Friday 10 january
Witch Tales (Cuentos de la Bruja)
Peru : 1h 18m : 2019 : Mike T Lyddon
10.00 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £6.00
On Halloween night, an enchanting witch conjures up three tales of terror to thrill and delight!
Cuentos de la Bruja (Witch Tales) is the Spanish language version of the micro-budget horror anthology movie made in Peru. Directed and written for the screen by Mike Lyddon and starring acclaimed actress Mayella Lloclla as The Witch, the film is based upon 1950's pre-code horror comic books similar to Tales from the Crypt.
Lyddon writes: "Cuentos de la Bruja (Witch Tales) is a love letter to those bizarre and often insane horror comic books of the pre-code era. Similar to EC but utilizing more obscure stories from the 'off brand' competitors at the time, my film is also an homage to the amazing creativity of the writers and artists in an all-too-short era before the Comics Code Authority was imposed in 1955. If you enjoy horror anthologies like Creepshow and Darknet, I think you will enjoy Cuentos de la Bruja."
+ Souvenir : Spain : 12m : Directed by Luis Orti
Bea and her baby have just moved into their new home when they unexpectedly receive a package. It is a gift from someone very close.
+ Upir : France : 13m : Directed by Laura Rembault-Ribieiro
There's something about the nanny......
Tickets for each time slot include entrance to the main feature and the short films
ALL FILMS ARE STRICTLY CERTIFICATE 18
USA : 1h 25m : 2018 : Directed by J Horton
12.30 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £6.00
Robert Wainwright dies after breaking his deal with the Devil, passing that debt onto his estranged daughter Morgan. She soon finds herself in a never-ending cycle of terror as she is brutally murdered then resurrected over and over again, each time losing a piece of her soul. Now she must discover why this is happening and break the deadly cycle in order to escape.
+ Boo : USA : 15m : Rakerfet Abergel
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. Boo is a tense tale of what happens when addiction threatens to get the best of one woman at exactly the wrong time. We all have our vices and addictions. What’s yours ?
The 16th Episode
USA : 1h 33m : 2019 : Directed by Jerome Cohen Olivar
15.00 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £6.00
Three YouTubers, each with their own inner demons, visit the mythical town of Casablanca, Morocco. With their viewership down, they get invited to attend a satanic ritual and soon realize that maybe all their audience wants, is to see them die.
+ The Last Minutes : Spain : 11m : Bora Barroso
In a post-apocalyptic world, Elena, a surviving mother, will be pushed to the limit to the point of killing for the first time in her life to survive.
Australia : 1h 28m : 2019 : Directed by Daniel J Phillips
17.30 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £6.00
A young medical student attempts to cure her brother from a terminal sleep illness called Fatal Familial Insomnia, where you are unable to sleep until you die. On her quest to help him, a more sinister reason for his condition is revealed.
+ The Appieorth : Spain : 9m : Directed by Eli Breeshaw
Locked away for a heinous crime he protests he didn’t commit, a withered and tormented Jeremy spends every minute of his reclusive life, obsessing over the fateful day he followed his young love Jasmina into the forbidden forest of The Appieorth. The day he encountered a monster.
+ Strange Clowns : USA : 11m : Directed by Michael Paul
A lonely killer clown turns to online dating when axe murder just isn’t enough anymore.
UK : 1h 19m : 2019 : Directed by Richard Rowntree
20.00 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £6.00
Darren, Lou, Jo and Mas live a meagre existence on the fringes of poverty. Indebted to the criminal kingpin of their social housing development, they routinely fear for their lives. On the other side of town, the already wealthy Marcus and his disabled brother Clive receive a windfall in the form of a winning lottery ticket. When their worlds collide following a botched robbery, the would-be criminals get more than they bargained for, and will be tested to their limits in a desperate attempt to survive a predator of monstrous proportions. .
+ Off Fleek : UK : 6m : Directed by Steven Dorrington
Teenager Emma suffers horrendous cyber bullying and her worse fears come true as the body shaming abuse she receives online begins to transform her appearance. She decides to take drastic action, which has disastrous consequences for herself and her family.
+ Shredders : UK : 18m : Directed by Darren A Furniss
Jingle Bells Motherf**ckers! During an annual Christmas office party, Office workers Stan, Peggy & Richard; three unlikely heroes, find themselves fighting for their lives when their building becomes overrun by a horde of sharped toothed Creatures hungry for human flesh . . . But these Creatures just picked the wrong party to crash.
Armed with only office supplies, the trio must work together if they’re going to survive. Who said those team-building weekends wouldn’t come in handy?
Paying homage to 1980s creature features, SHREDDERS is a blend of action, horror and hilarious comedy; dripping in neon and synth.
USA : 1h 33m : 2019 : Directed by Korey Jordan
22.30 : The Ballroom, Park Inn by Radisson Palace : Tickets £6.00
A struggling wrestler and his friends take a shortcut to the event through a corrupt town ran by drugs and find themselves in the middle of a blood feud between the gang and a psychotic clown on meth.
+ Lonnie Knutsengripper : Man, Myth and Movies : Spain : 10m : Richard Rowbotham
Meet Lonnie Knutsengripper; movie mogul, producer of over 300 classic B-Movies and a few shit ones too, acting writing, directing Lonnie has tried it all. Particularly notorious are Lonnie's duo of British slasher films, "Interred" and it's sequel "The Shithouse Strangler". These films redefined what horror meant in the eighties and nineties and also lead to defamation lawsuits for Lonnie. Presented for your enjoyment today are the trailers for both film as well as an exclusive introduction from Lonnie himself, join him as he reminisces about the glory days in "Lonnie Knutsengripper: Man, Myth and Movies