2017 NOLAHFF | SATURDAY SEPT 23

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FEATURE BLOCK THREE

Saturday, September 23rd @ 1:00 PM

Inspired by German Expressionist cinema of the early twentieth century, YOTLUNGERDAL tells the tale of a young Nightwatchman who falls asleep during his first night on the job. Amidst his slumber, a mysterious creature creeps into his village and steals a baby. The Nightwatchman must lead a madcap midnight search to retrieve the infant, lest the child never be heard from again.

Feature documentary about the enduring popularity of the character King Kong, and how the 1933 film has inspired countless artists, writers and filmmakers.

FEATURE BLOCK FOUR

Saturday, September 23rd @ 3:15 PM

A mutant woman who’s being held captive in a sadist's basement sees an opportunity for escape when her latest visitor arrives.

20 young men participate in a competition, with a huge prize: One Billion Dollar. But whoever will stop just for a second, will die.

Amanda steps into the huge luxury limousine. Suddenly the glass in the windows goes dark and she can't open any of the doors. A strange voice tells her she must do everything the voice demands. The time has come. The show is about to begin.

COMEDY SHORTS BLOCK

Saturday, September 23rd @ 5:30 PM

From infamous Mexican horror director Juan F. Moctezuma II comes DEMONOID 1971. A group of friends camp in the jungles of Mexico. But the vacation turns to horror when Erika becomes possessed by the demon, Itzpapalotl. And it's up to Julian, her boyfriend, to save her. With the help of an Aztec priest, they must perform the ancient Aztec new fire ceremony in order to save Erika, their own lives and all of humanity.

A depressed man decides his life would be easier if he listened to the infomercials and replaced his brain with refried beans.

A med school dropout in crippling student debt swipes a wild, kinky couple on a dating app to make some fast cash.

Amateur witchcraft conjures up bloody consequences.

A living statue entertainer is caught up in the middle of a zombie outbreak. He freezes in fear whilst everyone around him flees or dies at the hands of the attacking zombie horde. Left alone in an large open square surrounded on all sides with only his ability to stay very still to save him, he must work out a way to survive.

In the final act of a slasher film, Bruce attempts to reclaim his manliness and impress the final girl by finishing off the killer.

Two band mates stuck serving coffee on Halloween need to kill time before their biggest show yet. Too bad for them time isn't the only thing being killed.

When five bumbling Satanists have their summoning ceremony go horribly right, they're left to deal with the decidedly holy shit consequences.

Trapped in a speeding van, a Kiwi rock band succumb to travel sickness while deconstructing the heist that robbed them of an entire weekend’s door take.

A metalhead gets passed down a satanic guitar that riffs to shreds.

FEATURE BLOCK FIVE

Saturday, September 23rd @ 7:45 PM

A group of people organizes a special event in an abandoned mansion.

A painter's life is forever changed when a mythical and deadly spirit from Celtic lore (a Leannán Sí) becomes his muse and lover.

FEATURE BLOCK SIX

Saturday, September 23rd @ 10:00 PM

A young corporate executive is kidnapped from his apartment. He wakes up in the middle of a forest only to be stalked by a mysterious hunter.

Alexandra reluctantly tags along for Slasher Sleepout, an extreme event that is part camping trip, part haunted house, and part escape room. But when the fun turns deadly, Alex has to play the game if she wants to make it out alive.

WTF SCREENING BLOCK

Saturday, September 23rd @ 1:00 AM [technically Sunday]

The story of five people in an abandoned factory in Poland. When an old man suddenly enters nothing will ever be the same.

A troubling courtship. LOWBROW UTENSILS is an experimental animation short film.

A young man orders a television that claims to show programming from the future.

A lonely young man dreams of one day becoming a Rubik's Cube master, but his obsession soon turns deadly. This film is made of 11,000 still photographs.

A drifter passing through a small town is drugged by three masked psychopaths and forced into a bizarre game of cat and mouse. He is chased through a series of more and more bizarre events until, in the end, he finds that this evening of terror has lasting consequences. It’s a feel bad film, nasty and brutish, red in tooth and claw.

Online ticket pre-sales end Thursday, September 21st at 12:00 PM.

Tickets WILL BE AVAILABLE at the door for ALL screenings. Cash and Credit Cards accepted.

Festival Venue | Castillo Blanco Art Studios | 4321 St Claude Ave, New Orleans, LA 70117