SCREAMFEST L.A. to honor John Carpenter with Career Achievement Award and screening of PRINCE OF DARKNESS

If ANYONE in the horror community deserves every last career achievement award it has to be John Carpenter. The folks over at Screamfest L.A. know this and are doing just that. Read on for the official press release.

The ceremony takes place on October 20th at 7:00pm with a Q&A with the man himself and then a screening of his classic film Prince Of Darkness to follow.

From Press Release: Director John Carpenter, the “Master of Horror” will be honored with a Career Achievement Award at the 12th annual Screamfest Horror Film Festival on Saturday, October 20th, beginning at 7 p.m. with a Q&A, and followed by a screening of Carpenter’s 1987 film Prince of Darkness.  The event, and all things Screamfest will take place at LA Live Regal Cinemas (1000 West Olympic Blvd., LA, CA).

 Carpenter burst onto the horror scene in 1978 with the wildly popular Halloween, followed by such hits as The Fog, The Thing, Christine, Escape From New York, Prince of Darkness, Village of the Damned, and In the Mouth of Madness.

 In Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness, a sinister secret has been kept in a basement of an abandoned Los Angeles church for many years.  If revealed, it could mean the end of the world. Starring Donald Pleasence, Lisa Blount and Jameson Parker.

Screamfest® kicks off its 12th annual festival on Friday, October 12 at 8:00 p.m. with the opening night horror The Collection, directed by Marcus Dunstan (writer of Saw IV, V, VI and Saw 3D: The Final Chapter). Screamfest®, the preeminent horror festival in the country, and what the LA Weekly calls “the best place to get a jump on tomorrow’s cult hits” presents the festival in Los Angeles on October 12 through October 21.

 

For tickets and additional information, please contact [email protected] or visit screamfestla.com

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