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THE HORROR CROWD World Premiere at FrightFest Digital Edition 2020 (29 August)

THE HORROR CROWD World Premiere at FrightFest Digital Edition 2020 (29 August)

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 WolfmanThe 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!”

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The 20th Annual Tromadance Film Festival Drives On to The Mahoning Drive-In Theater (7-8 August)

The 20th Annual Tromadance Film Festival Drives On to The Mahoning Drive-In Theater (7-8 August)

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!”

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For the Love of Horror (Saturday 19th-Sunday 20th October 2019)

For the Love of Horror (Saturday 19th-Sunday 20th October 2019)

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.”

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The Dead of Night Film Festival (Sunday 13th October 2019)

The Dead of Night Film Festival (Sunday 13th October 2019)

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.”

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London Korean Film Festival 2019 Celebrates A Century of Korean Cinema

London Korean Film Festival 2019 Celebrates A Century of Korean Cinema

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.”

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VHStival 2019 📼 A Celebration of the Iconic Video Format

Linnea Quigley's Horror Workout

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!”

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Fifteen Years of Fantastic Fest: Celebrating the Weird and Wonderful Genre Films from Across the World!

Fantastic Fest 2019

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.”

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Celebrate Independent Art at the 19th Annual Tromadance Film Festival in Brooklyn, June 21-22

Celebrate Independent Art at the 19th Annual Tromadance Film Festival in Brooklyn, June 21-22

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!

“Let’s watch some art!”

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Starburst International Film Festival Welcomes Hall of Fame Award Recipient Lloyd Kaufman to the UK!

Starburst International Film Festival Welcomes Hall of Fame Award Recipient Lloyd Kaufman to the UK!

Starburst Magazine have invited Lloyd Kaufman, president of Troma Entertainment and creator of The Toxic Avenger, to the United Kingdom for the 2019 Starburst International Film Festival.

“Let’s appreciate some art!”

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The Dead of Night Film Festival (Sunday 21st October 2018)

The Dead of Night Film Festival (Saturday 21st October 2018)

Liverpool Horror Club (LHC) and Two-Headed Snake Entertainment presented their second The Dead of Night Film Festival – this time in Liverpool – and like all LHC events there was a great club atmosphere where everyone is friendly, and you can chat to the people involved in the festival and the films.

“Liverpool’s only horror film festival!”

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Hereditary (2018, USA)

Hereditary (2018)

There isn’t much I haven’t already seen when it comes to horror films. I’ve been watching them ever since I was old enough to get away with it, or even before (on one occasion I got in to see The Exorcist while underage because I was accompanied by a priest!). I’ve seen all the regular horror tropes play out in scores of films, with varying degrees of success.

Although the overriding premise of Ari Aster’s first feature, Hereditary, isn’t a particularly original one, the unfolding and execution of that premise is exceptional.

“Every family tree hides a secret.”

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Fractured Visions Film Festival Comes to Tramshed Cinema in Cardiff (UK) 29-30 September

Fractured Visions Film Festival

Fractured Visions Film Festival – a celebration of all things horror – is headed up by filmmaker Phil Escott and genre academic Dr. Mikel J. Koven. The festival was designed to help spotlight both emerging talent within the horror genre and those who have helped build it. Over two days, Fractured Visions will be showing eight new feature films and two classics along with ten new short films.

“The main goal of the festival is to help filmmakers avoid the sharks that are circling the UK film industry.”

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