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Below is our 2017 schedule. The 2018 film schedule will be announced April 15th, 2018.

Thursday, june 15th
Screening Room A

Time / Name


Claire & Bruno, Short Foreign Horror-Comedy

Claire and Bruno are not very happy together. They are going on a vacation, secretly hoping to mend fences with each other. Just in time: the world is coming to an end.

Aunt Jean, TV Pilot

Sisters, Betrayal, The Ultimate Revenge is the end of innocence.

Besetment, Feature Horror

Amanda Millard, desperate for a job, takes a housekeeping position at the Oregon Hotel in a creepy, back country town in Oregon. Owners Mildred Colvin and her Son Billy seem nice enough at first. But once Amanda discovers their real intentions, a struggle to make a living turns into a fight for her life.

Hindsight, Short Suspense-Thriller

Connie, Short Horror-Comedy

Adam Peiper, Short Foreign Sci-Fi

Anywhere I Lay, Short Suspense-Thriller

A young woman, Selma, is on the run from her past and from herself. Plagued by sleep paralysis and nightmarish memories, Selma travels aimlessly, living in her car and scraping by on her last few dollars. A chance encounter on the road with a rural man and his family could prove the opportunity Selma needs to make a change in her life. But will her psychological distress and mysterious past prevent her from accepting the help that she needs?

All the Wrong Friends, Feature Suspense-Thriller

A group of high school friends reunite for a road trip a year after graduating but find their relationships have changed - and after one of them turns up dead, suspicions and accusations fly. No one is safe once everyone suspects everyone else in this twist-filled thriller.

Friday, june 16th
Screening Room A

Time / Name


My Radical Valentine, Short Horror

A heartbroken young woman who takes to online dating at the urging of a promiscuous friend, finds herself caught under the spell of a terrorist who is believed to be responsible for a rash of attacks targeting adulterers.

The Review, Web Episode

The Atoning, Feature Suspense-Thriller

Vera, Ray, and Sam, a seemingly normal family, are haunted by more than mere ghosts. The lingering horror of their past threatens their ability to function as a loving family until they become enlightened by a mystical encounter. From that moment on, they're thrust into a horror worse than anything they've ever experienced. Personal demons manifest and tear the family apart from the inside out as they come to terms with their past.

Astrid, Short Foreign Horror

Miguel is a former war photographer. Albert, who works in the morgue allows Miguel to take photos of dead women for his personal photographic project. One night, he meets the body of Astrid, a dead blond woman whose beauty transfixes him. Susan, Miguel’s girlfriend is frustrated from being rejected and ignored, and realises that only the dead ignites Miguel’s passion and desire for her. Miguel, realising that Astrid is buried, determines to revalue his current life and bury his past with its ghosts and to appreciate more again his life with Susan. Butit's too late, Astrid, an angel, perhaps a curse, it will leave an indelible mark.

Short Horror Block 1:
-Mother's Milk

-A Peculiar Thud

-The Sound of Fear

Mother's Milk: Two sisters get together for an evening and are terrorized by masked men with a certain desire.

A Peculiar Thud: Billy wakes up in the middle of the night to find a man at his door who wants to come in - and he won't take no for an answer.

The Sound of Fear: A young Deaf woman, IVY, inadvertently witnesses a group of meth addicts kill a sheriff in a remote resort town. On the run, Ivy races through the empty streets looking for help. She finds a vacationing family and tries to get them to call the police, but they can't understand her. The addicts burst in and kill the mom and dad. Ivy and the thirteen year-old daughter, Molly, flee.

Sam the Vamp, Short Horror-Comedy

Sam the Vamp, follows the life of a very old vampire who over the past few centuries has fallen into depression. Through a support group he tries to find a solution to the vampires' obsession with blood. Let's face it, killing isn't what it used to be.

Danger, Dames & Dangerous Games, Feature Horror-Comedy

Monsters are real – good, bad and very hungry. Now a clueless accountant is all that stands in the way of the world’s untimely demise.

Screening Room B

Time / Name


T.R.A.C.E., Short Sci-Fi

48 Hour Horror Film Project: Cleveland

-"Come Play with Me"
-"Safe House"

Death-ish, Short Horror-Comedy

Haunt Me, Short Horror-Comedy

Angie wants to see a ghost more than anything. After many failed attempts, she arrives at a bed and breakfast that could make her wish come true.

