Running online because of Covid-19, this year's Arrow Video FrightFest will be a little smaller than usual but no less fearsome. Showcasing 25 films from 10 continents, it opens with Sky Sharks and will include a range of online events and activities to help fans get into the spirit of things.

The festival will run from 28 to 31 August.

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Skull: The Mask
Skull: The Mask
An ancient mask used in a military experiment possesses a body and starts to carry out sacrifices to avenge a murdered god.

FrightFest Features

We need a bigger shark
Marc Fehse on trash cinema, zombies, Nazis and making Sky Sharks.

FrightFest News

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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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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