The 7th annual Brooklyn Horror Film Festival starts Thursday evening the 13th and runs through the following Thursday, October 20th. The festival opens at Nitehawk Cinema in Prospect Park with the feature Nocebo starring Eva Green (Penny Dreadful). The film is being introduced by co-writer Ara Chawhury and happens to be sold out. The festival closes with Gaspar Noé's Irreversible: Straight Cut.
BHFF is having an eight film Lucio Fulci Retrospective including a new 4K restoration of The Beyond and a 35mm screening of City of the Living Dead (1980).
Other highlights include Q&A's with filmmakers:
The Weird Kidz / Director Zach Passero / Oct 14
Something in the Dirt / Directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorhead / Oct 15
Sinphony / filmmakers / Oct 15 & 17
Mother Superior / Director Marie Alice Wofszahn & Actor Isabella Händler / Oct 15
Daughter / Director Corey Deshon / Oct 16
Give Me an A / Natasha Halevi, Bonnie Discepolo, Loren Escando, Monica Moore-Suriyage, Annie Bond, Sean Gunn / Oct 16
Influencer / director, cast, cinematographer, composer, producer / Oct 16
Run Sweatheart Run / Director Shana Feste & Actor Ella Balinska / Oct 16
Christmas Bloody Christmas / Director Joe Begos / Oct 17
Ghostwritten / Director Thomas Matthews / Oct 17
Swallowed / Director Carter Smith / Oct 18
Summoners / Director Terence Krey, Co-writer Christine Nyland & Actor McLean Peterson / Oct 18
Mother, May I? / Director Laurence Vannicelli / Oct 19
The Harbinger / numerous cast members / Oct 19
Old Flame / Director Christopher Denham, Producer Jeff Leaf, EP Taphat Tawil & Actor Andy Gershenzon / Oct 19
There are some locally produced short film blocks with Home Invasion 1 and Home Invasion 2 on Sunday, October 16th. The second block sold out on Sunday, so they scheduled an encore screening for Thursday, October 20th.
Most of the screenings are at the Nitehawk Cinema in Williamsburg and also at the Williamsburg Cinema. You can check out the rest of the schedule by going to their website brooklynhorrorfest.com