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Horror Society Film Festival Lineup

TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE ONLINE NOW
Grab them HERE and they are only $10


HorrorSociety.com is proud to announce our second indie horror film festival…and this time its gonna be a brutal one!

We pulled off the first one in Cincinnati, Ohio. One of the most conservative cities in the midwest! Now its time to unleash the HORROR in the city of Chicago!

On October 11, 2008 at the Portage Theater in Chicago, Illinois – we are bringing you the most brutal, blood filled, extreme horror ever seen on the big screen. 12 hours of underground indie horror!

From NOON until MIDNIGHT the Portage Theater will be drenched in Blood and Gore as we present the “Horror Society Film Festival”

This festival will bring you titles never before seen on the big screen, and hell some of them probably should be outlawed, but we have strong stomachs here at HorrorSociety and we are big fans of GORE. So we have decided to give these filmmakers their shot and get these titles shown to the public. Most of the films that will be shown are filled with the most extreme horror, special effects, brutal and ultra-violent storylines, and some shit that just has to be seen and can never truly be explained.

We are unleashing the GORE on Chicago, so be prepared! And yes, with every ticket purchased, you will receive you own BARF BAG, just in case you need it!!

Saturday, October 11, from NOON to MIDNIGHT at the Portage Theater in Chicago! Check below for directions to the theater. Get your tickets at the door starting now! Only $15 for all 12 hours!!

Get your tickets ONLINE now and save $5 – Online Ticket orders are only $10!! Tickets will be available at the door on the day of the festival as well!

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Tickets are available online!! CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE
Remember with every ticket purchased you are entered in a raffle and get a Free BARF BAG!!
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FILM LINEUP

Vagrant (2008)
From Veteran Horror Director Lou Vockell

Synopsis:
Based on a true story, VAGRANT is a no holds barred thrill ride of homicide in the “grindhouse” tradition. The film chronicals the unexpectedly bloody and violent fate of a group of monstrously evil killers. YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED!

Trailer:
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Website:
www.vagrantthemovie.com

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Eating Razors (2005)
First Film of the Brightside Trilogy

Synopsis:
Two years after losing his wife Laura in a car crash, Trent struggles to let go. Now, an alcoholic short on money, he is a man on a mission. As his remaining relationships erode around him it becomes clear what needs to be done…but how far will Trent go to be reunited with his lost love?

Trailer:
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Website:
www.ftbomp.com

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The White Lie (2006)
Best Special Effects Winner of Cincinnati Horror Fest 2008

Synopsis:
Tyler Steadman owes a debt and today he will pay. In the follow up to Eating Razors DeCaro tells a bleak tale of paying the ultimate price for making bad life decisions. The White Lie is known to the underground as one of the most horrific and shocking short films of all time.

Website:
www.ftbomp.com

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The Gateway Meat (2007)
Featured in Gore-Met Section of Rue Morgue Magazine

Synopsis:
Welcome to the present where the love generation reigns supreme, their ideals of peace and love mostly forgotten in a sea of cell phones and I-pods. Pleasantly distracted from the horrors of out world we carry on in ignorance. Late in 2006 the President of the Untied States was assassinated by a religious extremist. The country carried on with life as usual the American way…but in a quaint coastal fishing town a small group of Satan-worshiping family people saw his passing as a sign.

Trailer:
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Website:
www.ftbomp.com

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Squeal (2007)
First Place Film Winner at HauntCon 2008

Synopsis:
An Indie Rock Band gets stranded in the middle of nowhere and gets captured and mutilated by a family of genetically created PIG PEOPLE!

Trailer:
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Website:
www.squealmovie.com

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A Few Screws Loose (2008)
From Independent LA Filmmaker, Craig McIntyre

Synopsis:
A lonely man, Stuart, enters a world of junkies, pornstars, and serial killers. Every scumbag in LA is out for his head. Will he survive?

Trailer:
www.afewscrewsloosemovie.com

Website:
www.afewscrewsloosemovie.com

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Snip (2008)
Spanish Short Film by Julian Zenier

Synopsis:
Glued to his TV set, a man channel surfs frenetically, zapping from one stultifying show to the other. As he grows more and more indifferent to the constant stream of violence and crude images, he stands up and engaes himself in an unspeakable act of self-liberation.