A Menacing Proposal, Short Horror-Comedy

When Maggie tells Connor they need to talk, Connor assumes she is going to break up with him. So he and his best friend Jack devise a hare brained and disastrous scheme to get her to change her mind

Afterthought, Feature Student

Ben Sawyer's life spirals out of control after the suicide of his college friend, Matt Whitaker. After the funeral, Ben begins to notice strange figures stalking him and his world unravels. The line between reality and hallucination blurs, and large gaps in time have vanished from his memory. In order to reclaim control of his life, Ben must follow the rabbit hole down into a darkness he may never escape.

La Casa De Los Opas, Feature Foreign Horror

It’s 1970´s, young Ana arrives to a Mansion in the outskirts to work as a maid. Her real purpose is to avenge her parents death at the hands of her current employer. As the days pass by, Ana discovers another of the dark secrets of that important family. They keep people locked up in a hidden house in the forest living in subhuman conditions. Soon, Ana gains their confidence to carry out her revenge. The plan is simple: set the mysterious residents free.

Saturday, june 17th
Screening Room A

Time / Name


The Lurking Man, Feature Suspense-Thriller

Cailean struggled all her life trying to live with a childhood trauma, her need to forget drove her to drink and her addiction is destroying her family and is causing her to lose her son; she is now dying and her memories are scrambled. The Angel of Death wants to coerce her into redemption by forcing her to remember and face her past.

Down the Stairs, Short Suspense-Thriller

Clayton Carver is having a great deal of trouble communicating with his young daughter Maddy. Rendered mute by a horrific trauma, Maddy has difficulty expressing herself. Frustrated to the brink, Clayton handles the situation the only way he knows how and reality begins to spiral out of control.

Horror-Comedy Block 1:

-Black in Red Out: Meryl has been crushing on Davey for a while now, so when her roommate Leah tells her to go for it, she musters up the courage to tell him how she feels at their party. When the zombie apocalypse breaks out in the middle of the party what seems like a disaster could actually work in Meryl's favor — if she survives that is.

Bride of Frankie: In this darkly comedic feminist nod to Mary Shelley’s FRANKENSTEIN, a not-so-mad scientist builds a mate for her mentor’s lonely creation with electrifying, and deadly, results.

The Phantom Hour: A vampire's deadly plan for his guests is jeopardized when his dimwitted servant ruins their dinner.

Postpartum, Short Suspense-Thriller

A good mother would never hurt her children, at least not intentionally.

Tempus Tormentum, Feature Horror

A drifter passing through a small town is drugged by three masked psychopaths and forced into a bizarre game of cat and mouse. He is chased through a series of more and more bizarre events until, in the end, he finds that this evening of terror has lasting consequences. It’s a feel bad film, nasty and brutish, red in tooth and claw.

Mystery Zone: Soul Eating Hill, Feature Foreign Suspense-Thriller

The KAOS Brief, Feature Sci-Fi

Hacked footage reveals mysterious events surrounding the abduction of four teenagers.

Short Horror Block 2

-Agatha: A little orphan girl is paid handsomely by an old woman to bring meals to someone living in her attic, until the girl crosses the one boundary set for her, and discovers a deadly truth.

-The Catalyst: In this proof-of-concept short scene pulled from the end of Act II from the screenplay of "The Catalyst," a young mother is deathly afraid to move in her own home after simple household accidents have triggered increasingly violent paranormal events.

The Vanity: When an artist receives an antique vanity from her husband, she becomes obsessed with her appearance and possessed by the former owner.

Devil's Whisper, Feature Horror

15 year-old Alejandro Duran, who comes from a religious Latino family, aspires to one day be a Catholic priest. But when Alex discovers a mysterious box he unwittingly unleashes a demonic spirit bent on possessing him. Alex must find a way to defeat this ancient demon, which has been tormenting children since the dawn of man, before it destroys him and everyone he loves. On the surface Devil's Whisper is a supernatural horror film about demonic possession but at its core it's a psychological thriller about repressed memories, childhood trauma and the cycle of abuse.

Horror Comedy Block 2:

-Girl #2: One night sorority sisters Jenn and Stacey find themselves trapped in their sorority house as a deranged killer goes on a killing spree. The girls barricade themselves in an upstairs bedroom as the killer closes in. Knowing they are doomed, the girls formulate a desperate plan.

