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Sunday, October 13, 2019

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RAIN CATCHER

RAIN CATCHER

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West Coast Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Run Time: 
16:41
Country: 
United Kingdom
Synopsis: 
We follow a young photographer, an outcast simply known as Rain Catcher. New in town, he captures the haunting beauty of his new home: the notorious Barbican estate in London. Suddenly, Rain Catcher notices a sinister and mysterious man appearing in all his photographs. Blent-in with the crowd or sneaking from a distant window, this shady character is always staring intensely into camera. Who is this man? and what does he want from the young photographer? The journey to uncover this mystery will lead Rain Catcher to a mind-blowing truth. A discovery which will overturn his reality forever.
Directed by: 
Michele Fiascaris
Produced by: 
Filippo Polesel
Executive Producer(s): 
Edoardo Bussi, Michele Fiascaris, Filippo Polesel
Written by: 
Michele Fiascaris, Filippo Polesel
Main Cast: 
Dudley O'Shaughnessy Jo Hartley Marcus Taylor
Michele Fiascaris
About the Director(s): 

Michele is an award-winning writer director. A London Film Academy 2010 graduate, he has written and directed numerous short films, and the feature film “Fat Cat”.
His works have featured on publications such as EMPIRE Magazine and La Repubblica (Italy’s N.1 newspaper.)
His films have been selected and nominated in numerous Oscar-Qualifying and BAFTA-Qualifying festivals, including Sitges Film Festival, Cleveland International Film Festival, Brussels Fantastic Film Festival, BIFAN...read more

10/13/2019 - 12:00pm
 
A Night at the Table

A Night at the Table

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Run Time: 
10m 37s
Country: 
United States
Synopsis: 
A mother prepares food for a seemingly normal family night dinner, but as the conversation between her and her kids grow more peculiar, tension mounts between the three, unveiling a lurking threat at the table.
Directed by: 
Tamara S. Hall
Produced by: 
A Flower in Fire Productions
Executive Producer(s): 
Tamara S. Hall, Joshua Jordan
Written by: 
Tamara S. Hall
Main Cast: 
Dierdra McDowell, Tamara S. Hall, David Alan Madrick, Keith Dorman
About the Director(s): 

Tamara is a NY-based actress, writer, and first-time filmmaker from Philadelphia, PA whose artistry spans theater, poetry, short fiction, and TV/film. A 2017 graduate of The William Esper Studio, which was listed as one of “The 25 Best Drama Schools in 2015” in the Hollywood Reporter, Tamara completed her studies in acting, movement, and voice & speech. Before becoming a filmmaker, Tamara has also worked in the TV business at renowned networks such as NBCUniversal, BET, and HBO.

Ta...read more

10/13/2019 - 12:00pm
 
Orchard Girl

Orchard Girl

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Run Time: 
12:53
Country: 
USA
Synopsis: 
A fashion photography crew heads to a remote ranch house to shoot, only to get terrorized by a pair of ghoulish strangers.
Directed by: 
Nicholas Dunlevy, Erin Elders
Produced by: 
Eli Kooris, James Paxton
Executive Producer(s): 
Donal Logue, Julia Labban, Duncan Cumming
Written by: 
Nicholas Dunlevy, Erin Elders
Main Cast: 
Madeline Zima, James Paxton, Kate Freund, Sarah Engelland, Brad Oberhofer, DeMorge Brown, Kim House, with M.C. Gainey and Yvonne Zima.
Nicholas Dunlevy
About the Director(s): 

Nicholas's first short film as a writer and director, "Elevator People Bring You Up When You're Feeling Down", a sci-fi body-horror tale, played such festivals as Cannes and Santa Barbara. Most recently Nicholas produced the dark comedy "International Falls" that's currently playing various festivals and won best narrative feature at Ashland and premiered at Atlanta. Previously Nicholas directed 2nd unit and co-produced the horror feature "The Watcher" that premiered on Lifetime and Netfli...read more

