The popular horror festival is back for another year packed with scary screenings, taking place at Dundee Contemporary Arts.A strong line-up includes some of the hottest horror films of the year from around the world alongside a selection of genre classics, and there's also a notoriously fiendish quiz.

The festival runs from 2 to 5 May, with a teaser screening of Lords Of Chaos on 25 April.

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The Dead Center
The Dead Center
A hospital psychiatrist's own sanity is pushed to the edge when a frightened amnesiac patient insists that he has died and brought something terrible back from the other side.
Level 16
Level 16
Two girls trapped in a prison-like boarding school embark on a dangerous search to uncover the truth behind their imprisonment.
Werewolf
Werewolf
Eight children rescued from a concentration camp, find themselves under siege from a freshly pack of former camp guard dogs.
Phantasm
Phantasm
Baffling Seventies horror flick about a scary tall mortician, killer dwarfs and sci-fi spheres
The Blair Witch Project
The Blair Witch Project
Handheld, hyped-up horror.
Ring
Ring
Cursed video that spawned a thousand sequels and remakes makes its debut. On limited London re-release for Halloween.
eXistenZ
eXistenZ
Virtual reality gets messy!
A Clockwork Orange
A Clockwork Orange
Long-banned film about a future distopia.

Dundead Features

Inside his head
Billy Senese on psychiatry, horror, The Dead Center and building stories through sound
On the level
Danishka Esterhazy on telling women's stories in genre films and Level 16
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Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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