Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Events: Abertoir Film Festival

The Abertoir Festival in Aberystwyth, Wales, is an exultation of horror, celebrating it's 5th birthday this year, from November 10th - 14th. It's happening at the Aberystwyth Arts Centre , with guests incluing Robin Hardy (director of 'The Wicker Man', 'The Wicker Tree'), Gavin Baddeley (author of ‘Lucifer Rising’, ‘Dissecting Marilyn Manson’, ‘Goth Chic’ and ‘The Gospel of Filth’), The Damned and Zombina and the Skeletones. Films such as the cannibalistic 'We Are What We Are', homage to giallo 'Amer',  an advanced screening of the 'I Spit On Your Grave' remake, and the classic 'The House on Haunted Hill', plus much much more. It's sure to be an amazing event for all who attend!


WED 10th NOV

1700: Countess Dracula + Talk by Dr Kate Egan
1915: We Are What We Are + Short Film: Intercambio
2145: Dream Home (Screening sponsored by the Lampeter Confucius Institute)
0000: Mutant Girls Squad

1245: Dead Hooker in a Trunk + Short Film: The Familiar
1500: Iron Doors
1700: The Violent Kind + Short Film: Glow
1915: Siren + Q&A (World Premiere)
2130: Djinns (aka Stranded) + Q&A
0000: Mystery Grindhouse with Nicko and Joe’s Bad Film Club

1100: Fired (UK Premiere)
1300: Wake (UK Premiere)
1515: Amer + Giallo talk by Dr Mikel Koven
1800: The House on Haunted Hill
2015: The Damned: Live in Concert

1100: Short Films Competition pt 1
1330: Screenwriting Masterclass with Nicholas David Lean
1545: Gavin Baddeley – A History of Vampire Hunting
1700: Vampires + Q&A
1930: A Warning to the Curious – Two Ghost Stories by M R James
2200: Exorcismus (aka The Possession of Emma Evans) (UK Premiere)
0015: I Spit on your Grave

1100: Short Films Competition pt 2
1330: The Silent House
1530: The Cat and the Canary (with live piano accompaniment)
1745: Robin Hardy – The Wicker Tree Preview
1930: Rare Exports (followed by closing ceremony)

See the official site for more details!
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