Trailer:
www.snipthemovie.com

Website:
www.snipthemovie.com

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August Underground’s Penance (2007)
The Latest Film From Toe Tag Productions

Synopsis:
Has someone ever handed you a movie, not telling you one thing about it, only telling you to watch it. What if that tape was the personal home video of two sociopaths on a killing spree? This is their home movie, for their eyes-only. This is August Underground’s PENANCE. The third and final film in the AU franchise Directed By Fred Vogel and Starring Cristie “Crusty” Whiles. PENANCE shows the dark decline of the two nameless killers from the previous films as they continue to videotape their madness on their path to destruction.

Trailer:
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Website:
www.toetagpictures.com

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Dead Bones (2008)
Featuring Legendary Horror Actor Ken Foree

Synopsis:
DEAD BONES is a 18 minutes short film, mixing western and horror. The film tells the story of a bounty hunter and his prey as they proceed in unknown territory. Principal photography on this swiss production has taken place from March 21st to March 24 in Almería, Spain and from March 28th to March 30th at the Rhino Studio in Neuchâtel, Switzerland.

Trailer:
www.dead-bones.com

Website:
www.dead-bones.com

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Darkness – The Vampire Version (1983)
Horror Cult Classic From the 1980’s

Synopsis:
“Enter DARKNESS: THE VAMPIRE VERSION, a two-disc, digitally remastered set with more goodies than you can shake a crucifix at. …you’ll find yourself cheering these besieged survivors to safety. It’s much the same feeling people got the first time they saw THE EVIL DEAD — and I’m not talking about when it first came on video. It’s so enjoyable, that I actually found myself thinking that Jonker would be the perfect guy to do 30 DAYS OF NIGHT. Just a thought, but I think he could pull it off. Now, however, you can have the film in a format that does it and its cast and crew justice. Do yourself a favor, horror fans, and get this ASAP if you don’t already have it in your hot little hands.” Rating: 3.5 out of 4 STARS! – Doug Brunell – FILM THREAT

Trailer:
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Website:
www.13thdream.com

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Murder Set Pieces (Unrated Version) (2005)
Award Winning Nick Palumbo’s Final Horror Film

Synopsis:
The film that no one wanted you to see.

The UNCUT, DIRECTOR’S CUT version (approved by director Nick Palumbo) of “MURDER-SET-PIECES” is finally here!

The first 35mm horror/slasher film to be released Unrated in theaters in 20 years. The film that was BANNED from every film festival in North America.

The only film in the history of cinema that was BANNED from the Big 3 film labs (Technicolor, DuArt, and Deluxe) The film that has split even the most hardened fans of extreme horror. In it’s UNCUT, DIRECTOR’S CUT version, “Murder-Set-Pieces”—is the shot on beautiful 35mm film renowned the world over for its savagely satanic vision of America—and, at a budget of $2.2 million dollars, the most expensive independent horror film ever made.

Under an unprecedented firestorm of controversy, “Murder-Set-Pieces” has quickly become the most talked about horror film of the new millennium, and has garnered praise from all over the world.

“Murder-Set-Pieces” was screened for its World Premiere at the prestigious Sitges International Film Festival in Barcelona, Spain in 2004. “M-S-P” was an Official Selection of the 21st Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival in Holland in 2005 and an Official Selection of the World Horror Convention in San Francisco in 2006.

MURDER-SET-PIECES features:

Tony Todd (Clint Eastwood’s BIRD, Clive Barker’s CANDYMAN, Oliver Stone’s PLATOON, THE CROW and FINAL DESTINATION).

Gunnar Hansen (Tobe Hooper’s original THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE).

Edwin Neal (Tobe Hooper’s original THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE).

Cerina Vincent (Eli Roth’s CABIN FEVER).

Trailer:
www.murdersetpieces.com

Website:
www.murdersetpieces.com

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Stay tuned and check the MySpace page to score yourself some free tickets. Contests will be up shortly and you can join our Street Team as well.

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Got something to sell? Want to promote your horror related company at the festival and take advantage of direct contact your target market? We have spots available for vendor tables, and they are DIRT CHEAP!

Click here to download the vendor application.

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You can advertise in our program and posters for cheap as well.

Click Here for advertising rates.

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We need your help! If you or your company would like to sponsor this festival and help out, we have multiple levels of sponsorship available. Take advantage of this chance to help out indie horror and keep festivals like this one alive…or undead!

Click here for the sponosrship levels and rates!

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PORTAGE THEATER

Directions to the venue are below and a link to the great Portage Theater for more info.

Portage Theater
4050 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, Illinois
Phone: (773) 736-4050

www.portagetheater.org
View Map Here

Written by Mitchell Wells

Founder and Editor in Chief of Horror Society. Self proclaimed Horror Movie Freak, Tech Geek, love indie films and all around nice kinda guy!!