Chicago Horror Film Festival

2017 Festival Dates

SEPTEMBER 22-24 2017

News posts September 2016

Cheap Plastic Mask - 2016 Official Selection!

Two disenchanted strangers meet in the bathroom of a Halloween party. What starts as an unassuming conversation devolves into a desperate struggle for survival. Cheap Plastic Mask is a short, single-setting horror film that infuses the genre with a refreshing dose of reality. Grounded in fully-dimen…

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Girl #2 - 2016 Official Selection!

When a deranged killer sets his sights on an unsuspecting sorority, he realizes he's not the craziest one in the house.


Killer PiƱata - 2016 Official Selection!

In this B-movie horror-comedy, a piñata, fed up with the treatment of his kind, decides to inflict sweet, sweet revenge on humanity.


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Burlap - 2016 Official Selection!

Take a journey inside the mind of a lonely and desperate serial killer as he follows his impulses and stalks an unlucky babysitter. His disturbed mind dreams of completing the masterpiece he has locked up in his basement . . . and she has the last piece of the puzzle he needs.

Burlap is a brutal,…

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A Night at the Grand Guignol - 2016 Official Selection!

When attending a lurid piece of macabre theatre, a young man is drawn in by the tempting sights. However, his interest may be his downfall as he discovers the line between fantasy and reality is thinner than it appears.



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Writer's Block - 2016 Official Selection!

A frustrated screenwriter has a difficult time finishing his latest project. His stress begins to push his sanity to the edge, and soon the line between fiction and reality begins to blur.


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The Perfect Letter - 2016 Official Selection!

A mysterious letter leads a writer on a frightening quest for answers and sanity in this experimental horror project.


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Epitaph: Bread and Salt - 2016 Official Selection!

A family of Estrie hunters, unite with a demon hunter to destroy a union of dark cults and their demonic companions.


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The Chicago Horror Film Festival is honored to welcome award-winning actor Shannon Brown as host of our 2016 event at the Patio Theater in Chicago, September 23rd - 25th!

Shannon Brown started his professional acting career in 1999 in Los Angeles, CA.  He was fortunate to experience success rathe…

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