10/13/2019 - 12:00pm
 
STALAG III-C

STALAG III-C

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Run Time: 
11:50
Country: 
Belarus
Synopsis: 
In the final days of World War II, US paratrooper Joe Boyd leads a daring escape from a Nazi POW camp, only to face a more horrifying evil beyond the prison walls. Inspired by true events. STALAG III-C was filmed entirely on location in Minsk, Belarus.
Directed by: 
Jason Rogan
Produced by: 
Jason Rogan, Yury Gromik, Constantine Samarin
Executive Producer(s): 
Doug Marschke, Sean Drummond
Written by: 
Jason Rogan
Main Cast: 
Sam Falconi, Vadim Gitlin, Henri Falconi
Jason Rogan
About the Director(s): 
Jason grew up in NYC in the 1980s. There he landed is first job "in the business" as an usher at the Waverly Theater in Greenwich Village where he was able to watch movies day and night for free - Blue Velvet, Raising Arizona, The Hunger - it was a film lovers candy store. In 2000 Jason attended the Cannes Film Festival for the first time and his mind was blown. There he teamed up with future partners Doug Marschke, Michael Write and Michael Rix to form Funny How Films and produce Mad Cow: The ...read more
10/13/2019 - 12:00pm
 
Piggy

Piggy

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West Coast Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Run Time: 
14 min
Country: 
Spain
Synopsis: 
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: 
Carlota Pereda
Produced by: 
Luis Angel Ramírez, Mario Madueño
Executive Producer(s): 
IMVAL Madrid, Pantalla Partida S.L.
Written by: 
Carlota Pereda
Main Cast: 
Laura Galán, Paco Hidalgo, Elisabet Casanovas, Sara Barroso, Mireia Vilapuig, Jorge Elorza
About the Director(s): 

Carlota Pereda has spent her career working in TV fiction. She has been a screenwriter and script supervisor for series such as Periodistas and Motivos Personales, has directed series,”El secreto de Puente Viejo”, LEX and Lalola and has worked as [realizadora] on series such as Los Hombres de Paco, Red Eagle, Luna, the Mystery of Calenda and B&b, de boca en boca. Her fist short, The Blondes, was selected in over 137 festivals worldwide and/or awarded in prestigious festivals such as Medin...read more

10/13/2019 - 12:00pm
 
The Collector

The Collector

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US Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 12:00pm
Run Time: 
10:40
Country: 
Brazil
Synopsis: 
When faced with a major problem, a drug dealer seeks an unconventional help.
Directed by: 
Marcus Alqueres
Produced by: 
Marcus Alqueres and Stefano Capuzzi Lapietra
Written by: 
Marcus Alqueres
Main Cast: 
Stefano Capuzzi Lapietra, Nathália Boga and Plínio Soares.
About the Director(s): 

Marcus Alqueres is a Canadian-Brazilian filmmaker with narrative works featured around the globe, including his critically acclaimed short film, The Flying Man, with over 20 million views and soon to become a feature film. Marcus also has performed accomplished works within the visual effects department on blockbusters such as 300, Rise of The Planet of The Apes and The Adventures of Tintin.

10/13/2019 - 12:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
We Follow You

We Follow You

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Run Time: 
6:35 mins
Country: 
United States
Synopsis: 
A famed influencer tries to escape her followers after the government conducts a nationwide social media shutdown.
Directed by: 
Brandon Espy
Produced by: 
Brandon Espy
Executive Producer(s): 
Brandon Espy
Written by: 
Brandon Espy
Main Cast: 
Zeta Morrison David Alan Madrick Vince Turner
Brandon Espy
About the Director(s): 

Brandon grew up in the Inland Empire, specifically Diamond Bar, CA. As a graduate from the University of San Diego with a B.A. in Communication & Media Studies, he picked up a camera in his mid-20's and started telling stories through images. Beginning his corporation, Espy, Inc., last year, he creates digital content for various companies. While discussing the negative effects on the rise of social media in today's society, he came up with the concept for "We Follow You".

