Back for its 19th year, Arrow Video Frightfest has a great line-up of scary films for fans to enjoy, with contributions from 18 different countries, including 20 world premières. It opens with Jenn Wexler's The Ranger.

The festival runs from 23 to 27 August.

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The Night Eats The World
The Night Eats The World
Following one hell of a party, Sam wakes up to the worst-ever morning after — blood-stained walls, an empty apartment building, and Parisian streets filled with the living dead. Even worse, he’s all alone.
Anna And The Apocalypse
Anna And The Apocalypse
When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - teenager Anna and her high school friends have to fight, sing and dance to survive, with the undead horde all around them.
Life After Flash
Life After Flash
A look at the life of Sam J Jones, who played Flash Gordon in the 1980 version of the fantasy classic.
White Chamber
White Chamber
A woman wakes in an interrogation room in a future Britain.
Blood Fest
Blood Fest
Fans flock to a festival celebrating the most iconic horror movies, only to discover that the charismatic showman behind the event has a diabolical agenda.
The Devil's Doorway
The Devil's Doorway
In the autumn of 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton were sent by the Vatican to investigate a miraculous event in an Irish home for 'fallen women', only to uncover something much more horrific.
Ghost Stories
Ghost Stories
A trio of spooky tales.
The Laplace's Demon
The Laplace's Demon
A team of scientists find themselves caught up in a deadly game of chance - in which they may have no chance.

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