2019 FILM SELECTIONS
Directed by: Chelsea Stardust - IN ATTENDANCE
Sam’s first day as a pizza delivery driver is not going according to plan. At the end of a long day and not enough tips, her last delivery turns out to be for a group of Satanists looking for someone to sacrifice. Now in a fight for her life, Sam must fend off witches, evil spells and demonic creatures, all while trying to keep her body – and soul – intact.
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Directed by: Oskar Lehemaa Runtime: 12:00 Insecure and balding LEO (35) has closed himself in his apartment to try hair growth liquid for fixing up his looks. The liquid causes a series of grotesque metamorphoses with his skin and hair and as Leo tries to get his bodily changes under control the evening quickly turns into chaos.
Directed by: Sarah K Reimers Runtime: 10:40 A mysterious & violent encounter sends a dog on a night of adventure and possibility.
Directed by: Rakefet Abergel Runtime: 15:00 A traumatic event forces a recovering addict to face her demons, without her worried fiancé uncovering the truth. Over the course of a rough night, Devi, 7 years sober, must make a difficult choice between WHO she loves and WHAT she loves.
Directed by: Michael Rich Runtime: 10:53 A couple goes on a weekend getaway to work on their relationship... but the remote accommodations aren't what they expected.
Directed by: Jon Rhoads, Mike Marrero Runtime: 5:20 A stoner finds out why you never call the numbers scrawled on the bathroom stall.
Directed by:D.M. Night Maire Runtime: 13:10 Chateau Sauvignon: terroir' follows the isolated adolescent son of a storied vintner family who finds himself torn between obeying his father’s callous restrictions and preventing his ailing mother from deteriorating further. When a doting woman and her indifferent son arrive seeking a tasting and tour of the winery, Nicolas sees an opportunity to help care for his mother, as well as prove his worth to his choleric father.
Directed by: Jeon JInkyu Runtime: 5:40 One day a boy encounters a street vendor who sells chicks.Even the boy knows these birds will die very soon. To his eyes, the man is selling none other than death itself.
Directed by: Daun Kim Runtime: 1:40 An agile long-legged frog escapes from being dissected by a frenzied determined 12 years old girl.
Directed by: Helena Aguilera Runtime: 9:00 Late at night, two policemen attack the owner of a local restaurant. Her sister steps in, however, and soon the secret ingredient of their sandwiches is revealed. It’s to die for!
Directed By: Vermaercke Michael Runtime: 1:35 Two people on a date are being disturbed by an unusual enemy.
Directed By: Director - Carlos Alberto Fernandez Lopez Runtime: 7:11 A gang of gal pals conjure up a frenzy at a Halloween party after a drug-fueled dare exposes the true nature of a mysterious guest.
Directed by: Ricardo Yanofsky Runtime: 4:51 A grotesque film-ballet set in the ghost dimension. A spiritual sequel to colormans
Directed by: Wesley Alley Runtime: 9:35 A loving ten-year anniversary dinner hides the dark truth behind what this couple is really celebrating.
Directed by: Brian Lonano Runtime: 5:45 A recently released criminal is looking for a good time. He can forget his sins but he can never forget...Gwilliam. WARNING: This film contains strong and graphic sexual content. Viewer discretion is strongly advised. NSFW!!!"
Directed by: Merinda Staubli Runtime: 6:26
Directed by: T.J. Yoshizaki Runtime: 7:10 In the crime capital of the world, an LAPD officer was having a just another bad day... or not.
Directed by: Shannon Kohli Runtime: 11:08 Callie (Hannah Levien), is a small town gas station attendant at a crossroads in her life. A recovering alcoholic, she is struggling to move on from her past in her blue-collar community. When a violent creature escapes from a group of local hunters, it happens upon her at the station. Callie comes face to face with the beast and the demons of her past.
Directed by: Simon Pearce Runtime: 19:48 After a journey to investigate desolate Pluto, astronaut Arthur returns home a shattered man. He sees eyes forcing their way through the skin of his hands, eyes that distort his friends and the landscape itself into monstrous visions. Believing himself the doorway to alien invasion and gruesome murder, he must take desperate action.
Directed by: Lou Elsey, Dave Elsey Runtime: 18:35:00 Mrs. Maxwell has a problem. She killed her abusive husband, but he won’t stay dead. Now he comes to her bedroom door every night for her, but cannot enter as long as she keeps the gaslight burning. She is trapped and her bedroom has become a prison, until the new lady’s companion, Maya, proves she is brave enough to help...for a price.
Directed by: Mia'Kate Russell Runtime: 14:00 Sometimes doing nothing can be the worst move of all.
Directed by: White, Todd Spence Runtime: 3:42 Your childhood is a dangerous thing to forget.
Directed by: Izzy Lee Runtime: 3:19 The universe does not care. The abyss is stupid. Narrated by author Bracken MacLeod, this Herzog-inspired fever dream uses 100% stock footage to reflect on the banality of existence.
