Acclaimed UK genre festival Film4 FrightFest is launching a new Halloween event (on Oct 29) at London’s Vue West End, with screenings from 6 pm until dawn.
The films will include the world premiere of Lulu Jarmen’s splatter film Bad Meat, about a camp for troubled teens where fascists used spoiled meat for evil purposes. The Canadian film stars Elizabeth Harnois, Dave Franco, Mark Pellegrino, Tahj Mowry & Jessica Parker Kennedy.
The screening night also offers the UK premiere of French thriller Livid by Julie Maury and Alexandre Bustillo starring Beatrice Dalle as a caregiver who arrives in a house where she encounters the supernatural.
Another French director, Julien Magnat offers the UK premiere of his US project Faces In The Crowd, a giallo-style thriller starring Milla Jovovich.
Also on offer as UK premires are Cold Sweat from Argentina’s Adrian Garcia Bogliano, and Matt L Locklhart’s The Watermen starring Jason Mewes. Jen Moss’ short The Morning After, starring Kate Nash, will also be included in the programme.
Tickets go on sale Oct 1. A midnight film will be announced later.
The programme will also be repeated at Bristol’s Watershed on Nov 4.