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This year's Abertoir features some great new features which have enjoyed success on the international festival circuit, plus some pleasingly sinister Welsh shorts and a talk on Welsh horror traditions. There's also an old favourite as you've never seen it before in sing-along-a-Wicker Man. Not all the films have been announced yet so we'll be adding to this page as more is revealed.
The festival runs from 14 to 19 November.
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Abertoir Latest Reviews
Claire was just a child when her best friend was abducted and murdered. 25 years later, Bill, the dead boy's father, has a plan to learn the truth about what really happened. With the help of psychic Eleanor, they venture deep into a haunted moor to find his son’s supposed resting place. But they find more than just the ghosts of dead children, for something dark and evil stirs at their presence.
Seductive vampire Carmilla Karnstein and her family target the beautiful and the rich in a remote area of Germany in the late 18th Century.
Polymath Twemlow was a nightclub bouncer, novelist, composer, singer, screenwriter, producer and actor, who for a decade was the most prolific indie filmmaker in the UK! Witness how this 20th century Renaissance man created his own innovative micro-film industry in Manchester.
A documentary about the men drafted in to fill the gap and keep audiences happy after the death of cinema's greatest martial arts star.
An undocumented Filipina immigrant is struggling to do the best she can for her daughter when she secures the perfect job, taking care of an extremely wealthy but terminal old man. The new position pays well and guarantees a roof over their heads but very soon, she realise that something is amiss.
A woman becomes obsessed with the trial of a murderer.
Recently disgraced and desperate for a story, a young journalist holes herself up in her parents’ luxurious home and gets to work on the only job she can get - hosting a clickbait investigative podcast. Then she discovers a strange artefact and begins to convince herself it is evidence of an alien conspiracy.
A mother fights to save her child, who may be possessed by a demon.
A policeman gets more than he bargained for on a remote Scottish isle - now in a new, restored version with additional footage.
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