This year's Abertoir horror film festival is divided into two sections, running from 15 to 20 and 25 to 27 November. It brings some of the year's most talked-about horror titles to Aberystwyth in what is a truly exceptional line-up. There will also be a special guest appearance by Christopher Lee biographer Jonathan Rigby.

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The Elderly
The Elderly
An octogenarian, who enters into a state of dementia after the sudden suicide of his wife, sparks a series of paranormal events that will put his family's lives at risk.
Jethica
Jethica
When Jessica's stalker surprises her in New Mexico, she must seek help from beyond the grave to get rid of him for good.
The Menu
The Menu
A couple travels to a coastal island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.
The Whip And The Body
The Whip And The Body
The ghost of a sadistic nobleman attempts to rekindle his romance with his terrorised, masochistic former lover, who is unwillingly engaged to his brother.
Slash/Back
Slash/Back
A group of teenage girls living in the sleepy hamlet of Pangnirtung, Nunavut, discover an impending alien invasion and set out to defend their homeland.
Gwaed Ar Y Sêr
Gwaed Ar Y Sêr
A group of celebrities are scheduled to appear at a concert in a village hall. An elderly man and his choir of schoolchildren, fearing that the celebrities will steal their limelight, take drastic measures to stop their appearance…by murdering them.
The Beast Must Die
The Beast Must Die
A wealthy game hunter invites a group of people to his remote mansion, suspecting one of them to be a werewolf. What follows is part action thriller, part Gothic whodunnit.
The Offering
The Offering
Saul works as the undertaker for the local Hasidic community, and a corpse carries a Jewish demon with plans for his unborn child. His family must dive into Kabbalah lore to ward off the entity and protect their future.
Satanic Hispanics
Satanic Hispanics
An anthology of short horror films.
Wolf Manor
Wolf Manor
Shooting a vampire movie in an old abandoned house should have worked like a dream. However, with the full moon, the nightmare begins. The body count rises as the cast and crew encounter the mansion's resident werewolf.
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Steve Oram talks characters, comedies, science fiction and Cerebrum
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Berkley Brady on venturing into the wild with Dark Nature
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