10/13/2019 - 2:00pm
 
Phaenicia

Phaenicia

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Run Time: 
18m 57s
Country: 
México
Synopsis: 
Ale, 11 years old, lives with her bed-ridden mother in a mountain cabin where she is harassed by a mysterious shadow and the town folk who have estranged them for no apparent reason. Valo, a kid of the same age is the only one to give her a humane treatment, which will make her deepest feelings surface, revealing the truth that lies behind the lurking shadow.
Directed by: 
Alberto Ordaz
Produced by: 
Reyna Escalante & Alberto Ordaz
Executive Producer(s): 
Feroz Carmesí Films
Written by: 
Alberto Ordaz
Main Cast: 
Sofía Gomez - “Ale (girl)” Diego Sanchéz - “Valo” Dominc Hernández - “Luis”
About the Director(s): 
Alberto Ordaz, 32 years old, was born in the city of Cordoba Veracruz. He moves with his family to the city of Puebla. He has a Psychology major from the Autonomous University of Puebla (BUAP) and also has a Major in Criminology, Criminalistics and Forensic Techniques from the Free School of University Studies (CLEU). He took the courses "Digital Cinematography" (2012), "Photography in film" (2012) and the workshop " experimental cinema "(2012), all taught in" F64 Audiovisual Training Center "....read more
10/13/2019 - 2:00pm
 
The Loop

The Loop

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No Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Run Time: 
7:40
Country: 
USA
Synopsis: 
Mikey’s older brother, Tommy, brings home a mysterious bootleg VHS tape of “the scariest movie ever made”. But what they expect to be a run-of-the-mill 80s slasher flick turns out to be something much more terrifying.
Directed by: 
Rich Ragsdale
Produced by: 
Kevin Ragsdale Veronica Radaelli Roger M. Mayer
Written by: 
Rich Ragsdale
Main Cast: 
Shane Almagor Kevin Ragsdale Mosh Will Abbott Grace Westlin
Rich Ragsdale
About the Director(s): 

Rich began his career as a composer, scoring some of television’s most popular sitcoms, including KING OF QUEENS, ACCORDING TO JIM, and WILL AND GRACE. He has also scored many features, commercials, and video games, notably the ALIENS VS PREDATOR series. Rich transitioned into directing in the mid-2000s. Recently, he directed the feature film GHOST HOUSE, which opened theatrically all over the world, and topped the weekend box office in a number of countries in SE Asia. After its limited the...read more

10/13/2019 - 2:00pm
 
Madame

Madame

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No Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Run Time: 
23 min
Country: 
France - United Kingdom
Synopsis: 
Inside a grand Parisian apartment lives an elegant elderly lady. And inside this lady lives a monster.
Directed by: 
Garth Jennings
Produced by: 
Octavia Peissel, Marine Dorfmann, Garth Jennings
Written by: 
Garth Jennings
Main Cast: 
Evelyne Buyle, Damien Bonnard, Bernard Verley
About the Director(s): 

Garth Jennings began his career as a music video director for bands such as Radiohead, Blur, Beck, R.E.M, Fatboy Slim and many others. His first movie, ‘The Hitchhiker’s Guide To The Galaxy’ was released in 2005 after which Garth wrote and directed ‘Son of Rambow’ (2008) - a love letter to his childhood and movies. Garth’s first foray into animation was as the writer and director of ‘Sing’ (2016) and he is currently in production on ‘Sing 2’ due for release 4th of July 2021. Garth has written...read more

10/13/2019 - 2:00pm
 
Swipe

Swipe

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Run Time: 
5m 49s
Country: 
The Netherlands
Synopsis: 
A girl finds out that she has a match on a dating app with a stranger, despite swiping him to the left moments ago. She starts to fear that the man is dangerously close to her.
Directed by: 
Niels Bouronje
Produced by: 
Steffie van Rhee
Written by: 
Paul Bontenbal, Niels Bourgonje
Main Cast: 
Ebony Obsidian, Jefferson White
About the Director(s): 

Niels Bourgonje (1980) is an award winning short film and commercial director based in Amsterdam.
He graduated with the short thriller BURN, which was selected for several international filmfestivals winning numerous awards.

