Abertoir is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, a big occasion for a festival that started out very small indeed. It's always punched above its weight with the quality of film content and guests it's brought in, and this year is no different, with a veritable feast of fright for fans to look forward to. There's a retrospective looking at Vincent Price's Anglophile work, some great new Japanese content and, alongside the films, episodes of TV series Attack On Titan and Danger 5. Guests of honour include Victoria Price (daughter of the great Vincent), composer Fabio Frizzi, actor/director Steve Oram and playwright Robert Lloyd Parry.

The festival runs from November 10 to 15.

View Complete Schedule

View previous years coverage of the Abertoir festival:

Box office and information

Abertoir Latest Reviews

Is a series of grisly murders connected to the death of a young girl 15 years ago?
Bone Tomahawk
Bone Tomahawk
Four men set out in the Wild West to rescue a group of captives from cannibalistic cave dwellers.
The Witch
The Witch
A family of New England settlers find their faith tested when their son disappears... possibly snatched by something evil in the woods.
Alpha Male Smith and his Beta, Keith, move to take over a local community. They hook up with restless Female, Denise, igniting a deadly feud in which emotions run high and deep-seated grudges resurface amongst the tribe. Are we not men?
Tales Of Halloween
Tales Of Halloween
An anthology of short horror tales set in a sleepy American suburb one Halloween night.
Rasputin: The Mad Monk
Rasputin: The Mad Monk
A wayward biopic of one of history's most astonishing and controversial figures.
The Descent
The Descent
Six girls on a caving expedition find they are not alone in the dark.

Abertoir Features

The weirding way
Pollyanna McIntosh on Tales Of Halloween

Portrait of a lady and a city Fabien Constant on Sarah Jessica Parker and the team behind Blue Night

Style and grace Kate Novack and Andrew Rossi on The Gospel According To André

On the road again Kent Jones on Tribeca award winner Diane

Putting island in doc Gabrielle Brady on the challenges of shooting Island Of The Hungry Ghosts

More news and features

Playing Now

Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:

Fantasia International Film Festival
The 22nd edition of the celebrated Montreal genre festival

Karlovy Vary International Film Festival
Eastern Europe's premiere film festival

Edinburgh International Film Festival
The world's oldest continually running film festival

Cannes Film Festival
The world's most famous film festival

Tribeca Film Festival
Young festival celebrating new voices in New York

In the Archive

Archive of festival coverage.

Daily diary and reviews from 2005-2018.

Coverage of the lynchpin German festival.