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2019 SHOW DATES 

13TH ANNUAL SACRAMENTO HORROR FILM FEST

FULL SCHEDULE RELEASED BELOW.

Saturday, September 21st, 2019. 

3:30PM DOORS.  4PM SHOWTIME.

Historic Colonial Theatre.  Sacramento, CA.

Returning like a zombie from a freshly dug grave, the Sacramento Horror Film Festival returns in 2019 with it's 13th annual presentation of carefully curated horror genre short and feature films collected from around the world.

Hosted by Bloody Bethy, the 13th Annual Sacramento Horror Film Festival is the place to be if you love horror.

Festival selections will be announced after September 1st.
Tickets are on sale NOW.

All day passes are only $25!
Add ons such as festival posters and t-shirts are available at additional cost as well from the ticket site.

SEE BELOW FOR THE FULL SCHEDULE

4PM SHORTS PROGRAM 1

TRICK OR TREATMENT – HEALING OLD WOUNDS 8m55s

Dr. Calman is a therapist who's clients have killer personalities. Trick or Treatment examines the healing that happens when we remove our masks. Featuring the horror worlds biggest stars together in group therapy. Starring Dan O'Brien and the puppets of Matty Austin.

Directed by Daniel O'Brien

 

MURDERCYCLE 10m20s

David gets what he believes is a great deal, a free motorcycle. Unbeknownst to him the bike has other plans and gives him the ultimate ultimatum...ride or die.

Directed by Tyler Turner

 

KISS ME MALIBU 4m

Horror-comedy film about the insecurities and overthinking that TV shows, religion, culture and belief systems create in us during male-female relationships and in courtship.

Directed by Mikel Arraiz

 

OLD BEGINNINGS 16m23s

Old Beginnings is a post-modern, tragic romance about a young couple trying to rid themselves of the past using an unorthodox and bizarre ritual as they rekindle their love.

Directed by Suni Khan

 

CEMETERY TALES: A TALE OF TWO SISTERS 20m

Set in 1949, a Hollywood star mourns the loss of her beloved sister on the one year anniversary of her death. When the truth of her murder is revealed, a surprise visitor returns. Time is running out. Will justice be served? Tick tock tick tock...

Directed by Chris Roe

 

PIPE 11m58s

When Pup, a young girl living on the fringe of a bombed out town, finds a dead body washed up on the beach she brings it home to give it a proper burial. But other people have plans for the body and Pup's refusal to give it up brings hell down upon she and her father's heads.

Directed by Max Isaacson

 

NIGHT CRAWL 8m40s

Two inmates tunnel through the walls of a hellish prison, only to find something more terrifying than death row.

Directed by Gregory Shultz

 

MY PSYCHO FAN 3m33s

A serial killer works in his studio. Until he's disturbed by the visit of his biggest fan. The killer wants to kill him but changes his mind by discovering his admiration. Flattered, the killer offers him to see his studio. The fan finds himself doomed to admire the killer for eternity.

Directed by Loe Certano

 

URBAN SCOUT 10m

A group of inner city boy scouts set out for an overnight camping trip. What is meant to be a fun learning experience quickly escalates into a nightmare for them all.

Directed by Matthew Vaughan

 

SPLIT DECISION 14m44s

A young couple are at odds when their scary movie night is interrupted by a frantic woman in need. Tension builds around their heated debate - Imaginations run wild, emotions run high and tempers flare. Will they help her, or turn her away to the evil that lurks on the other side of the door? Split Decision asks the question: What's your gut telling you?

Directed by Scott Riopelle

 

 

6:30PM SHORTS PROGRAM 2

PARKWAY 12m7s

Virginia detectives discover an unsettling truth while investigating a crime scene off the Colonial Parkway. Inspired by true events in the 1980s.

Directed by Ryan Vaughan

 

DINNER FOR SIX 4m42s

Maddy, a woman in her early 30s, hosts a dinner for some friends in hopes to be able to express her feelings towards them.. Unfortunately for the guests, her way of communicating is quite unusual.

Directed by David de Juan Navarro

 

HELIX 8m52s

To impress his girlfriend, Adam picks up the latest HELIX tablet to lend a hand in preparing a meal. However, the tablet is leading him to create something else...