In 2014 Niels directed PEACE AND QUIET, winning the 48 Hour Film Project. In 2015 he made BUDDY, which was selected for 60 filmfestivals, including Palm Springs ShortFest. In 2018 Niels directed TURN IT AROUND, BRIDGE and SKOGAFOSS. SKOGAFOSS has won 20 award...read more

10/13/2019 - 2:00pm
 
Le Blizzard

Le Blizzard

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Run Time: 
12:46
Country: 
Andorra
Synopsis: 
Second World War. Marie wakes up wounded and disoriented in the middle of a blizzard. In front, a mysterious forest separates her from her daughter.
Directed by: 
Àlvaro Rodríguez Areny
Produced by: 
Paula Peña
Executive Producer(s): 
Àlvaro Rodríguez Areny
Written by: 
Àlvaro Rodríguez Areny
Main Cast: 
Aida Folch Isak Férriz
10/13/2019 - 2:00pm
 
Insania

Insania

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 2:00pm
Run Time: 
15m 30s
Country: 
Spain
Synopsis: 
Tono is continuously harassed by her mother, who is uncannily cruel and authoritarian. His obsession with a woman's voice recorded on cassette and his favorite doll will help him fight out of his mother's control.
Directed by: 
Carlos Salado
Produced by: 
K.O Company (Uniacords)
Executive Producer(s): 
Rubén Ferrández, Miguel Quintanilla, Narciso Ibañez, Alejandro Ibañez, Gonzalo de Castro
Written by: 
Carlos Salado
Main Cast: 
Miguel Ángel Puro, Elizabeth Sogorb
About the Director(s): 

Carlos Salado is a flmmaker and music composer that aims at revealing a bold and rulebreaking
vision to cinema in Spain. He is the author of the Criando Ratas (Breeding Rats)
movie, which has been claimed by the media and press as the XX of the neoquinqui genre
in Spain. The movie has appeared in more than 100 press and media releases and has
received over 2.7 million visits in Youtube.
Carlos holds a BA/MA in Media Communication and he has specialized in symphon...read more

10/13/2019 - 2:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Killer Date

Killer Date

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Run Time: 
14 mins
Country: 
USA
Synopsis: 
Quiet and awkward aspiring serial killer, Ed Larson, asks his next target on a date in an attempt to add another notch to his murder belt, but things don't go as planned.
Directed by: 
Colton Tran
Produced by: 
Mike C. Manning, Brandon Shypkowski, Joey Beni
Written by: 
Brandon Shypkowski, Joey Beni
Main Cast: 
Joey Beni, Brandon Shypkowski, Victoria Moroles, Mike C. Manning, Cathy Marks, Julia Black
About the Director(s): 

Colton grew up in Utah and as his passion for film began at the age of 12 when he directed, produced and edited his own independent film. After graduating High School, he directed a short film called "Unpleasantville." That film toured the nation in the festival circuit, which gained recognition from agents in Los Angeles.

