News Event Movies News | Written by Martin Unsworth 22/07/2021

Arrow Video FrightFest Reveal Discovery Screen Films

The Discovery Screen and First Blood films that will be wowing festival-goers at this year’s Arrow Video FrightFest have been announced. These movies join the already announced main screen line-up and offer independent features from all over the world a spotlight.

The films announced are:

Bloodthirsty (director: Amelia Moses)

Motherly (d: Craig David Wallace)

As in Heaven, So on Earth (d: Francesco Erba)

Post Mortem (d: Péter Bergendy)

Knocking (d: Frida Kempff)

Hotel Poseidon (d: Stef Lernus)

Followers (d: Marcus Harben)

Mystery Spot (d: Mel House)

Killer Concept (d: Glenn Payne, Casey Dillard)

Pretty Boy (d: Marcel Walz)

Nocturna: Side A – The Great Old Man’s Night (d: Gonzalo Calzada)

Shadow of the Cat (d: José María Cicala)

The Unburied (d: Alejandro Cohen Arazi)

Forgiveness (d: Alex Kahuam)

Isolation (anthology)

Bad Candy (d: Scott B. Hansen)

Antidote (d: Peter Daskaloff)

The Parker Sessions (d: Stephen King Simmons)

Greywood’s Plot (d: Josh Stifter)

Touch (d: Aleksandra Szczepanowska)

The Changed (d: Michael Mongillo) is a late addition to the main screen films, with Beyond the Infinite Two Minutes now appearing in the Discovery strand.

Once again, there will be an Arrow Video FrightFest First Blood strand, which highlights some of the great new genre talents from the UK and Ireland. The five world premieres this year will be: Are We Monsters (d: Seb Cox) The Last Rite (d: Leroy Kincaide) When the Screaming Starts (d: Conor Buro) Bring Out the Fear (d: Richard Waters)

Post Mortem

Paul McEvoy, festival co-director, said of the line-up: “At Arrow FrightFest this year we are thrilled to be presenting so many incredible new works from the International genre landscape. We’re showcasing a myriad of World Premiere screenings from many new and exciting talents, along with familiar names. The thrills are diverse and sensational, proving that the genre is truly alive, kicking and flourishing in these troubled times. We cannot wait to share the excitement with everyone.

Details of the Short Film Showcase films and other special events will be announced soon.

Arrow Video FrightFest takes place from Thursday, August 26th to Monday, August 30th at Cineworld, Leicester Square. Passes go on sale on Saturday, July 24th. Single tickets will be available on Thursday, July 29th.

For full details of the programme and to book tickets, head over to the FrightFest website.