Directed by: Chris Cronin Runtime: 12:15 Duncan (Paul Bullion, Peaky Blinders) and his dog Oscar have gone on their weekly camping trip into the wilderness together. However, when Duncan looks out into the woods, something else looks back.
Directed by: Craig D. Foster Runtime: 8:30 Stuck at the office working overtime, Ralph must race home before nightfall… or his terrible secret will be let loose.
Directed by: Zachary Dehm Runtime: 8:21 A young woman is harassed by a shadowy figure that lurks outside her new apartment. Is it a disgruntled neighbor? Teens playing pranks? Or something much, much worse? Her peephole may be the key to finding out...
Directed by: Tim Troemner Runtime: 7:01 What's the secret behind Richard Pickman's unearthly art? Join Pickman as he walks you through his three-part model to artistic success!
Directed by: Carlota Martínez Pereda Runtime: 14:00 Sara is an overweight teen that lives in the shadow of a clique of cool girls holidaying in her village. Not even her childhood friend, Claudia, defends her when she's bullied at the local pool in front of a unknown man. Her clothes are stolen and Sara must get home wearing nothing but her bikini. The long walk home will mark the rest of her life.
Directed by: Zeshaan Younus Runtime: 10:30 A woman experiencing a strange phenomenon seeks out an esoteric support group.
Directed by: Sydney Clara Brafman Runtime: 1:00 Ranch. Dipped. Chicken. Fingers.
Directed by: Andrew Garcia Runtime: 5:05 An online store's "Recommended for you" section becomes prophetic.
Directed by: Izzy Lee Runtime: 7:00 In the near future, the U.S.-Mexico border wall has been completed and the high cost of living has skyrocketed. As a result, loved ones are re-homed like pets.
Directed by: Natasha Pascetta Runtime: 5:00 Road Trash is a short horror film about good intentions gone wrong. Alice can't help but bury every dead animal she comes across. One day, she buries something she never should have
Directed by: Yohann Thiou Runtime: 7:54 Elisa does not want to go out. Vincent does not hear it that way.
Directed by: Chelsea Stardust Runtime: 8:38 A cake shop owner turns unsuspecting women into Bridezillas.
Directed by: Zach Bradley Runtime: 11:47 Synopsis: Two sisters stuck in the woods with a flat tire must find a way to defend themselves from two men who approach them with nefarious intentions.
Directed by: Troy Greenwood Runtime: 2:30 A gambler in over his head makes a deal he isn't prepared for. When the chips start to fall he's left looking for a way out!
Directed by: Carlen May-Mann Runtime: 12:00 It's Halloween night, and 18-year-old Renee is madly in love with her boyfriend Jim. They've made plans to go to a frat party, but after he picks her up he takes a detour, driving off the beaten path to a haunted house. Here, Renee is forced to confront a terrifying situation and come face to face with the thing that, deep down, she’s most afraid of.
Directed By: Elizabeth Findley Runtime: 9:37 Mary and Frances are left alone for a short time in a small cottage. When Mary keeps seeing swallows everywhere after she killed one by mistake she is convinced they are cursed.
Directed by: Rene Rivas Runtime: 15:00 On a crisp and beautiful morning Heather jogs along a wooded mountain trail. As she feels a sinister presence in the forest her suspicion leads to fear and her fear turns to terror in the chilling suspense horror short film The Tent. Brought to you by the director and producers of The Spirit of Haddonfield and shot in the beautiful wilderness of Northern Arizona comes an original thriller for fans of Tales from the Darkside and Creep Show.
Directed by: Jeremy Herbert Runtime: 25:10 Deputy Eli Stoker (Morgan McLeod) knew was he was getting into. Everyone told him the same thing. Watch out for the boys from Beecher’s Gate. But he still filed for a transfer as soon as he saw an opening. And there always seemed to be an opening in Beecher’s Gate. It didn’t much surprise Stoker when the Sheriff (Chris Cipa) gave him a short-straw shift before the end of his first week: spend the night in a shed out in the middle of the woods.
Directed by: Neal O'Bryan, Chad Thurman Runtime: 7:00 A starving boy eats a toe he finds sticking out of the ground. Later that night, something ghastly comes to his bedroom wanting it back.
Directed by: Ian Hock Runtime:13:00 Worlds collide as a family on a road trip stumbles upon a farmhouse with a peculiar set of residents.
Directed by: Aaron Pagniano Runtime: 8:32 Zack and Jakki are you typical “odd couple” roommates. Jakki likes staying in, reading a good book now and again; while Zack has other hobbies like waking the dead. Things get hairy when Zack convinces Jakki to spend the day making wishes on a Monkey’s Paw. Soon the two find themselves doing backflips trying to undo the cataclysmic series of events they’ve set off. Ghost brides, demon boxes, dead-y bears, oh my!
Directed by: Matt Robinson Runtime: 4:11 A coven of ancient witches begin to conjure a demon with a blood sacrifice... "But cutting myself HURRRRRTS! NO!"
Directed by: Julien Jauniaux Runtime: 13:00 The year is 2078. Resources are scarce and the world is slowly dying. Darwina the young huntress will encounter a new threat very soon.