Colton made the move to Hollywood and two months into living in this new city, he was signed by a manager and later an agent at CAA. In 2014, Colton landed a role in...read more

10/13/2019 - 4:00pm
 
WHISTLER'S MOTHER

WHISTLER'S MOTHER

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Run Time: 
14:54
Country: 
USA
Synopsis: 
The artist James McNeill Whistler spent years trying to capture the essence of his mother for his most famous work of art - not to create a masterpiece - but to save his mother from possession by the Baba Yaga, an evil Russian witch.
Directed by: 
Robbie Robertson
Produced by: 
Lorie Gardner
Executive Producer(s): 
Brad Jayne, Robbie Robertson, Lorie Gardner
Written by: 
Robbie Robertson
Main Cast: 
Jennifer Christa Palmer - Anna McNeill Whistler; Barbara Hawkins-Scott - The Baba Yaga; Jared Carter - James McNeill Whistler; Stephanie Dunnam - Inga; Bryce Harper - Young James Whistler; Samuel R. Moody - Kirkie Whistler; Gabriel Manak - Priest
About the Director(s): 

Robbie Robertson is a playwright, screenwriter and a graduate of the University of South Carolina and UCLA’s professional screenwriting program. Robertson’s first comedy, MINA TONIGHT! was published by Samuel French and has been produced in regional theatres across the US. His most recent play, a staged adaptation of the B-movie SATAN IN HIGH HEELS, premiered in NYC and enjoyed a sold out run and is currently being developed into a musical.

His first short film as writer/director, WHIS...read more

10/13/2019 - 4:00pm
 
Rick and Ruby

Rick and Ruby

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West Coast Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Run Time: 
14:28
Country: 
United States
Synopsis: 
Ruby, a mysterious, leather-clad badass, drags a trunk with unknown cargo to a seedy Roadhouse in the middle of nowhere. ​ Inside, three overly friendly hicks overpower her and prepare to have their "dueling banjos" way, when her trunk teeters over and... out... ​ pops... ​ RICK. ​ A "man" with an unquenchable thirst and an allergy to the sun. ​ In short order Rick and Ruby dole out their own form of frontier justice on the trio of hillbillies in a suitably grotesque and oddly satisfying fashion. Heads and dad-jokes roll.
Directed by: 
Scott Woodburn
Produced by: 
Halleloo Productions, Nathan Chang and Corey Sheppard, Samuel FD Dunning
Executive Producer(s): 
Starr Moore, Jim Garland and Carol Andrea, Patricia Daunis-Dunning, BAWS
Written by: 
Samuel FD Dunning
Main Cast: 
Samuel FD Dunning as "Rick" Ellie Lee as "Ruby" Chip Ramsey as "Larry" Kyle Minshew as "Chick" Douglas McCue as "Lou"
About the Director(s): 

Scott, a New York native, has been working in television, advertising and film for almost 10 years now, as an Editor, Visual FX and Motion Graphic Designer with companies such as MTV, Elite Daily, G-Unit Records and Laundry Service.

This is his sophomore role as Director, following his debut "It's a Boy" in 2016, also accepted into Screamfest.

Scott's influences as a director include David Fincher, Stanley Kubrick, David Lynch, Quentin Tarantino, David Cronenberg and John Carpe...read more

10/13/2019 - 4:00pm
 
MINOTAURO

MINOTAURO

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US Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Run Time: 
9m 15s
Country: 
Spain
Synopsis: 
A man comes round after a huge hangover. Everything is in its right place, his impressive house on the top of a cliff overlooking the sea, his 25 year old whisky in the safe, his revolver, recently used, in his trembling hand and the bodies of his wife and his brother-in-law lying on the white floor of the living room.Everything pints to him, a monster in his personal labyrinth who knows he is guilty of many things, who knows that sooner or later he will pay for them.What he does not yet know is how he will be punished.But he won’t take long in finding out.
Directed by: 
Greg A. Sebastian
Produced by: 
PETER & PAN PRODUCTIONS S.L.
Written by: 
Daniel Díez Colinas
Main Cast: 
Ramón Langa / Hubert Ana Álvarez / Vera Magnolia Martínez / Juliet Pablo Pacheco / Cuñado/Brother in law Lourdes Moreno /Dora
About the Director(s): 

