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The 6th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival
October 12-14, 2012
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12th, 2012
7PM: OPENING NIGHT
ZOM-BEE channel and CINEMA INSOMNIA present THE ZOMBIE BEAUTY PAGEANT!
Host: MR. LOBO. Celebrity Judges: KEVIN TENNEY, MARILYN GHIGLIOTTI, STEPHANIE HYDEN, BLAKE REIGLE.
The Top 13 sexy undead contestants compete for the title MISS ZOM-BEE QUEEN 2013 on stage. Grand prize includes, a new ROKU streaming player, a pin-up spread for HORRORHOSTMAGAZINE.COM, a TV guest spot on CINEMA INSOMNIA and a spokes-model stint for ZOM-BEE Channel a new streaming horror channel on ROKU! Pageant Theme by MARS. Our congratulations to all contestants!
NIGHT OF THE DEMONS (1988)
Special Screening of NIGHT OF THE DEMONS in gorgeous 35mm!
The 1988 classic returns to the screen with director Kevin Tenney in attendance.
A group of teens plan a Halloween party at an abandoned funeral parlor in this well-crafted horror film. The home is rumored to be haunted after the owner slaughtered his family and killed himself years before. The teens plan on scaring their classmates, unaware that demons from hell are released for a night of terror for bad behavior. One by one, the teens fall victim to the evil that dwells within the parlor. The audience is left guessing who, if anyone, will be alive the following morning. This fright feature is rife with references to other teen slasher flicks. ~ Dan Pavlides, Rovi
Kevin Tenney will be available for Q&A after the feature.
10PM: CULT CINEMA
THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW!
Amber’s Sweets Inaugural Performance live on stage as the film plays on screen.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13th, 2012
2PM: SHORTS PROGRAM 1
Profesor Brofman 14min.
Has your husband been behaving strangely lately? Has he been snarling and suffering sudden attacks of violence? Has he tried to bite you?
Don't worry, call 555-2368 now, and Professor Brofman will swiftly come and solve your problem. Then maybe your husband has become a...vampire!
Directed by David Macian
Give Baby a Kiss 9min.
After a year of searching, an obsessive druggie finds his ex-girlfriend at a strange, sleazy motel for burn-outs and addicts. She's a broken shell, just the way he likes her, and he pulls her back into their destructive relationship. But something more willful than her is in the room, too -- and it doesn't want them to leave...
Directed by Lou Peterson
A postman's first day takes a terrifying turn when a precocious young girl tells him of her family's horrible tragedy.
Directed by Luke Guidici
Damn Love 6min.
A black, and red, comedy about the lengths a shy man goes to in order to let the apple of his eye know how he truly feels about her. Horribly, his inability to look her dead in the face and communicate his feelings causes a series of unfortunate events that will keep them apart for eternity.
Directed by Blake Reigle
A fake psychic has been performing bogus seances for years. One night she receives a visitor, a young woman, who has come for a reading. However, the young woman has entered under false pretenses. Everything is not as it seems. And soon the psychic discovers that you can't con and rob the loved ones of the dearly departed... and not pay a price.
Directed by JT Seaton
A ghost story about the reuniting of two brothers with unresolved issues and in desperate situations.
Directed by Anthony Aguiar
The year is 1880 and monsters roam the Wild West! In search of blood to drink, graves to rob and brothels to pillage, three vampire cowboys journey to the fabled ghost town RAVENWOOD, a haven for the undead, where witches and the foul creatures of the night come seeking wicked refuge. But when our bloodsucking trio arrives, they quickly discover that this city has a bite far worse than their own.
Directed by Luke David
4:30PM: SHORTS PROGRAM 2
Thumb Snatchers From the Moon Cocoon 7min.
A short tempered Texas Sheriff, uses his cowboy logic to recklessly defeat a race of condescending, cocoon dwelling critters.
Directed by Brad Schaffer
Dead Note 8min.
Directed by Max Fisher
A young couple trapped in a remote estate of empty houses and shrieking foxes are beckoned from their isolation into a twilight world. A world of the paranormal or perhaps insanity.
Directed by Lorcan Finnegan
Anniversary Dinner 12min.
A survivor of the zombie apocalypse is about to discover that 'Till Death Do Us Part' was just the beginning.
Directed by Jessi Gotta
The Crimson Room 15min
A young couple make an impulsive stop down a lane-way that leads them on a dark and terrifying journey.
Directed by Martin Sharpe
A young woman accepts a babysitting offer from a couple she doesn't know. Puzzled by the children's odd behavior, she invites some friends to keep her company. Little do they know that it will be the worst night of their lives...
Directed by Lucas Masson
A group of hapless counselors return to open an abandoned summer camp, only to unleash the fury of a vengeful Sasquatch whose sacred totem pole was desecrated a decade before.
