Friday 20th January at the the Park Inn Palace Hotel Ballroom
10am Ebola Zombies (Samuel Leong / 2015 / Hong Kong / 1h 30m) Thieves stumble upon a hidden laboratory conducting unorthodox SARS and Ebola experiments
+ Mother (Kevin McGuiness / 2016 / Canada / 3m)
+ Golden Shot (Gokalp Gonen / 2015 / Turkey / 8m)
10am Ebola Zombies
Once They Get In - You Don't Get Out.
The Raid meets Dawn of the Dead - when a group of thieves break into an industrial complex to pull off a jewelry heist, they stumble upon a hidden laboratory where unorthodox SARS and Ebola experiments are taking place on stolen cadavers, who soon mutate into blood-thirsty zombies. Now, the thieves must punch, kick and shoot their way to freedom from the police and the growing army of the undead.
In the dimly lit parlour of an old Victorian home, a timid son carries on a conversation with his elderly mother, asking for her advice about a mysterious young woman. She lovingly offers her maternal wisdom and imparts her insight with grace and compassion, but there is only one problem…she’s been dead for years.
+ Golden Shot
Rusty machines living in their small houses, imagine that the sun will come and take them to the sky someday. A small light, keeps them alive and dreaming. But one of the machines wants to see the sun itself and he has a plan for that.
12.30pm Seclusion (Joe Bandelli / 2015 / USA / 1h 32m) Wedding guests at an isolated location are stalked by a killer
+ It Wasn't Me (Angel Ripalda / 2016 / Spain / 12m)
A group of friends travel to a remote location for an intimate wedding. Unfortunately for them, the romantic getaway turns into a nightmare, as one by one the wedding party is stalked and killed. Leaving those alive to wonder... who is after them, and who will be next.
+ It Wasn't Me
David is a ten year old boy with lots of problems in the school and with his father. In his teacher’s opinion, the boy might be a little deranged. Worried about the issue, David’s father decides to call in a specialist nursemaid for his son. Alba, the nurse, will be the one to discover the real truth of David and face the consequences after.
3pm Chimeres (Oliver Beguin / 2015 / Switzerland / 1h 22m) After a blood transfusion in Romania, Alex develops an aversion to light, is unable to eat and has insomnia
While on holiday in Romania with his girlfriend Livia, Alexandre is hit by a car. He is hospitalized and has to undergo a blood transfusion. On his return he seems to suffer from a strange disease.
+ Sudden Reality
A college student named Josh is obsessed with Sandra, the girl of his dreams. Josh's dreams twist his reality into a nightmare, and his personal demons take control of him.
5.30pm Savageland (Phil Guidry, Simon Herbert and David Whelan / 2015 / USA / 1h 20m) When a small town near the Mexican border is wiped out, suspicion falls on the lone survivor
+ Judas (Joel Caetano / 2015 / Brazil / 11m)
When a small town near the Arizona-Mexico border is wiped out overnight, suspicion falls on the lone survivor. But a roll of photos the survivor took that night tells a different story.
“Savageland” is an ambitious docu-horror film, the feature debut of a trio of filmmakers from UCLA’s graduate cinema program. Made on a shoestring budget of low five-figures, the film was shot in 17 locations in two countries, and features a cast of over a hundred.
Holy Saturday is a day of burning the Judas ... do you have courage?
8pm Zombie Women of Satan 2 (Warren Speed and Chris Greenwood / 2017 / UK / 1h 35m) Dani Thompson stars in this sequel, in which fading star Pervo's career hasn't quite gone according to plan
+ Hotel Hell (Ben Lettieri / 2016 / UK / 11m)
+ Dead in the Water (David Freedman / 2016 / UK / 14m)
8pm Zombie Women of Satan 2
Pervo The Clown's career hasn't quite gone to plan .. despite being hailed a hero after saving people from a bizarre cult a few years ago.
With things looking bleak, it seems Pervo's fifteen minutes of fame are just about over. However a chance meeting with a mystery millionaire could turn his fortunes around. But is it a chance encounter ?
Or a diabolical revenge plot ?
+ Hotel Hell
Caine and Bruce. Two old friends, who just so happen to be criminals on the run, who just so happen to seek refuge for the night in an isolated and creepy hotel with a graveyard as part of the scenery, which just so happens to be the venue for a demon cult blood sacrife, which just so happens to raise the dead, among other things, in the process, which just so happens to break all hell loose!
+ Dead in the Water
Lewis and Clark, two old buddies, decide to take a break from their hectic city lives and head down the coast on a fishing trip. One that soon becomes the vacation from hell! Shipwrecked, stranded and lost. They are terrorised by the bizarre Shark Cultists and their leader Lord South Isle, along with falling victim to local fisherman Shore. The dangers materialize relentlessly in this heart pounding suspense Horror adventure.
10.30pm The Legend of the Mad Axeman (Russ Gomm and Philip Mearns / 2016 / UK / 1h 12m) A series of murders leads an author to believe that the ‘Mad Axeman’ might not only be a legend
+ A Father’s Day (Mat Johns / 2016 / UK / 10m)
+ U Never Listen (Nina Romain / 2016 / UK / 4m)
10.30pm The Legend of the Mad Axeman
In the mid 1980s a legend was born.
A true story… A local mystery… A tale to chill you to your very soul!
THE LEGEND OF THE MAD AXEMAN is the first narrative feature film from Aurora Pictures and is a tongue-in-cheek love letter to the classic 1980s slasher movies we grew up watching.
Jason Hill is an author, plagued by dreams of a killer that have haunted him since childhood. Research for his new book has led him to the conclusion that the Mad Axeman is more than just a legend and soon finds himself in a race against time to uncover the truth behind a new series of murders.
THE LEGEND OF THE MAD AXEMAN was made with very little money, and lots of love.
Unexpectedly reunited with his daughter amongst the ruins of the world as they knew it, a father is determined to make this day special, even if they are already dead.
+ U Never Listen
A fancy dress party on 31st October has nothing to worry about unless the festive punch runs out - when there’s a disturbing call from Los Angeles.…but who’s going to end up having the Halloween Night from Hell? A pitch-black 21st century take on one of the world’s most-loved children’s stories.