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Those Among Us - 2016 Official Selection!

Two men living in isolation kidnap, torture and kill seemingly innocent victims for their own sadistic pleasure. But all is not what it appears to be in this gritty short horror film.

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The Last Junkie On Earth - 2016 Official Selection!

During the zombie apocalypse a heroin addict runs out of drugs and must choose between waiting safely in a motel room until the rescue team arrives or risking her life searching for drugs outside.

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Eveless - 2016 Official Selection!

In a dystopian future, Chromocorp takes over and genetically modify humans to no longer recreate. Two men rise up to change their fates, and in doing so, might change the course of the future.​

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Shibari - 2016 Official Selection!

A father's sleep disorder and his daughter's fear of the dark may be the answer to the question: are there really monsters under the bed? As the Pierson family moves into their new home, Derrick hopes his daughter’s fear of the “monster under the bed” ceases. While dealing with his own sleep issues,…

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Stone Road - 2016 Official Selection!

A desperate man decides to end his own life on a lonely country road. But when his attempt fails, he finds himself pursued a mysterious creature and the people who hunt it.

Thump - 2016 Official Selection!

It's the middle of the night and things should be quiet. They're not.​

I Recorded A Murder - 2016 Official Selection!

A filmmaker (Robert Cruz) who is trying to finish his short film which instead he records a murder by accident that everyone and the media believes was a suicide. He and the witness (Adrianna Carradero) of the crime will thrive to seek the truth but the murderer is on their plan and is one step ahea…

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Be Still My Heart - 2016 Official Selection!

A Woman suffers from a near death experience and falls in love with the Grim Reaper. Her warped sense of love transforms her into a serial killer, as she dispatches body after body to get glimpses of her one true love. 
Death appears with each new kill and her love grows to staggering proportions.…

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Home Sweet Home - 2016 Official Selection!

A killer is on the loose in a small town, hunting unsuspecting families in the night. Who will be next?

Beyond Ferox - 2016 Official Selection!

Once there was a little girl who had a very bad dream.

Consuming Beauty - 2016 Official Selection!

Once upon a time a beast was transformed at the sight of beauty. His cravings to possess her remain unfulfilled until she returns to settle the debts of her father. But beauty is a fragile thing with a heart eager to love and no knowledge to protect it. She tumbles into a world of desires, madness a…

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Bitten - 2016 Official Selection!

A panic caused by a terrible plague is tearing the world apart. A horror that is spread through blood, anyone unfortunate enough to be one of the infected is forced to watch as their very flesh rots from their bones. That is till they are consumed by madness.

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The Bathroom - 2016 Official Selection!

A man who is living with guilt has to wipe his shit off himself to get out of the bathroom stall where he shut himself away in.

Cuckold Picasso - 2016 Official Selection!

​Picasso's 1971 Harlequin Head, believed forever lost in a Romanian Fire, is found vividly alive in the disturbed psyche of a tortured man. 

Although grizzly, the action and title are just strong metaphors about our need to deal with internal fears, and internal terror. It is necessary to ope…

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2x4 - 2016 Official Selection!

A pain addict tells us his life changing story. Or does he?

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Dead Date Night - 2016 Official Selection!

Becca Granger and Lynn Poore are getting ready for their school dance. Becca prepared to wait on her oblivious friend but did not prepare for an untimely visit from the undead...

A Walk in the Woods - 2016 Official Selection!

Bruce Caldwell takes young protege Becca Granger Into the woods for 'Survival 101'. The topic of today's lesson has gone missing, Bruce and Becca must find the subject before it finds them..

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Las Fieras 1969 - 2016 Official Selection!

Alcira is a bookworm and student of human nature through art and poetry, though rarely participating. When a curse strikes and werewolf like creatures invade the city Alcira locks herself into the University bathroom. Weeks of pure loneliness teach her the strength of human connection and in the en…

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The Tease - 2016 Official Selection!

A woman tries to escape the escalating violence of a misogynist psychopath.

Tales of Poe - 2016 Official Selection!

Based on the classic works of Edgar Allan Poe - a unique spin on three of Poe's popular stories (The Tell Tale Heart, Cask of Amontillado & Dreams). Directors Bart Mastronardi & Alan Rowe Kelly weave together a compelling and suspenseful anthology that will captivate Poe enthusiasts and horror fans …

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