The Call of Charlie: A trendy Los Angeles couple sets up a blind date for two of their friends, one of whom is an ancient evil deity vibrating with pure malice. Unfortunately, on the evening of the rendezvous, two interlopers unexpectedly arrive at dinner to make the situation all the more awkward. A macabre comedy of manners, influenced by Luis Buñuel, David Lynch and/or H.P. Lovecraft. Alternately amusing and disturbing.

Born Again: When a group of bumbling Satanists has their summoning ceremony go terribly right, they're left to face the decidedly holy shit consequences.

Inside Ben, Feature Suspense-Thriller

Ben has agoraphobia, and unfortunately, he doesn't see that as a problem. His severe case of agoraphobia is debilitating to say the least.

Screening Room B

Time / Name


Brute Sanity, Feature Sci-fi

An FBI-trained neuropsychologist teams up with a thief to find a reality-altering device while her insane ex-boss unleashes bizarre traps to stop her.

Todo acaba al final del dia, Feature Foreign Suspense-Thriller

Juan, an ex-soldier who's running away from responsibility, works for an insurance company. His last case leads him to an isolated property in the countryside to investigate a burglary. Once there, he's almost killed apparently for no reason. While he's escaping he meets Jéssica, a journalist who is trying to find out the mystery behind some disappearances. Then they both start a frantic journey facing death.

Short Suspense-Thriller Block 1:

-Blurred Vision: Copycat killer "ZCD" is busy dismembering his latest victim when he is interrupted by a surprise visit from Detective Jones.

-I'll Get You Harry:
Harry and Sally are lovers. Sally's waiting for Harry to show up for another evening of passion. But, he's not coming. The telephone rings... the message is delivered... the future cannot be changed!

A shady motel manager films his guests through a peephole in the wall of suite 12. On this particular night, he gets in over his head when he witnesses something sinister on the other side.

-We Want You:
A man is being stalked by one of the costumed killers that serve the demonic killer known as The Reaper, or is he?

Evil Rising, Short Horror

A young woman with disturbing dreams finds herself thrust into her nightmares. She must overcome her demons to break free and save the souls of those who remain to be alive.....but can she also manage to save herself?

Killer Workout, Short Horror-Comedy

Willow Falls, Short Horror

Monsters Among Men, Feature Suspense-Thriller

An egocentric businessman awakens deep in the woods to find he has been abducted by a subversive group of bloodthirsty vampires disguised and living among us. He must not only escape their clutches, but save his beloved girlfriend before time, the truth, and his kidnappers catch up with him.

Student Block:

-After October: Two young friends are forced to come of age after being abducted on Halloween.

A dead man must choose if he deserves to go to heaven or hell. A wrong answer means staying in the Limbus for the eternity.

On the hunt for new women, a group of horny bros prowls the streets of Philadelphia late one night. Lured to a secret strip club by a suspicious new friend, it appears their wildest dreams have come true. From behind closed curtains emerges a trio of beautiful, scantily clad women wanting nothing more than to fulfill the bros' ultimate sexual fantasies. But as the strip show escalates, tables are turned when the sexy strippers transform into terrifying monsters: centuries-old, genderless creatures, skilled at seducing men and feeding on their manhood.

-Deja Vecu:
A young women feels guilt about something she feels compelled to do, and has perhaps done before. A surrealistic dream-like horror about causality and finality.

-A Game of Chess:
A Subject awakens in a dark room, handcuffed to a table. He encounters the Researcher who refuses to answer any of his questions. All she wants to do is play a game... A Game of Chess.

Banger, Feature Suspense-Thriller

When a turf war between two street gangs leads to the death of a young Haitian immigrant, his mother conjures up a spell to bring her son back from the grave to exact revenge on those responsible. The code of the street is simple; stay loyal to the gang, stay focused on the money and most importantly, stay ALIVE.

2AM, Short Experimental

Clever Girl, Web Episode

The story of a desperate writer's participation in her lover's brutal pastime, and the ripple effect their dark secret has on the troubled lives of besieged detectives and voyeuristic neighbors.

Finis', Short Experimental

Short Suspense-Thriller Block 2:

-Dark of the Night: Devon Darke is a paranormal pod-caster who accepts a challenge to live in a notoriously haunted house for one year.

