As In Heaven, So On Earth
1275 a.C. - A young girl is imprisoned in the dungeons of an abbey where an alchemist uses her for his strange experiments. Only a young amanuensis will try to free her at any cost. 2011 a.C. - A couple of young teenagers, Cris and Jessy, go missing in the woods while a young woman comes out from the middle of nowhere.
Beyond The Infinite Two Minutes
A café owner discovers that the TV in his café suddenly shows images from the future, but only two minutes into the future.
Bloodthirsty
A young musician who suffers from hallucinations is persuaded to record an album in a remote location by a producer with an agenda of his own.
Boy #5
A social worker takes a withdrawn homeless boy into her care, not suspecting that he is a kind of mutant vampire.
Brain Freeze
A fertilizer used in a rich gated community becomes the source of a genetic mutation that transforms its residents into zombies. Can a teenager and his baby sister break free from the quarantined island before turning into grass?
The Brilliant Terror
A documentary about the grassroots horror phenomenon, the filmmakers, the fascination and the brilliant terror.
Broadcast Signal Intrusion
In the late Nineties, a video archivist unearths a series of sinister pirate broadcasts and becomes obsessed with uncovering the dark conspiracy behind them.
The Changed
A group of ordinary people band together in a suburban home to battle imposters who have replaced their families, friends, and neighbours.
Crabs!
A horde of murderous crab monsters descend on a sleepy coastal town on Prom night, and only a ragtag group of outcasts can save the day.

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Dawn Breaks Behind The Eyes
A couple spend eternity in a castle until their reality starts to shift, as the unknown moves into their lives.
Dementer
A woman who has recently fled a cult takes a job as a carer and becomes convinced that her charge is in danger from devils.
Demonic
A young woman unleashes terrifying demons when supernatural forces at the root of a decades-old rift between mother and daughter are ruthlessly revealed.
The Found Footage Phenomenon
The Found Footage Phenomenon is an independent documentary charting the origins of the found footage sub-genre, tracking it through to the technique's current form and asks what the future is.
Gaia
An injured forest ranger on a routine mission is saved by two off-the-grid survivalists. What is initially a welcome rescue grows more suspicious as the son and his renegade father reveal a cultish devotion to the forest.
Greywood's Plot
After finding a tape of what appears to be a monster, two friends journey into the woods to uncover if the video was a hoax.

I

Killer Concept
Three creatives team up to write a screenplay chronicling a string of murders in their town, but one of the three may be closer to the story than the others realise.
The Kindred
A woman suffering from amnesia pieces together the events that led to her father's suicide, only to be haunted by the ghosts of children that she begins to suspect were murdered by him.
King Knight
The high priest of a modern-day coven finds his life thrown into turmoil and ventures out on a journey of self-discovery.
Knocking
When Molly moves into her new apartment after a tragic accident, a strange noise from upstairs begins to unnerve her. As its intensity grows, she confronts her neighbours – but no one seems to hear what she is hearing.
The Last Thing Mary Saw
Winter, 1843. A young woman is under investigation following the mysterious death of her family's matriarch. Her recollection of the events sheds new light on the ageless forces behind the tragedy.

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The Maid
A teenager, who is working as a domestic maid and being haunted by the previous maid's spirit, strives to discover the secret behind her death.
Motherly
Kate and her daughter Beth live alone in an isolated farmhouse in the woods, but when Kate slowly begins to suspect that something sinister is happening, her motherly instincts are put to the test.
Night Drive
A ride share driver's life is turned upside down after an unexpected series of misfortunes.
No Man Of God
To better understand the infamous serial killer’s crimes, FBI investigator Bill Hagmaier sits down with Ted Bundy for multiple jailhouse interviews over five years. Their conversations lead to unexpected results.
Prisoners Of The Ghostland
A notorious criminal is sent to rescue an abducted woman who has disappeared into a dark supernatural universe. They must break the evil curse that binds them and escape the mysterious revenants that rule the Ghostland, an East-meets-West vortex of beauty and violence.

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Red Snow
A struggling vampire romance novelist must defend herself against real-life vampires during Christmas in Lake Tahoe.
The Retaliators
An upstanding pastor uncovers a dark and twisted underworld as he searches for answers surrounding his daughter's brutal murder.
The Sadness
After a year of combating a pandemic with relatively benign symptoms, a frustrated nation finally lets its guard down. This is when the virus spontaneously mutates, giving rise to a mind-altering plague. The streets erupt into violence and depravity.
Shadow Of The Cat
Gato's safe, isolated world is throw into chaos when his teenage daughter gets a mobile phone and makes herself visible to the world.
The Show
A man's search for a stolen artefact leads him to the haunted town filled with Voodoo gangsters, masked adventurers, Depression-era private eyes and violent chiaroscuro women.
Slapface
A boy deals with the loss of his mother by creating a dangerous relationship with a monster rumoured to live in the woods.
Sound Of Violence
A young girl recovers her hearing and gains synesthetic abilities during the brutal murder of her family. Finding solace in the sounds of bodily harm, as an adult, she pursues a career in music composing her masterpiece through gruesome murders.
Sweetie, You Won't Believe It
It all starts off quite trivially, with a young married couple’s quarrel. The husband decides to get away with two friends on a fishing trip but mysterious events await them.
Ultrasound
After his car breaks down, Glen spends one hell of an odd night with a married couple, setting into motion a chain of events that alter their lives plus those of several random strangers.

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Woodlands Dark And Days Bewitched: A History Of Folk Horror
A documentary about the history of folk horror cinema from the 1960s to today.
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