Upcoming Festival Schedule
DATES: May 21st, 2023 and May 22nd, 2023.
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BLOCK A: 3:50pm Sunday May 21st, 2023
Directed by Stu Gamble
Written by Stu Gamble
Cast: Lili Walters (Comrade Drakulich, No Place Like on the Road), David Miller (Red Sparrow), Zoltan Simon (The Whiskey Bandit)
Three educated (and bored) twenty-somethings are working a dead-end job in a gas station. Their futures are grim. When a group of bank robbers turn up fresh from a heist and fresh out of fuel, things get a bit more interesting.
Directed by Joshua Land, Victor Fink
Written by Harrison Demchick
Cast: Clark Furlong (Euphoria, Lisey's Story), Donny Ness, Ken Arnold
A teenager finds himself stuck on a farm in a mysterious game with deadly implications.
Directed by Ryan Parsons
Written by Ryan Parsons
Cast: Raquel Vilarina (Tomb Raider: Voice from Beyond, Isaac), Matt Catanzano (Daddy's Home 2, The Last O.G.), Dan Hodapp (Vinyl, The Characters), Rufino Romero (This Is Their Land, In Echo Park)
In this Euro-throwback slasher comedy, a young socialite trapped in her apartment must dig deep using all her cunning and instincts to thwart a masked killer. All the while, two bumbling detectives stake out the area waiting for signs of trouble.
Directed by Fon Davis
Written by Ryan Carbrey
Cast: James Hong (Everything Everywhere All At Once, Big Trouble in Little China, Kung Fu Panda, Turning Red), Malcom Madera (House of Cards, Boardwalk Empire), Cynthia Zitler (General Hospital, Stumptown, Reprisal, 9-1-1), Max Cutler, Heidi Cox, Gogo Lomo-David (Shameless)
It's last call in more ways than one for the regulars and new visitors to a dive bar as an unexpected killer has been unleashed. The reason why is terrifying.
BLOCK B: 5:00pm Sunday May 21st, 2023
Directed by Veena Sud
Written by Veena Sud
Cast: Maika Monroe (It Follows, Independence Day: Resurgence), Dane DeHaan (The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Chronicle), Avan Jogia (Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City)
A naive, young ride-share driver is thrown into her worst nightmare when a mysterious Hollywood Hills passenger hitches a ride one night.
BLOCK C: 6:55pm Sunday May 21st, 2023
My First Horror Film
Directed by Shihan Van Clief
Written by Shihan Van Clief
Cast: Chauntice Green, Georgina Navarro, Stephan O'Shea, Justyn Franco, Miles Crawford, Rosario Dawson
This Horror-Comedy sees a group of up and coming actors try to survive the film they were just casted in.
BLOCK D: 4:00pm Monday May 22nd, 2023
Directed by Isaac Ruth
Written by Isaac Ruth
Cast: Christine Renaud, Michelle Lukiman, Ash Yap
A private investigator researches the disappearance of a child in the Salton Sea. But her interview with the mother uncovers something much darker than she could ever have imagined.
Directed by Felix Wollner
Written by Robert Bruinewoud
Cast: Deena Unverzagt (Winnie Pooh - Blood and Thunder, Tian - Das Geheimnis der Schmuckstrasse, SOKO Hamburg), Arne Rudolf (Rote Rosen, Lindenstrasse, The Lost Picture, Above the Salt), Timo Aust (6 Semester)
Returning home late at night after class, a woman finds her partner at the mercy of a desperate burglar.
Directed by Dhwani Shah
Written by Dhwani Shah
Cast: Sarah Hashmi
When a young outlaw finds herself on the run from law enforcement, she takes refuge in a desolate building with no place to go, but up. She soon finds out there is no escape either way.
Directed by Christian Linaban
Written by Christian Linaban
Cast: Kevin Reams, Mike Mullholland, Bryan Ermac, Angelica Norrie, Raymond Humphries, GK Gonzalez, Janelle Baran Taft
Seven jewelers from New York are on a mission to take back hot merchandise that was stolen from them. They travel to the Philippines and infiltrate a warehouse where they accomplish the heist without any resistance at all... or so they thought. On the way out they're greeted by a private army with a barrage of bullets. It seems hopeless that any of them can make it out alive.
BLOCK E: 5:10pm Monday May 22nd, 2023
Song of the Cicada
Directed by Aaron Weiss, Robert Weiss
Written by Robert Weiss
A decade in the making, this documentary chronicles the musings and lifestyle of an eccentric mortician with an attraction to the forbidden living in the coastal town of Galveston, Texas.
BLOCK F: 6:35pm Monday May 22nd, 2023
This season's official awards will be presented at approximately 8:20pm on May 22nd, 2023.
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