Summer maybe knocking on the door, which means Arrow Video Frightfest is just around the corner. Ahead of the dark heart of Horror, Signature Entertainment unearth Phase Three of their FrightFest Presents slate. It’s not all FrightFest, there is a selection of the best genre films from Toronto and other festivals of the world.
A selection of films that will push your buttons , test your fear factor humanly possible…
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10 June | Digital HD | Dir.Todd Tucker | Doug Jones, Eric Roberts, Caleb Thomas,
When 15-year-old Tim is brutally beaten up by High School bullies, his intense yearning for revenge unintentionally summons up evil supernatural forces offering to scare his despised enemies to actual death.
8th July | Digital HD | Dir.Perry Blackshear | Lauren Parkinson, Margaret Ying Drake, MacLeod Andrews
Suspecting that people are transforming into malevolent shape-shifters, Wyatt flees to New York City to seek out his estranged childhood friend Christian. As the mysterious horrors close in on Wyatt, he questions whether to protect his only friend from an impending war, or from himself. A genre-bending story about love, loyalty and living nightmares.
15th July | Digital HD | Dir.Hans Stjernswärd | Nora Yessayan, Alex Gaylord, Ken Volok
After taking a wrong turn on the highway, a young couple decide to stop at a roadside diner for food and relaxation. Their fun trip soon becomes a fight for survival when masked kidnappers imprison them on a farm where humans are the main course.
22nd July | Digital HD | Dir.Veronika Franz and Severin Fiala (Goodnight Mommy), Peter Strickland (Berberian Sound Studio), Agnieszka Smoczynska (The Lure), Katrin Gebbe (Nothing Bad Can Happen), Can Evrenol (Housewife; Baskin), Calvin Reeder (The Rambler), Ashim Ahluwalia (Miss Lovely), and Yannis Veslemes (Norway).
THE FIELD GUIDE TO EVIL are 9 new “nightmares” from some of the most acclaimed genre directors of the last decade, exploring myths, lore, and folktales. Created to give logic to mankind’s darkest fears, these stories laid the foundation for what we now know as the horror genre.
5th August | Digital HD | Dir.Mitzo Peirone | Madeline Brewer, Schott Cohen, Sarah Hay
Two wanted women decide to rob their wealthy psychotic friend who lives in the fantasy world they created as children; to take the money they have to take part in a deadly perverse game of make-believe.
12th August |Digital HD | Dir.Doron Paz, Yoav Paz | Hani Furstenberg, Ishai Golan, Adi Kvetner
During an outbreak of a deadly plague, a mystical woman must save her tight-knit Jewish community from foreign invaders, but the entity she conjures to protect them is a far greater evil.
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2nd September | Digital HD | Dir.Emma Tammi | Julia Goldani Telles, Ashley Zuckerman, Caitlin Gerard
An unseen evil haunts the homestead in this chilling, folkloric tale of madness, paranoia, and otherworldly terror. Lizzy is a tough, resourceful frontierswoman settling a remote stretch of land on the 19th-century American frontier. Isolated from civilization in a desolate wilderness where the wind never stops howling, she begins to sense a sinister presence that seems to be borne of the land itself, an overwhelming dread that her husband dismisses as superstition…