Official Selection: 2014

Fright Night Theatre Programme

RETURN TO NUKE 'EM HIGH: VOLUME 1 (USA) || Hamilton Premiere || Trailer
with short film KILLER KART (dir. James Feeney) || Hamilton Premiere || Trailer

Screened March 01, 2014

Welcome to Nuke 'Em High where the glee club has mutated into a vicious gang of Cretins after ingesting contaminated cafeteria food made on the site of the old Tromaville Nuclear Power Plant . Chrissy and Lauren, two innocent lesbian lovers, must fight not only the Cretins, mutants and monsters but also the evil Tromorganic Foodstuffs Conglomerate. Can they and Kevin the Wonder Duck save Tromaville High School and the world? Return to Nuke 'Em High: Volume 1 is the first part of two feature films that revisit the blood, guts, monsters, offensive humour, and full frontal nudity of Troma's 1986 Class of Nuke 'Em High. Starring Asta Paredes, Catherine Corcoran, Clay von Carlowitz, Zac Amico, Vito Trigo. Director: Lloyd Kaufman

RADIO SILENCE (GERMANY) || Canadian Premiere || Trailer
with short film CALL GIRL (dir. Jill Sixx Gevargizian) || Canadian Premiere || Trailer

Screened June 28, 2014

A pirate radio host is the only person who can prevent a serial killer called the Nightslasher from slaying his next victim, but saving one innocent soul may means sacrificing another. Radio Silence delivers a pulse-pounding game of cat and mouse that takes audiences on a nail-biting plunge into the depths of human depravity through a maze secrets, lies, and murder. Nothing is what it seems. The killer is closer than you ever imagined. There is no escape. Starring Markus Knüffken, Charles Rettinghaus, Ronald Nitschke, Jasmin Lord. Director: Marco Riedl and Carsten Vauth

SILENT RETREAT (CANADA) || Hamilton Premiere || Trailer
with short film PITY (dir. John Pata) || Trailer

Screened August 08, 2014

An orphaned young woman with a troubled past, is sent to a rehabilitation camp for young girls as an alternative to prison. The doctor overseeing this shady operation enforces a very strict policy: absolutely no speaking or noise-making whatsoever. No personal items. No direct eye contact with the camp administrators. What looks on the outside to be a rehabilitation camp quickly shows itself to be something far more sinister: a misogynistic experiment in social programming. Failure to comply, however, is punished not at the hands of the administrators but by the tooth and claw of a dangerous creature that stalks the dense, dark woods. The only way to survive the to SCREAM. Starring Chelsea Jenish, Sofia Banzhaf, Robert Nolan, Directed by Tricia Lee.

BAG BOY LOVER BOY (USA) || Ontario Premiere || Trailer
with short film REMEMBER ME (dir. Jean-Francois Asselin) || Trailer

Screened November 22, 2014

Oddball hotdog vendor and love-lorn loser Albert is shocked to find himself thrust into the world of perverse fetish art photography when an an enigmatic NYC photographer named Ivan plucks him from obscurity to be his bizarre new muse and model. However, when Ivan accidentally leaves Albert with the keys to his studio, Albert decides that his best way to woo women is to become a freelance photographer. Soon, Albert is luring call girls and drunken women away from parties with the promise of modelling gigs that in his inept hands soon turn deadly and increasingly depraved. But what will happen when he, unable to distinguish sleazy art from reality, finally convinces the girl of his dreams to get behind the camera? Starring Jon Wachter, Theodore Bouloukos, Kathy Biehl, Kara Peterson

"Fright Night Theatre Presents" Programme

Horror Short Film Showcase 4
Screened March 29, 2014
  • BANAT TRIANGLE (SERBIA) || Canadian Premiere || Director: Marko Backovic
  • CHRISTMAS EVE PET MASSACRE (CANADA) || Canadian Premiere || Director: Daniel Whidden
  • DYSTOPIA ST. (UK) || Ontario Premiere || Director: Dave Cave
  • FODDER (CANADA) || Director: Dave Dollard
  • LIVELY (CANADA) || Director: Jay Clarke
  • A CERTAIN KIND OF MONSTER (CANADA) || Director: Mike Moring
  • KILLER KART (USA) || Director: James Feeney
  • TORTUROUS (CANADA) || Director: Angus Swantee
  • SHELTER (USA) || Director: Eve Edelson
King Kong vs. Godzilla (1962): Japanese Cut
with short film ALL MONSTERS BLEED (Dir. Victor Windatt)
Screened May 09, 2014

Horror Express (1972)
with short film THE STALL (Dir. Mike Lombardo)
Screened May 31, 2014

Deep Red (1975)
with short film HAD BABBITS || World Premiere || (Dir. Derek Lukosious)
Screened September 20, 2014

Hamilton Zombie Short Film Festival (second annual)
Screened October 18, 2014
  • PERIOD PIECE (CANADA) || World Premiere || Director: James McLellan
  • LINCOLN WITH A KNIFE 2: THE DECAPITATION PROCLAMATION  (CANADA) || World Premiere || Director: Todd Lazlow
  • YOU MIGHT BE WEARING PYJAMAS WHEN THE ZOMBIE ATTACK  (CANADA) || World Premiere || Director: Kevin McMillan
  • O COME ALL YE ZOMBIES (CANADA) || Canadian Premiere|| Director: Greg Kovacs
  • NAKED ZOMBIE GIRL (USA) || Ontario Premiere || Director: Rickey Bird
  • FODDER (CANADA) || Director: Dave Dollard
  • ANGER OF THE DEAD (ITALY) || Director: Francesco Picone
  • DEAD RUSH (CANADA) || Director: Zach Ramelan
  • CARGO (AUSTRALIA) || Director: Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke
  • FARM GIRL STRONG (CANADA) || Director: David Briggs
Horror Short Film Showcase 5
Screened December 06, 2014
  • SAD CHAD (CANADA) || World Premiere || Director: Ben Ruffett
  • MAGIA (SPAIN) || Canadian Premiere || Director: Iker Arce
  • IT'S A MAN'S WORLD (AUSTRALIA) || Canadian Premiere || Director: Gregory Kelly
  • PERSEO (ARGENTINA) || Canadian Premiere || Director: M. Florencia Sosa
  • THE HEADLESS NUN (PORTUGAL) || Canadian Premiere || Director: Nuno Sá Pessoa
  • O COME ALL YE ZOMBIES (CANADA) || Director: Greg Kovacs
  • WOMAN WHO HATES PLANTS (USA) || Director: Morgan Miller
  • MALLEUS MALEFICARUM (CANADA) || Director: Torin Langen
  • YEAH RITE (CANADA) || Director: Michael Penney
  • TELL (UK) || Director: Danny Cotton
  • DECAPODA SHOCK (SPAIN) || Director: Javier Chillon
  • THE LADY AND THE TOOTH (UK) || Director: Shaun Clark