FrightFest 2022

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Freeze (Country: UK; Year: 2022; Director: Charlie Steeds; Stars: Johnny Vivash, Ricardo Freitas, David Lenik, Jake Watkins)
On a rescue mission to the North Pole to retrieve an old friend and his lost expedition crew, Captain Mortimer gets more than he bargained for when his ship is frozen into the ice sheet and set upon by bloodthirsty fish creatures.
Gnomes (Year: 2022; Director: Ruwan Suresh Heggelman; Stars: Moïse Trustfull, Duncan Meijiring)
Unknowingly, a girl enters the habitat of a tribe of killer gnomes during her daily run. Lured by mysterious glowing mushrooms, she'll soon wish she'd stayed on her usual tracks.
Mad Heidi (Country: Switzerland; Year: 2022; Director: Johannes Hartmann, Sandro Klopfstein; Writer: Sandro Klopfstein, Johannes Hartmann, Gregory D Widmer; Stars: Alice Lucy, Casper Van Dien, David Schofield, Leon Herbert, Kel Matsena, Almar G Sato)
In a dystopian Switzerland under the rule of a fascist cheese magnate, Heidi lives a simple life in the mountains protected by her grandfather. Her longing for personal freedom leads to her abduction by brutal government storm troopers, sparking a revolution.
The Offering (Abyzou) (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Oliver Park; Writer: Hank Hoffman, Jonathan Yunger; Stars: Paul Kaye, Nick Blood, Emily Wiseman, Allan Korduner)
Saul works as the undertaker for the local Hasidic community, and a corpse carries a Jewish demon with plans for his unborn child. His family must dive into Kabbalah lore to ward off the entity and protect their future.
On The Edge (Country: Canada; Year: 2022; Director: Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska; Stars: Aramis Sartorio, Jen Soska, Sylvia Soska, Mackenzie Gray)
Family man Peter gets more than he paid for when he books a 36-hour session with the sadistic Mistress Satana who seems more intent on making him suffer for his sins. Is it blackmail? Is it torture? Or is it the Devil come for his soul?
Outpost (Country: US; Year: 2022; Director: Joe Lo Truglio; Stars: Beth Dover, Dallas Roberts, Dylan Baker, Ato Essandoh)
A woman seeks recovery from a violent assault by taking a job as a fire lookout, but becomes increasingly overwhelmed by her isolation and tragic past.
Tripping The Dark Fantastic (Year: 2022; Director: LG White; Stars: Simon Boswell, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Dario Argento, LG White)
A documentary about musician Simon Boswell, who has composed the scores for many horror films, featuring a concert by his 12 piece band, Caduta Massi.

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