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The Elderly
The Elderly
An octogenarian, who enters into a state of dementia after the sudden suicide of his wife, sparks a series of paranormal events that will put his family's lives at risk.
The Angry Black Girl And Her Monster
The Angry Black Girl And Her Monster
Vicaria is a brilliant teenager who believes death is a disease that can be cured. After the brutal and sudden murder of her brother, she embarks on a dangerous journey to bring him back to life.
We Kill For Love
We Kill For Love
A documentary about the sultry, shadowy world of direct-to-video erotic thrillers — films of mysterious strangers, sexual obsessions and crimes of passion that once dominated video store shelves and late night cable.
It Lives Inside
It Lives Inside
Sam, an Indian-American teen, lives in an idyllic suburb with her conservative mother and her assimilated father. Sam’s cultural insecurities grow due to her estranged friend, Tamira, who mysteriously carries around an empty mason jar all the time. In a moment of anger, Sam breaks Tamira’s jar and unleashes an ancient Indian demonic force that kidnaps Tamira.
A single mother and a childless morgue technician are bound together by their relationship to a little girl they have reanimated from the dead.
Late Night With The Devil
Late Night With The Devil
October 31, 1977. Jack Delroy’s syndicated talk show Night Owls has long been a trusted companion to insomniacs around the country, but a year on from the tragic death of Jack’s wife, ratings have plummeted. Desperate to turn his fortunes around, Jack plans a Halloween special like no other, unaware he is about to unleash evil into the living rooms of America.
Evil Dead Rise
Evil Dead Rise
The reunion of two estranged sisters is cut short by the rise of flesh-possessing demons, thrusting them into a primal battle for survival as they face the most nightmarish version of family imaginable.
Give Me An A
Give Me An A
16 women filmmakers make their voices heard with this anthology of genre-themed short films, all made in direct response to the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade.
Renfield is forced to procure Dracula's prey and do his every bidding, no matter how debasing - but now, after centuries of servitude, he's ready for a life outside the shadow of the Prince of Darkness.
Alone at a remote country house, a young man watches helplessly as a social media frenzy wrongly identifies him as a wanted terrorist. When online threats lead to an IRL home invasion, he must fight for his life in this tense thriller of virtual witch-hunts and false accusations.
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Overlook Film Festival Features

Between two worlds
Bishal Dutta on introducing the West to new myths and old scares in It Lives Inside
Picking up the chainsaw
Lee Cronin on putting his own stamp on Evil Dead Rise
A world off kilter
Ted Geoghegan on casting, design and the supernatural in Brooklyn 45
Director blown away by 'amazing' Adèle
Léa Mysius and Exarchopoulos talk about The Five Devils
From super-heroes to Dali
It’s a mad world according to Smoking Makes You Cough director Quentin Dupieux
Mind and matter
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