FrightFest is the UK’s festival brand leader for horror film and is internationally renowned for discovering exciting and original genre films. Arrow Video will be joining FrightFest for its 19th edition world-renowned horror and fantasy film festival, starting at their main event on Leicester Square in August 2018.
For the first time since its initiation, the newly named Arrow Video FrightFest will open with a female-directed film, Jenn Wexler’s impressive post-modern slasher The Ranger and will close with Gaspar Noé’s controversial Climax, acquired by Arrow at Cannes in May this year.
The festival includes just over 80 feature films, which embrace zombie horror comedies, redemption thrillers, supernatural twisters, musicals, creature features, biographical dramas, reinvented slashers, gross animation and paranormal freakery. Some of the titles include Tommy Wiklund’s Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich, Chris Collier’s documentary FrightFest: Beneath the Dark Heart Of Cinemaand Robert D. Krzykowski’s The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then Bigfoot, and Arrow Video’s Incident in a Ghostlandfrom Martyrs director Pascal Laugier .
This year there is a rich diversity of international films. For instance, there will be Jerome Pikwane’s South African supernatural horror Tolkoloshe, the European premiere of Ezequiel Endelman and Leandro Montejano’s homage to Dario Argento, Crystal eyes, Gustavo Leonel Mendoza’s engaging documentary about Latin and Spanish-speaking fantasy festivals, Cult of Terror and more!
So, join us at the five-day multi-cinema event, Arrow Video FrightFest 2018, from the 23rd to 27th August 2018 at Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema.
Arrow Video staff will be on hand all weekend with a stall offering daily deals, plus pre-release titles, giveaways and much more. And also come and see our Podcast hosts, Sam Ashurst and Dan Martin, as they host a special Arrow Video Live Podcast recording. Entry is free, and you may just be the first to hear about some of our amazing upcoming releases!
Arrow Video FrightFest is set to be an incredible event, so make sure not to miss out!
For more information and to buy tickets, please visit: http://www.frightfest.co.uk