Perth Is Getting Its First Horror Film Festival This August

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Perth Is Getting Its First Horror Film Festival This August

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Get ready for a spooky three day event
perth horror film festival

If horror flicks are your jam, then listen up.

The first ever Annual Perth Horror Film Festival presented by Perth Horror Fans is making its way to your screens this August 19 – 21 at The Backlot.

Not for the faint of heart, the lineup will have eager horror film fanatics enjoying a bloody good time with a mix of local horror and science fiction short filmmakers and classic feature films rarely screened in Australia, all carefully selected by genre fans for genre fans – so even if you think you know it all, you might find some hidden gems you haven’t watched before.

There will also be lots of prizes given away across the three days, and the chance for audience members to vote for their favourite short film of the festival in order to crown the winning filmmaker by the end.

Perth Horror Film Festival program

Opening night

  • The Saint, Jay Jay Jegathesan
  • Aversion, Aaron Kamp
  • The Growth, Alex Winner
  • Hitched, Dylan Tilbury
  • Don’t Play In The Catnip, J.R.L. Jones
  • Feature presentation: House Of Wax (1953), André De Toth
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Day Two

  • The Hacker, Hugh Busworth
  • As Above So Below, Emile M. Smith
  • Sisyphus, Alex Montanari
  • Feature presentation: The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961), Val Guest
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Day Three

  • Corvus, Kyra Shennan
  • Meat, Chantelle Lucas
  • Slice, Anthony Chila
  • Tranceclipse, Rakib Erick
  • Don’t go into the Basement, Michael Thomas
  • Feature presentation: The Exorcist (1973), William Friedkin
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Tickets for the screenings range from $15 – $17.50.

Get your tickets here


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