He studied film at the Center for Cinematographic Studies of Catalonia and the University of Valladolid, and graduated in Geography and History from the University of Alicante. After leaving the country of Neverland he started his own path as a professional directing advertisements, documentaries and music videos. While trying to figure out how to return to Neverland - where he should never have left - he spends his time telling stories with images and advertising for brands that sell dreams ...read more

10/13/2019 - 4:00pm
 
Carne Fresca (Fresh Meat)

Carne Fresca (Fresh Meat)

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Run Time: 
18:06
Country: 
Brazil
Synopsis: 
Junior is a young and successful realtor. Addicted to hook up apps, he uses the vacant real estate he has access to for quick and anonymous sexual encounters. On a full moon night, Junior meets an attractive and mysterious man and what was meant to be just sex takes an unexpected turn.
Directed by: 
Marcus Neto
Produced by: 
Alcides Buba Júnior, Erick Ricco, Fernanda Salgado
Written by: 
Marcus Neto
Main Cast: 
Isaque Ribeiro, Lucas Franco
Marcus Neto
About the Director(s): 

Marcus Neto has been working as a director, screenwriter and producer since 2007. He graduated in 2010 at Centro Universitário Una in Belo Horizonte. He wrote the short films "The Door to Door Salesman" (2009) and "Princess" (2011). He works as a producer for cinema, TV and advertising. “Fresh Meat" (2019) was a project winner of a public production fund and marks his debut as a director. Marcus Neto is currently developing his first feature film.

10/13/2019 - 4:00pm
 
B.E.

B.E.

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Run Time: 
14 minutes
Country: 
USA
Synopsis: 
A man matches with two women who share a profile on a dating app.
Directed by: 
David Mikalson
Produced by: 
David Mikalson, Jonah Vallez, Ester Song Kim, Trevor Elliott
Written by: 
David Mikalson & Jonah Vallez
Main Cast: 
Christine Medrano, Nika Burnett, Ryan Nemeth
10/13/2019 - 4:00pm
 
Getting Off Early

Getting Off Early

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US Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 4:00pm
Run Time: 
2:31
Country: 
Estonia
Synopsis: 
To celebrate a profitable quarter, Ramon's boss let everyone have a half day and go home early. Now at home, Ramon is ready to enjoy the rest of the afternoon. Little does he know that something is about to happen that will ruin his plans and force him to make a life-changing decision.
Directed by: 
Noah Ambrose
Produced by: 
Noah Ambrose
Written by: 
Noah Ambrose
Main Cast: 
Ramon Zagoto
Noah Ambrose
About the Director(s): 

Noah has directed, shot and edited a wide variety of content including documentary and fiction films, music videos, interviews and various promotional content. Originally from California, he moved to Europe in 2017 to pursue a master's degree in cinematography. Now finished, he is currently living in Tallinn, Estonia and is co-owner of Footcandle Productions.

10/13/2019 - 4:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Red Letter Day

Red Letter Day

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 6:00pm
Run Time: 
1 hour 16 min
Country: 
Canada
Synopsis: 
While adjusting to a new life in a quiet suburban community, a recently divorced mother and her two teens receive mysterious red letters instructing them each to kill or be killed.
Directed by: 
Cameron Macgowan
Produced by: 
Jason Wan Lim
Written by: 
Cameron Macgowan
Main Cast: 
Dawn Van de Schoot, Hailey Foss, Kaeleb Zain Gartner, Roger LeBlanc
Cameron Macgowan
About the Director(s): 
Cameron Macgowan is a Canadian filmmaker whose eccentric films have explored subjects ranging from Murderous Suburbanites to Erotic Trolls. His work has won awards and garnered critical acclaim at international film festivals across the world including SXSW, Fantasia, FrightFest and the Toronto International Film Festival.
10/13/2019 - 6:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Hitchhiker

