Screamfest New Orleans Schedule of Events | SCREAMFEST

Festival Dates: October 23rd - 25th, 2020

Screamfest New Orleans in partnership with the famous Krewe of Boo Parade has plenty of events and screenings in the New Orleans area for you to enjoy.

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2019 Film Schedule

Friday 10/18 | 7:30PM


Short film – Overkill – by Alex Montilla [BEST SHORT FILM] 4:45 screens prior to


Q&A w/ director Babak Anvari.

Will (Armie Hammer) is a bartender in New Orleans. He has a great job, great friends, and a girlfriend, Carrie (Dakota Johnson), who loves him. He skates across life’s surface, ignoring complications and concentrating on enjoying the moment. One night at the bar, a violent brawl breaks out, which injures one of his regular customers and causes some college kids to leave behind a cell phone in their haste. Will begins receiving disturbing texts and calls from the stranger’s phone. While Will hopes to not get involved, Carrie gets lost down a rabbit hole investigating this strange malevolence. They’ve discovered something unspeakable, and it’s crawling slowly into the light. Written for the Screen and Directed by Babak Anvari the Award-Winning Director of Under the Shadow.

Cast: Armie Hammer, Dakota Johnson, Zazie Beetz , Karl Glusman, Brad William Henke

Gothic Harvest

Friday 10/18 | 10:00PM

Short films – The Dionaea House by Tom Kircher screen prior to


Q&A w/ producers Chris Kobin & Jeff Mullins.

In the mid-1800s an aristocratic, wealthy France-born family moves to New Orleans to make their way in America. When their beautiful youngest daughter seduces the fiancé of the legendary Queen of Louisiana Voodoo, Marie Laveau, and gets pregnant, she tries to keep it a secret. Madame Laveau finds out and lays her most destructive curses on the family, and from that year on, they must kidnap one beautiful young woman from the Mardi Gras festival or the entire family will perish. Cast: Bill Moseley, Lin Shaye, Sofia Mattsson, Tanyell Waivers, Ashley Hamilton

Cast: Bill Moseley, Lin Shaye, Sofia Mattsson, Tanyell Waivers, Ashley Hamilton


Saturday 10/19 | 7:30PM

Short film – Dinner for One (2:00) screens prior


Q&A w/ Rodman Flender, Jake Cannavale

An ordinary lunch hour explodes in an orgy of spurting blood and flying organs when stoner Jake Stephens and cheerleader Amanda Blake suddenly gut-munch half their class in the school cafeteria. Afflicted with a zombie virus, they hit road in search of a cure while outrunning Cass, a telepath charged with hunting and killing the infected. Can Jake and Amanda find love while eating their way through the national sex offender registry? The director of IDLE HANDS delivers an outrageous, gore-soaked zom-rom-com.

Cast: Jake Cannavale, Angelique Rivera, Sarah Yarkin, Patrick Fabian, Jim Titus.

Sunday 10/20 | 3PM-4:30PM


The Sunday Screamfest short block includes the following short films:

  • #Chadgetsttheaxe by Travis Bible |RT 13:27
  • Allergic Overreaction by Zachary Eglinton | RT 14:14
  • Bad Hair by Oskar Lehemaa | RT 15:00
  • Killer Date by Colton Tran | RT 14:00
  • Murder Ballad by Sergio Guerra | RT 10:36
  • The Party by Julianna Robinson | RT 8:50
  • The Springfield Three by Samuel Gonzalez Jr. | RT 28:00

Friday, October 18, 2019 | 12PM

Krewe of Boo's Royal Luncheon

After the luncheon, we’ll "Second Line" to Pat O'Brien's for the Krewe of Boo's Cocktail Happy Hour (a free event/open to the public.)

Friday - Oct 18, 2019 | 2:45PM


Meet in front of Jax Brewery stairs & Join the Krewe of Boo!'s Second Line! Includes a traditional Brass Band and Police Escort through the French Quarter to World Famous Pat O'Brien's Bar.

Friday - Oct 18,2019 | 3 – 6 PM


Let's get the party started for Krewe of Boo Parade weekend. Meet in front of Jax Brewery stairs, 600 Decatur Street at 2:45pm and walk the Second Line to Pat O'Brien's for the Krewe of Boo's Cocktail Happy Hour! Drink specials!

Friday - Oct 18, 2019 7PM-10PM

KOB! Captain's Masquerade Ball

Join us for the EPIC Krewe of BOO! Captains Masquerade Ball hosted by Captains Brian Kern & Aric Webb! Experience extraordinary performances by the 610 Stompers, NOLA raised disc-scratching champion Kidd Love, and the Halloween Burlesque Review featuring the incredibly talented Ember Blaize, Ri Diculous & Shazza Dazzla!

Saturday, Oct 19, 2019 | 9:00AM


New Orleans Zombie Run is a two-mile race that starts at Generations Hall in the Warehouse District, goes through the French Quarter

Saturday-Oct 19, 2019 | 6:30PM


Krewe of Boo is the official Halloween parade in New Orleans. Fabulous floats and creative costumes are all the rage at this annual event through downtown New Orleans.

Saturday - Oct 19, 2019 | 8:00PM

Krewe of Boo's MONSTER MASH!

Krewe of Boo! Official After-Parade Party featuring JT & THE KA-NECTION BAND, DJ Taf and DJ Wixx. Official After-Parade Party MONSTER MASH AGES: 21+ At Generation Hall in the French Quarter