MAIN SCREENS - FRIDAY 23 AUGUST
Director: Joe Begos. With: Dora Madison, Tru Collins, Rhys Wakefield, Jeremy Gardner. USA 2019. 79 mins.
UK PREMIERE - FrightFest showcased his ALMOST HUMAN and THE MIND’S EYE and now Joe Begos, the quirkiest director on the independent horror scene, is back with a zeitgeisty, fresh and thrilling trip into terror. A brilliant painter facing the worst creative block of her life turns to anything she can to complete her masterpiece and recklessly indulges in a series of drug binges. As the narcotics fly out of control and spiral into a hallucinatory hell scape of highs, lows, sex, and murder in the sleazy underbelly of Los Angeles, so does her new found, and inexplicable, yet unquenchable craving for blood.
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INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE - GUTTER. Director : Josh Ethier. With : Erin Braswell, Andrew Steel, Zoe Cooper. US 11 mins.
What would you do for a bed to sleep in? A young woman struggles to survive on the crusty underbelly of Los Angeles. Josh Ethier is an editor/ actor/ producer known for many genre works including WE ARE STILL HERE, BEYOND THE GATES and ALMOST HUMAN. GUTTER marks his directorial debut.