The Hitchhiker

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
Run Time: 
13m 50s
Country: 
Australia
Synopsis: 
Jade hits the road to Byron Bay with two besties, resolving to keep her terminal diagnosis on the down-low. When an enigmatic hitchhiker makes her an offer, she finds it hard to refuse.
Directed by: 
Adele Vuko
Produced by: 
Chloe Rickard and Johanna Somerville
Written by: 
Adele Vuko
Main Cast: 
Liv Hewson, Isaro Kayitesi, Claudia Pickering, Christiaan Van Vuuren
About the Director(s): 

Adele Vuko is developing a prolific portfolio in directing. In 2018, she was one of the ensemble directors for ABC’s Squinters, as well as directing The Hitchhiker short film (selected for Sydney Film Festival and St Kilda Film Festival 2019). In 2017, Adele was a director and co-creator across multiple sketches in Foxtel’s sketch show The Slot.

10/13/2019 - 8:00pm
 
Allergic Overreaction

Allergic Overreaction

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
Run Time: 
14:14
Country: 
USA
Synopsis: 
Four friends gather for a weekend long mother of all marathons, "Freddy Vs Jason Fest." Scott brings a plate of cookies, jam packed with all kinds of chocolate, caramel and peanuts! Unbeknownst to Scott, one of his friend's has a severe nut allergy. And after that friend eats MANY cookies, the rest of the group has a serious problem on their hands.
Directed by: 
Zachary Eglinton
Produced by: 
Zachary Eglinton, CB Mullen, Joe Marine
Written by: 
Zachary Eglinton
Main Cast: 
Matt Mercer, Ace Marrero, CB Mullen, Andrew Morris
Director Zachary Eglinton
About the Director(s): 
Zac Eglinton was born and raised in Connecticut. He graduated the film program at Full Sail University and after working on a handful of films, he met a fellow filmmaker that would become a best friend and producing partner. They made a feature film together and after moving to the City of Angels, Zac and his now close knit group of friends started the annual movie marathon, "Freddy vs Jason fest!" A festival that would play EVERY SINGLE Nightmare on Elm St. and Friday the 13th film. At the 5th ...read more
10/13/2019 - 8:00pm
 
Bedtime Story

Bedtime Story

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US Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
Run Time: 
9m
Country: 
Spain
Synopsis: 
A witch that is observing from the apartment across the street and a story no child should ever hear. Dani is trying to sleep on the top bunkbed, while his mother is telling Lucas a story on the one below... but who is actually the woman telling the story? Better not take a look...
Directed by: 
Lucas Paulino, Ángel Torres
Produced by: 
Emilio Aragón, Chelo Loureiro, Itziar Puga, Amaro González, Paco Rodríguez
Written by: 
Lucas Paulino, Ángel Torres
Main Cast: 
Nerea Barros, Ismael Palacios, Alberto Sánchez, Miguel Galbín
About the Director(s): 

BEDTIME STORY is the first short film for both filmmakers. Before this, they have filmmed very successful spots in Spain.

10/13/2019 - 8:00pm
 
The Burden

The Burden

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
Run Time: 
17 minutes
Country: 
The Netherlands
Synopsis: 
A young woman visits her boyfriend’s family home. There, she learns about a sinister history with his creepy neighbor and soon, all kinds of skeletons come out of the closet.
Directed by: 
Nico van den Brink
Produced by: 
NL Film
Written by: 
Nico van den Brink
Main Cast: 
Hanna van Vliet, Kay Greidanus, Ilke Paddenburg
About the Director(s): 

Nico van den Brink is an Amsterdam based filmmaker. He graduated from the Netherlands Film Academy in 2014. His horror short SWEET TOOTH (2017) was picked up by New Line Cinema and is currently being developed into a feature with James Wan and Micheal Clear's Atomic Monster and Chris Bender's Good Fear producing.