Directed by Brian Mitchell & Ian Start

 

CYBOLICA 11m53s

In the dystopian 1970's world of 'superpredators', the United States votes to reform the juvenile justice system by using young troubled males (mostly of color) as part of a plan to create a new type of weapon to aid the military. In the world's most volatile penitentiary, three inmates work together to escape their chains and fight the lethal creature on the loose

Directed by Alex Greenlee

 

BODY SNATCHERS 3min20sec

Insect's music video, which follows the dystopian tale of what happens when governments use religion and technology to coerce and terrorize their citizens.

Directed by Christopher Allan Poe Jen Badasci

 

HAZARD 5m32s

Jane's car breaks down in the outskirts of a small-town, and starts to experience supernatural activity related to the town's folklore.

Directed by Gario Cuevas

 

SNAGGLETOOTH 8m48s

All Mary-Alice wants is a puppy... But first she needs to get something straight.

Directed by Colin Bishopp

 

PLAYTIME'S OVER 10m48s

The only thing Dee loves more than classic horror movies is terrorizing the babysitter. It's New Years Eve, Dee's parents are looking forward to one of the rare nights without their angel. Little does Laurie, the new babysitter know, the fifty bucks an hour won't cover the years of therapy needed after spending one night with Dee and her stuffed friends.

Directed by Tony Reames

 

THE DESECRATED 7m48s

A young morgue attendant encounters an unwelcome visitor.

Directed by John Gray

 

THE MOOR 11m50s

Oliver has taken his daughter Heather to the moor to find a May Day celebration but when she disappears he believes a mysterious huntsman has snatched her.

Directed by James Everett

 

 

9:30PM HORROR INSPIRED PERFORMANCES

· Mistress Pon-Farr (Burlesque & Sideshow)

· Lizzie Hyde (Burlesque & Musical Performance – act 1)

· Euphoria Sparks (Polesque)

· The Great Richy Bee (Sideshow)

· Jenny Lynn (Slam Poetry)

· Nicki Fable (Musical Performance)

· Mistress Pon-Farr (Burlesque & Sideshow – act 2)

 

9:35PM SHORTS PROGRAM 3

ASIAN SHE – COMPETITIVE MOURNING 4m15s

A man stalks his prey on the streets of Los Angeles, but on this occasion picks the wrong person to mess with.

Directed by Kevin Beauchamp & Mando Lopez

 

AUDIOBOOK OF THE DEAD 2m19s

A young woman just wants to listen to her audiobook of Jane Eyre, but the book’s sinister narrator has other plans.

Directed by Lyndsey Bohlender & Sean Nichols Lynch

 

RAMONA 10m

A small town is changed forever on a cold morning in 1983 when a shocking, supernatural event occurs after a tragedy.

Directed by Nicole Harris

MALACOSTRACA 15m36s

A failing writer looses his grip on reality as his wife grows pregnant with their child...

Directed by Charles Pieper

ACTUARY 7m

An android that can predicts people's date of death is suspected of murder.

Directed by MK Hill

POLYBIUS 17m11s

Based on the urban legend, a teenage girl tries to convince the local Sheriff that a mysterious new game cabinet caused her brother to commit suicide.

Directed by Jimmy Kelly

 

DANTE FALLS 14m54s

With her parents away, spunky ghost caretaker Nova Dante must balance her work and personal life as she and her inattentive Shinto priest boyfriend accidentally release evil ghosts that threaten to take over the world.

Directed by Nancy Lin

 

THE CLAPPER  5m14s

A secluded, paralyzed woman is terrorized by a malevolent force that lurks in the darkness.

Alex Domenici

 

LIPPY 4m44s

Two girls enter an underground world of strange forfeits and grisly demands when they are caught stealing lipstick testers.

Directed by Lucy Campbell

 

IN HER SHOES 5m

7-year-old June Kauffman is enchanted by a pair of red children's shoes in a cemetery. The shoes lead her to an old crypt where she faces her worst fears.

Directed by Ray Kermani

 

333: ILLUMINAUGHTY

A distraught mother reaches out to the internet world searching for her two troublemaking daughters who went missing during their weekend trip to Vegas.

Directed by Michelle Nessk & Tonjia Atomic

 

GOOD GIRL 9m35s

A loving ten-year anniversary dinner hides the dark truth behind what this couple is really celebrating.

Directed by Wesley Alley

 

PINKI 10m40s

In a back street, a scrap monster makes a sudden lunge at a man. A pink-haired girl helps him, and their future is down to whether he remembers her or not.

Directed by Spike Hyunsuk Kim

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