Running online because of Covid-19, this year's Arrow Video FrightFest is a little smaller than usual but no less fearsome. Showcasing 25 films from 10 continents, the August part opened with Sky Sharks and the October part with Train To Busan Presents: Peninsula. Both include a range of online events and activities to help fans get into the spirit of things.

The first part of the festival ran from 28 to 31 August. The second will run from 22 to 25 October.

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The Swerve
The Swerve
A taut psychological thriller.
A young man's budding romance is threatened when he befriends an unstable ride-share driver.
Av: The Hunt
Av: The Hunt
A thriller about honour killing.
Two Heads Creek
Two Heads Creek
After their adoptive mother dies, a pair of twins move to Australia in search of their biological mother and stumble across a dark secret.
A Ghost Waits
A Ghost Waits
A man's job requires him to clean a house, which turns out to be haunted. In the course of trying to exorcise the ghost, he falls in love with her.
Dark Place
Dark Place
An anthology of indigenous Australian horror tales.
In a remote Scottish castle, an irreverent writer faces terrifying consequences when his daughter falls prey to an evil curse lurking within the walls.
The Horror Crowd
The Horror Crowd
A documentary about the Hollywood horror community.
They're Outside
They're Outside
While filming a documentary about an agoraphobic woman, a celebrity psychologist is drawn into supernatural events.
Sky Sharks
Sky Sharks
Deep in the Antarctic, a team of geologists uncover an old Nazi laboratory where dark experiments once occurred. In order to conquer the world, the Nazis created modified sharks who were able to fly and whose riders are genetically mutated, undead super-humans.
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FrightFest Features

The insider
Ruben Pla on moving from acting to directing with The Horror Crowd
Up the creek
Jordan Waller on cannibals, Brexit and Two Heads Creek
Five FrightFest films to get your teeth into
The Columnist, A Ghost Waits, Clapboard Jungle, Av: The Hunt and Two Heads Creek
The play's the thing
Fionn Watts and Toby Watts on Playhouse, Caithness and the power of the unseen
Going behind the scenes
Justin McConnell on Clapboard Jungle and what it takes to make a movie
We need a bigger shark
Marc Fehse on trash cinema, zombies, Nazis and making Sky Sharks.

FrightFest News

Frightfest's October Cineworld event cancelled
Online event will still take place
Sky Sharks to open Frightfest
Full festival line-up announced
Frightfest to go online
Special guest events will remain part of the experience

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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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