THE BURDEN (2019) was acquired by JS Entertainment and Starlight Media. Atomic Monster and Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert’s Ghost House Pictures are producing under their developme...read more

10/13/2019 - 8:00pm
 
Countryside

Countryside

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
Run Time: 
17m
Country: 
France
Synopsis: 
An old and dilapidated house in the countryside. A solitary and gloomy-looking man wandering around. A frail and angelic girl locked up in a room. A piece of human flesh forgotten near the well... That is what a young tramp will discorver beyond sacrifice...
Directed by: 
Pierre Mouchet
Produced by: 
Romain couture
Executive Producer(s): 
Romain couture, JC Savelli
Written by: 
Pierre Mouchet
Main Cast: 
David Clavel Coline D'Incà Charlie Mechiori
Pierre Mouchet
About the Director(s): 

Pierre Mouchet has been working in the french industry for over 25 years. He has always wanted to explore the horror genre, which he had done in his first short films during his early years. He then worked on several comedy sketches for television – which led him to collaborate with Jean Dujardin and Florence Foresti (France Télévision, Canal +) among others –, as well as on many different projects, whether institutional or mainstream. Eager to return to his first love, Pierre wrote this shor...read more

10/13/2019 - 8:00pm
 
Unseen

Unseen

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World Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
Run Time: 
10:50
Country: 
Canada & United States
Synopsis: 
Nicolas lives in the midst of a pandemic where a deadly virus is transmitted through eye contact. With a baby on the way Nicolas' fears of infecting his wife Claire rise. He must decide whether it is worth the risk to be with the ones he loves or ensure their safety by abandoning them.
Directed by: 
Grace Goen
Produced by: 
Clement Lin, Edward Hyde and Grace Goen
Written by: 
Grace Goen
Main Cast: 
Riaan Smit, Kristina Hampton, Stephanie Izsak
Grace Goen
About the Director(s): 

Originally from San Antonio, Texas, Grace started as a self-taught photographer. From a young age, she always had a camera in hand, learning from her father, a photojournalist. In high school, Grace attended an after-school media arts program where her love for visuals turned into creating films.

Upon graduation from high school, Grace attended Vancouver Film School in 2018 where she studied film production, specializing in cinematography and directing. Her experience spans productions...read more

10/13/2019 - 8:00pm
 
Frost Bite

Frost Bite

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Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 8:00pm
Run Time: 
10 Minutes
Country: 
United States
Synopsis: 
A young girl lures a mysterious figure across a frozen wasteland for reasons unexplained. https://www.instagram.com/andrewhuntdirector/
Directed by: 
Andrew Hunt
Produced by: 
Andrew Hunt
Executive Producer(s): 
Trey Wodele, Andrew Hunt
Written by: 
Andrew Hunt
Main Cast: 
Louisa Darr, Rod Kasai
About the Director(s): 

Pittsburgh native Andrew Hunt began making films at the age of eleven with a borrowed video camera and an army of neighborhood friends. Hunt went on to study filmmaking at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. Soon after, he started working professionally as a writer/director on television commercials, documentaries, short films and music videos. In 2007, Hunt was selected by Steven Spielberg to be a contestant on the Fox Reality series, "On The Lot". The show gave filmmakers from acros...read more

10/13/2019 - 8:00pm
 
 
 
 
 
 
Sadistic Intentions

Sadistic Intentions

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Q&A with director Eric Pennycoff

Los Angeles Premiere
Showtime: 
Sunday, October 13, 2019 - 9:30pm
Run Time: 
1 hour 30 min
Country: 
USA
Synopsis: 
A psychotic musician lures a fellow band-mate and an unsuspecting woman to a remote mansion for a night of romantic deceit and grinding metal mayhem.
Directed by: 
Eric Pennycoff
Produced by: 
Jason Walter Short
Written by: 
Eric Pennycoff
Main Cast: 
Jeremy Gardner, Taylor Zaudtke, Michael Patrick Nicholson, Larry Fessenden
10/13/2019 - 9:30pm