After last year’s ‘Virtual Edition’ of The Dead of Night Film Festival, we finally got a traditional DoNFF in 2021, returning with a weird and wonderful selection of horror films.
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.”
Several years have now passed since other-worldly blue lights first descended from the skies as the alien invasion of Earth began. The once-killer extraterrestrials known as ‘Pilots’ have had their biology altered so they can now peacefully coexist with humans on a ravaged future-Earth. When a lethal new alien virus emerges, military commander General Radford warns that without action, the Pilots will revert to their unstoppable, human-hunting form. To save the Earth, super-powered human-alien hybrid Captain Rose Corley must lead a team of elite soldiers on a deadly mission…
“To save our world, she must invade theirs.”
The Dead of Night Film Festival returned this year despite everything happening in the world, proving you can’t keep a good horror hound down. After all, look at how many different ways Christopher Lee died as Dracula. This year’s festival was a free virtual edition!
“27 Short Movies. 4 Filmmaker Q&As. Across 12 Horrific Hours.”
FrightFest Digital Edition 2020 presents the World Premiere of revealing documentary The Horror Crowd on 29th August on the Arrow Video Screen.
Fear…the most primal of human emotions. Dracula, Frankenstein, The Wolfman… The Exorcist, Jaws, Alien… What made the creators of these films dream up the nightmares that kept us up at night? Were they as strange and twisted as their creations? And what about today’s creators of horror? Who are the minds behind the macabre of present day?
“We have a rich tradition of horror!”
Whilst most film festivals are going digital, the 20th annual Tromadance Film Festival drives on to The Mahoning Drive-In Theater for reel independent entertainment on 7-8 August!
“Let’s watch some art!”
So as the dust settles and people start heading back to their normal everyday lives, it’s a time for reflection of the weekend that’s just past.
Horror fans from all across the UK travelled in their droves to attend For the Love of Horror 2019, which took place at Bowlers Exhibition Centre in Manchester.
“A spine chilling death defying experience.”
The Dead of Night Film Festival returned to Liverpool and this time there were more short films (and a quiz too!), all for the low price of £12 for the day. In total there were three feature films and nine shorts screening on Sunday 13th October.
“Made for horror fans by horror fans.”
The London Korean Film Festival (LKFF) has launched its full programme of films and events for the upcoming 14th edition, taking place from 1st-14th November in London before embarking on the annual tour 18th-24th November.
“Korean cinema continues to excite global audiences with a steady stream of titles that satisfy both artistic and commercial appetites.”
Fire up your VCR and join Lunchmeat VHS for four VHS-fueled, fun-filled days and nights celebrating the glory of VHS with screenings, special appearances and analog-driven events sure to soak you with nostalgia!
“Rewind your mind!”
Reaching the milestone of fifteen years, Fantastic Fest blasts off with the widest selection of weird and wonderful genre films gathered from across the world to screen in Austin, TX, from September 19-26, 2019, bringing a diverse array of global filmmakers for a highly-controlled explosion of curated cinematic mayhem.
“Our fifteenth year is a one-of-a-kind of celebration of the cinema we champion: brilliant and out-there.”
The Tromadance Film Festival is an annual free film festival presented by Troma Entertainment, the longest running independent film company in the United States – celebrating 45 years of independent art!