100 Bloody Acres
Two enterprising brothers from the Australian boondocks launch a rickety business selling organic fertiliser - with a secret ingredient.
The American Scream
Three Massachusetts families pepare haunted houses for Halloween.
Banshee Chapter
An internet journalist discovers that a dangerous hallucinogenic drug has been extracted from the pineal glands of dead humans, and the CIA may be to blame.
Big Bad Wolves
Two vigilantes kidnap a suspected child-killer.
Cheap Thrills
Two friends trying to drown their sorrows meet a bored married couple who engage them in a series of increasingly bloody and dangerous bets.
Curse Of Chucky
The demonic doll returns to wreak havoc within a dysfunctional family that’s regrouped for a funeral.

D

Dark Touch
A child is haunted by abuse.
The Dead 2
A street kid helps an engineer make his way across zombie-infested India to save the latter's pregnant girlfriend.
The Dyatlov Pass Incident
Five young filmmakers investigate the mysterious disappearance of a group of hikers in a remote mountain pass.
Frankenstein's Army
Russian soldiers try to track down an evil scientist who is working for the Nazis.
Haunter
A spooky tale of vintage murders, time travel, and unclear boundaries between the living and the dead.
The House Of Usher
A brother fiercely refuses to let his sister marry her fiance - but are his motives rooted in something darker than mere jealousy?
The Hypnotist
A detective pairs up with a hypnotist to try to solve a brutal murder.

I

In Fear
A couple get lost in the countryside and as night falls they realise they may not be alone.
The Last Days
A couple of months after an epidemic has rendered most of the world's population agoraphobic, and scared to actual death if they go outside, Marc heads underground to make his way across Barcelona in search of his girlfriend.

M

Nosferatu
F W Murnau's silent adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula.
No One Lives
Robbers on the run carjack a killer with a hostage on board.
Odd Thomas
Odd Thomas sees murdered dead people and feels it’s his duty to make the people responsible pay for their sins. He works with the local police chief but one day he encounters something that may be too big for either of them to handle.
Outpost 3: Rise Of The Spetsnaz
A member of Russia's elite special forces must battle to survive after he is captured by the Nazis and comes face to face with their grotesque zombie experiments.
Painless
Gothic horror entwining the story in 1930s Catalonia of a group of children who cannot feel pain, with a man searching for his biological parents in the present day.

R

Rewind This
A celebration of VHS and the genres it enabled to flourish.
R.I.P.D.
Mismatched cops whose job it is to track down ghosts in human form discover a plot to destroy all life on Earth.
Stalled
A janitor is trapped in the toilets when a zombie outbreak strikes the office party.

V

V/H/S/2
An anthology of short found footage horror films using inventive visual perspectives.
Wake In Fright
A young teacher gets more than he bargained for in a violent outback town, in a film that reportedly even gives Nick Cave nightmares...
We Are What We Are
A cannibal family faces an uncertain future following a bereavement.
You're Next
During an anniversary celebration a family home is invaded by would-be killers, but they didn't count on a new girlfriend with fierce survival instincts.
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Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival
International film festival with a particular focus on Eurasian cinema

Made In Prague
Czech film showcase

DOC NYC
Celebration of documentary film

French Film Festival
27th edition of the celebration of French-language film

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