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Like many film festivals in 2020, Manchester's Grimmfest took place online so that viewers could enjoy the films without risking exposure to Covid-19. This was a strong year for horror cinema and the Grimmfest team managed to find quite a few gems.
The festival ran from 7 to 11 October.
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Three African American siblings on the run from the police take refuge at an abandoned Tennessee Ranch, unaware their hideout is on the hunting grounds of a cannibalistic Ku Klux Klan cult
Nurse Mandy is just trying to make it through her double shift alive, but her nasty drug addiction, annoying coworkers, needy patients, and devious cousin are making it pretty tough, not to mention organ-stealing criminals and an injured convict.
A late night radio host is trapped inside the station by a violent storm after being bitten by a rabid bat.
A young quadriplegic woman who has lost her sister moves to a country house with her father. A trained dog helps her, but then becomes her worst enemy.
After a young woman is drugged at a party, her cousin's all-female biker gang rides out for revenge.
Nine friends, each harbouring a dark secret, go camping in the woods. When they wake up with bombs strapped to their chests, they find themselves caught up in a deadly game.
A lonely carer looking for love becomes obsessed by a videotape featuring a man who offers to be his friend.
A documentary about the Hollywood horror community.
The relationship between two neighbouring farm families is strained when one of them chooses to lease land to an oil and gas company - and something long dormant and terrifying, deep beneath the earth's surface, is released.
During a raging snowstorm, a drifter returns home to the blue-collar bar located in the remote Canadian town where he was born. When he offers to settle an old debt with a grizzled bartender by telling him a story, the night's events quickly spin into a dark tale of mistaken identities, double-crosses and shocking violence.