, 2nd-3rd October.
6 horrific feature films, 18 terrifying short movies, 2 insightful Q&As, and a fabulous horror-themed quiz are waiting for you at the Southport Bijou Cinema. Every attendee will also receive an official Dead of Night 2021 poster, designed by the tremendous Uncle Frank Productions, along with a 12-page programme.
Cyst | Directed by Tyler Russell
In the 1960s a nurse’s last day is ruined when a doctor inadvertently creates a cyst monster that terrorizes the office.
Bad Candy | Directed by Scott B. Hansen, Desiree Connell
Local Halloween stories of both myth and lessons learned in the community of New Salem. With its annual Psychotronic FM Halloween show, re-enactment radio DJs Chilly Billy and Paul weave the tales of the supernatural of years gone by. In this small town it’s a grimy ending for most, but will a few good souls survive?
Werewolves Within (Q&A) | Directed by Josh Ruben
A snowstorm traps town residents together inside the local inn, where newly arrived forest ranger Finn and postal worker Cecily must try to keep the peace and uncover the truth behind a mysterious creature that has begun terrorising the community.
Ditched | Directed by Christopher Donaldson
After a routine prison transfer crashes in the forest, young Inuit paramedic Melina finds herself surrounded by murderers with a mere 100 feet to climb out of a ditch to escape. When they are attacked by an unseen force in the forest, Melina’s short journey to safety becomes the ultimate contest of wills.
Knocking | Directed by Frida Kempff
A woman leaves a psychiatric ward after a nervous breakdown, only to start hearing mysterious knocking sounds in her apartment.
Zomblogalypse (Q&A) | Directed by Hannah Bungard, Tony Hipwell, Miles Watts
Hannah, Miles and Tony have been vlogging their way through the zombie apocalypse for almost a decade. In an effort to commemorate the survival milestone, they decide to make a film chronicling their misadventures. They quickly discover however, that making a film in the apocalypse is even more difficult than it was before. With a blackmailed cast and crew swiftly succumbing to the undead, the trio desperately rush to prove that the apocalypse is temporary, and film is forever.
For more information on Dead of Night 2021 and to purchase tickets, please visit twoheadedsnake.co.uk