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Films & Shorts you cannot miss at the A Night of Horror Film Festival

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We present a list of 7 Films and 6 Short Films you cannot miss at the A Night of Horror Film Festival, which is held together with the Fantastic Planet Horror, Sci-Fi & Fantasy Film Festival from November 24th until December 4th in Sydney, Australia.

Full Feature Films

bornless-onesBornless Ones by Alexander Babaev – US | 2016 – 89 min.

With the help of her friends, Emily moves to a remote home to take better care of her brother, Zack who is diagnosed with cerebral palsy. But what they don’t know is that the house kept a terrifying secret that will haunt them one by one.

Schedule
November 27th (Sunday) 2016 – 7:00 pm (With Q&A)

Non official Trailer

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Gehenna: Where Death Lives by Hiroshi Katagiri – Japan, US | 2016 – 105 min.

Five people travel to the remote, pristine Pacific island of Saipan to scout locations for their company’s new luxury resort. They find curious natives, strange dolls, and learn of historic curses, but they finally find an ideal spot. On this spot is a cave – and when they enter, what appears to be a Japanese WWII bunker turns out to be much more, and they learn that curiosity can kill, that everyone has private secrets and inner demons, and that there are some places on Earth where death itself can live.

Schedule
November 26th (Saturday) 2016 – 9:00 pm

Trailer

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Gelo by Gonçalo Galvão Teles, Luís Galvão Teles
Portugal, Spain | 2016 – 105 min.

Born from the DNA of a frozen ice age corpse, Catarina grows up incarcerated in an isolated palace, subject to experiments on human immortality conducted by Future Life investigator Samuel. A film student named Joana, falls madly in love with Miguel, an ice obsessed classmate – only to see him tragically ripped from her hands during a journey to a snowy mountaintop. What can possibly unite Joana and Catarina? How many lives are there in one lifetime? Is the end only the beginning of something else?

Schedule
November 28th (Monday) 2016 – 7:00 pm

Trailer

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Scanners by David Cronenberg – Canada | 1981 – 103 min.

Scanners have great psychic power, strong enough to control minds; they can inflict enormous pain/damage on their victims. Doctor Paul Ruth finds a scanner that Revok hasn’t, and converts him to their cause—to destroy the underground movement.

Schedule
December 1st (Thursday) 2016 – 9:00 pm

Trailer

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Smoke and Mirrors: The story of Tom Savini by Jason Baker
US | 2016 – 90 min.

His work revolutionised the industry. This fascinating, in-depth portrait on his life and career features interviews with George Romero, Robert Rodriguez, Greg Nicotero, and many more, along with juicy clips of Savini’s work, and exclusive behind the scenes. A definitive look behind the mask of one of modern horror cinema’s champions.

Schedule
November 25th (Friday) 2016 – 9:00 pm

Trailer

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The Autopsy of Jane Doe by Andre Ovredal – UK | 2016 – 99 min.

As they attempt to identify the beautiful young “Jane Doe,” they discover increasingly bizarre clues that hold the key to her terrifying secrets. This atmospheric and terrifyingly original tale is one of the most anticipated horror films of the season, and already a massive international festival hit, don’t miss the Sydney premiere!

Schedule
November 26th (Saturday) 2016 – 7:00 pm

Trailer

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We are not alone by Daniel Rodríguez – Peru | 2016 – 76 min.

Mateo, his eight-year-old daughter Sofía, and his fiancée Mónica move into an old house. From the first night in their new home, Sofía feels a disturbing presence. Mateo attributes the child’s warnings as a further ploy to come between him and his new bride to be. But as the supernatural presence grows, Mateo is forced to question his beliefs and turn to a priest, who has his own dark and haunted past. And now the family’s salvation might require the ultimate sacrifice… Fans of paranormal and haunted house films will shiver in delight at this atmospheric tale of terror.

Schedule
November 24th (Thursday) 2016 – 9:00 pm

Trailer

Short Films

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Amo by Alex Gargot – Spain | 2016 – 17 min.

An android programmer obsessed with replicating human anatomy and intelligence will be led to the darkest corners of his own mind by Mia, his domestic companion android.

Schedule
November 26th (Saturday) 2016 – 5:00 pm
Part of Shorts Program 1: Fantastic Visions

Trailer

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Secretions by Goran Spoljaric – Australia | 2016 – 12 min.

A mutant woman who’s being held captive in a sadist’s basement sees an opportunity for escape when her latest visitor arrives.

Schedule
November 29th (Tuesday) 2016 – 9:00 pm
Part of Shorts Program 3: Australian Horror Gala

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Singularity by Samuel Jorgensen – Australia | 2016 – 9 min.

In the midst of a war between humans and sentient androids, a Delta Force team must battle a dangerous enemy to rescue the US President.

Schedule
November 30th (Wednesday) 2016 – 9:00 pm
Part of Shorts Program 4: Australian Sci-Fi & Fantasy Gala

Trailer

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The Call of Charlie by Nick Spooner – US | 2016 – 14 min.

A trendy Los Angeles couple sets up a blind date for two of their friends, one of whom is an ancient evil deity vibrating with pure malice. Unfortunately, on the evening of the rendezvous, two interlopers unexpectedly arrive at dinner to make the situation all the more awkward. A macabre comedy of manners, influenced by Luis Buñuel, David Lynch and H.P. Lovecraft. Alternately amusing and disturbing.

Schedule
November 27th (Sunday) 2016 – 2:00 pm
Part of Shorts Program 2: Lovecraft X

Trailer

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The Disappearance of Willie Bingham by Matthew Richards
Australia | 2015 – 12 min.

Willie Bingham is the first man to undergo a radical new justice program. The government has introduced Progressive Amputation as a punishment for capital crime — the real life version of ‘an eye for an eye’. The controversial procedures, performed live in front of victims’ families, stop only at their request.

Schedule
November 30th (Wednesday) 2016 – 9:00 pm
Part of Shorts Program 4: Australian Sci-Fi & Fantasy Gala

Trailer

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The Man Who Caught A Mermaid by Kaitlin Tinker – Australia | 2016 – 16 min.

A senior fisherman is obsessed with capturing a mermaid and has been doing extensive training to be ready for a possible life in the sea. This puts considerable strain on his marriage. One day, everything changes. Fantastical and hard-hitting, this enthralling breakout short explores the depths of the human shadow. Swim beneath the surface.

Schedule
November 30th (Wednesday) 2016 – 9:00 pm
Part of Shorts Program 4: Australian Sci-Fi & Fantasy Gala

 

Full Schedule of the Festival (Click on the image to enlarge)

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Venue
Dendy Cinemas Newton
261-263 King St, Newtown NSW 2042, Australia

Prices
$16.00 – General session – Adult
$13.00 – General session – Concession
$25.00 – Opening Night – Adult
$20.00 – Opening Night – Concession
$25.00 – Closing Night – Adult
$20.00 – Closing Night – Concession

 

To know more about this festival or check other movies presented please visit the official website HERE.

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