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Frightfest returns for 2016 with a new sponsor - the Horror Channel - and a strong line-up of films, including 19 world premières and 35 UK and European premières. Opening with Sean Brosnan's My Father Die, which will be introduced by the the director himself, it features contributions from 16 countries. There will be a symposium on women in horror, a series of masterclasses and panel discussions, and an award for the genre's foremost rising star, provided in partnership with Screen International. Over 200 genre directors and stars are expected to be in attendance.
The festival runs from August 25 to 29.
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Three people are recruited to act as supervisors in an institute for gifted children, but things don't go as they expected.
Six friends fall foul of a drug-borne virus which turns users into vicious, unreasoning cannibals.
A group of carnival performers are kidnapped and forced to fight for their lives in a deadly maze.
What is the guy next door doing in his basement?
A train journey is complicated by the presence of the living dead.
A biking ace and his girlfriend are targeted by killers.
When their bus breaks down, tourists are forced to seek shelter in a disused barn beside a sinister windmill where, legend has it, a Devil-worshipping miller once ground the bones of locals instead of grain.
A woman driving a high-tech car through the desert stops and gets out after she hits a deer, only for her toddler son to accidentally lock her out and himself in.
70 years after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, Marc becomes the first resuscitated cryogenic body. But readjusting to life as a human lab rat proves difficult.
During a traumatic accident on a deep-sea dive, Olive, a gifted, young marine biologist discovers an unearthly creature and smuggles it home so she can study it. Then the nightmars begin.
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