Directed by Rob Himebaugh
7PM: SHORTS PROGRAM 3
The Body Bag 16min.
A series of chilling events are set into motion when an accident victim is placed inside a black body bag.
Directed by Dean Whitney
A brash young man’s date with his girlfriend takes a dark turn after he breaks the rules and inappropriately touches a diabolical lingerie mannequin.
Directed by Blake Reigle
Hell’s Belles 15min.
On their way to a local bar, best friends and inexperienced Occult Specialists Adria Blackmoor and Helena Garcia are called by the local Sheriff to help save a young woman from a sadistic demon from Hell. Utilizing their limited knowledge of demonology, they must find a way to stop him and make it to the bar before last call!
Directed by Christian Ackerman
Psycho Therapy 14min.
Candace, a neurotic young woman, seeks professional help in order to overcome her irrational fears. With the support of her boyfriend Henry, she appears to show progress...until someone takes the method of exposure therapy one 'stab' too far.
Directed by Lucas Cody Garcia
Whom God Helps 16min.
Leaving from an upscale party in Philadelphia, a young upper class couple's walk to their car turns from flirtatious banter to a violent end.
Directed by Louis Mansfield
Grey Matter 17min
'Grey Matter' is the story of the boy who cried monster and no one would believe him. Based on the short story by Stephen King.
Directed by James B. Cox
A love story that tells the fable of a cadaver who wakes up to say a last goodbye to his wife, but discovers a truth in death that he didn't know in life. Featuring the music of Neil Young.
Directed by Jonah D. Ansell
The Captured Bird 11min.
The Captured Bird is a darkly poetic fable that begins with a little girl drawing figures of people with chalk on the cement of a playground. She takes notice of an unusual crack in the pavement that is seeping a mysterious black fluid, which she follows to an ominous building. Inside, she encounters several bizarre phenomena, including walls that bleed black and tentacles that emerge from the ceiling to touch her. She then witnesses the birth of five terrifying supernatural beings that threaten the existence of her world.
Directed by Jovanka Vuckovik
Mr. Monster 20min.
The Hive: A warehouse filled with serial killers and psychos (children call them Monsters). They lock kids inside for a month to train child assassins.
Directed by Simon Hung
10PM: LIVE & UNDEAD PERFORMANCE
Creature Feature performs LIVE!
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14TH 2012
1PM: A HAUNTING AT SILVER FALLS
Velvet Road 14min.
Awakening in a wrecked car with Carolyne missing, Bobby follows a trail of blood down the road towards a fateful encounter and an unthinkable choice.
Directed by L. Gustavo Cooper
Joey is with his friends at a party in a park when he sees his ex-girlfriend there. He decides to go talk to her and tell her he still loves her, but a giant snail interrupts them! Joey will have to do whatever it takes to get the girl of his life back.
Directed by Geoffrey Cowper
At Silver Falls 93min.
The small town of Silver Falls is suddenly hit by a series of unexplained deaths. Orphaned teenager, Alix Elizabeth Gitter, becomes the haunted victim of one of the deceased young girls and is compelled to uncover the shocking truth.
Directed by Brett Donowho
A vile mechanic with strange habits reveals his true nature.
Directed by Adam O’Brien
Sammy Gregory is a 'special needs' infant - special in that he resembles a giant insect, and needs a constant supply of raw meat.
Directed by Rebecca Lorenne
A group of horror fans find themselves unwilling participants in a nightmarish role playing game that pays homage to the classic horror film Night of the Living Dead. The film stars screen icon Sid Haig (Devil's Rejects) and Courtney Gain (Children of the Corn) and asks the question; Why watch a horror film when you can live one?
Directed by Douglas Schulze
7PM: SHORTS PROGRAM 4 / CLOSING NIGHT
The skeleton of a rat-monkey comes to life in a room full of cursed objects in this Gothic tale with a sci-fi twist.
Directed by Aurelio Voltaire
Not My Kind 4min.
Music video for "Not My Kind" by local Sacramento band Savi0r.
Director: Stephanie Hyden
Children of Sorrow 71min.
A young woman embeds herself in a cult looking for answers to her sisters disappearance, only to find a dark secret within the cult and an even darker secret within herself.
Directed by Jourdan McClure
Weir Wolf 9min
In the Summer of 2012, an amateur film crew traveled to the Fremont Weir Wildlife Area to investigate the existence of a local legend, known as… the “Weir-Wolf”.
Directed by Justin Keith
Never End Night 9min
While trying to escape her home, a evil force pulls a women back inside where she finds her family dead. The evil force plays with her before meeting her end.
Directed by Ernesto Delgado
0, 1, 2, 3, 1, 0 - null, eins, zwei, drei, eins, null 11min
Love kills us.
Directed by Dick Jane