-Happy Home:

-A Little Slice:
A pizza delivery almost takes a turn for the worst for Steve "The Pizza Guy" in this short film, directed by L.C.Farrare.

Krampus 2: The Devil Returns, Feature Horror

Five years after the murder of his wife and disappearance of his daughter, former police officer Jeremy Duffin is brought back to help in the hunt for a yuletide monster that punishes children that have been "naughty."

Drive-in Theater
(Weather permitting. These screenings will move indoors in the event of rain.)

Time / Name


Riven, Short Foreign Horror

Do you know the feeling when you look in the mirror, but something else seems to look back?

Creatures of Whitechapel, Short Student Horror

Jack the Ripper stalks the streets of London, searching for the perfect victims to help Dr. Frankenstein, her master, bring his Creation to life. However, rumors of Frankenstein’s nighttime activities are brewing, and Jack, revealed to be Igor, is tasked with one last foray into the bowels of Victorian London to find the last piece needed to bring Frankenstein’s mad vision to life. A deadly love triangle is sparked between the titular characters, and the image of the legends will forever be changed. But what is life without love?

Zona-84, Short Sci-Fi

Zone-84 is a short film set in a futuristic Barcelona Post-Apocalypse, against a background of social criticism related to the abuse of power and applied to the core resources of the earth, which are privatized for large institutions to profit from we the people.

West Skerra Light, Feature Horror-Comedy

A group of city dwellers arrive on the island of Skerra to view the local lighthouse, little knowing that all who set foot in it are cursed.

Sunday, june 18th
Screening Room A

Time / Name


Micro Film & Music Video Block

-Time to Eat
-Ding Dong
-Strange Harvest
-Beyond the Ocean Floor
-The Stranger
-Checked Out
-Paul's Bad Day
-Debbie Lynn
-Vicious Minds Project
-1st Place Film Score: Brooke Mitchell

Sinister Circle, Feature Foreign Horror

A skeptical psychologist returns to the stage where a collective tragedy took place when playing the ouija and her mother was involved. She and her son Julio will be involved in strange events taking starring an ancient ouija board and a band of sinister individuals who are determined to do anything to preserve the precious treasure, which will emerge one of the most powerful evil force.

District Quarantine, Short Sci-Fi

There's been another outbreak.

Barry Baker: Aspiring Serial Killer, TV Pilot

After receiving his life calling from a fortune cookie, the half-witted Barry Baker struggles to embrace his destiny as a serial killer.

White Drift, Short Suspense-Thriller

Insomnium, Feature Suspense-Thriller

As George investigates his roommate's increasingly disturbing nocturnal behavior, he suspects that his friend has become possessed by a dark entity.

Screening Room B

Time / Name


Graffiti, Short Foreign Sci-Fi

The world had ended. He thought he was alone.

Void Chair, Short Foreign Horror

Curse of the Fur Beast, Short Horror-Comedy

Ace discovers a frightening secret, discovering the animal within.

Sputnik, Short Sci-Fi

Nikolay is a cosmonaut converted in the first human sent out to space, a technical failure will make his return alive imposible. Meanwhile he's orbiting the earth in his capsule, waiting for his tragical end, a casual encounter will changes his life.

Horror Block 3:

-Addicted: When we meet the man simply known as 'Black', we quickly learn of his struggle against the addiction that's controlling his life. But after losing faith in others to understand his problem, he slowly begins to unravel, showing glimpses of his old ways. Will he catch himself before falling any deeper? Or give into the urge rising to the surface?

-Beyond the Doors:
A young man's obsession with finding the perfect cuckoo clock will cost him much more than he thinks.

-A Father's Day:
Unexpectedly reunited with his daughter amongst the ruins of the world as they knew it, a father is determined to make this day special, even if they are already dead.

Family is forever.

Blessed Are the Children, Feature Horror

Traci Patterson, an adrift 20-something who's still reeling from the death of her father and her breakup with an abusive fiancé, discovers that she's pregnant. With the help of her friends, Erin and Mandy, she decides to terminate her pregnancy, but quickly after leaving the clinic, she begins seeing and hearing things - shapes in the corner of her eye, strange noises in the middle of the night, and ghoulish figures stalking her every move. Is it guilt or are Traci and her friends in grave danger?

Death Lies on Her, Short Sci-Fi

Dead Sunrise, Feature Horror

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