Like many other 2020 festivals, Abertoir has gone online, but there's still plenty to enjoy. A great line-up of films is supported by opportunities to talk to some of the filmmakers and socialise with fellow horror fans, plus there's an exclusive interview with genre legend Roger Corman.

The festival runs from 28 October to 1 November.

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The Returned
The Returned
The indigenous people of the Guarani tribe has either been exterminated or reduced to servitude. Julia, the wife of a wealthy landowner, gives birth to her third dead child. In desperation, she begs Kerana, her indigenous housekeeper with ancient powers, to bring him back to life - but he doesn't return alone.
Kriya
Kriya
A DJ encounters a beautiful woman at a club, goes back to her home, and finds himself thrust into a nightmare odyssey of ritual magic, patriarchal death customs and unusual family conflict.
Shakespeare's Sh*tstorm
Shakespeare's Sh*tstorm
Troma takes on The Tempest, against the backdrop of the US opioid crisis.
Bleed With Me
Bleed With Me
During a winter getaway at an isolated cabin, a self-destructive young woman becomes convinced that her best friend is stealing her blood.
The Curse Of Audrey Earnshaw
The Curse Of Audrey Earnshaw
A mother and daughter are suspected of witchcraft by their devout rural community.
Relic
Relic
When Edna, the elderly and widowed matriarch of the family, goes missing, her daughter Kay and granddaughter Sam travel to their remote family home to find her. Soon after her return, they start to discover a sinister presence haunting the house and taking control of Edna.
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