PORTLAND, OR – The Portland Horror Film Festival has made a Devil’s Dozen of early film selections! Finalized programming will be announced next week, but here’s a preview of the first 13 films we’ve selected.
Highlights include the zombie apocalypse as written and directed by 15-year old female filmmaker Morgana McKenzie in “Kurayami No Wa”, gory punk rock roommate fun in “Larry Gone Demon”, a mysterious urban legend from Egypt/India in “Agochare”, the creepy “Mr. Dentonn” from Spain, Italian giallo-style demons in “Hypogeum,” the hauntingly beautiful “An Affair of 7 Nights” from Taiwan, talking heads in the humorous “Barber’s Cut,”a scouting trip gone terribly wrong in “Motto” by Peter Hearn, the weirdly expressive “Midnight Macabre,” an invisible and unwanted visitor in “Knock Knock!”, Jesse Larson’s surreal vampire tale “Count,” the dangers of facing your fears in “Knob Goblins,” and Marc Riordan’s industrial edged “Clear Toxic.”
Screen stills and film synopses can be found at https://portlandhorrorfilmfestival.com/films/
Discounted tickets are on sale now through the Hollywood Theatre box office and website. Prices will increase slightly after May 10th.
The Portland Horror Film Festival will take place June 1 & 2 at the historic Hollywood Theatre. With the goal of promoting and nurturing independent horror film, the Portland Horror Film Festival is the first dedicated horror film festival in Portland, OR. Film programming is comprised of international independent short and feature length horror films, many of which you can’t see anywhere else.
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