Live in or around New York City? Want to check out an awesome event taking place there in October? We have the good for you on the inaugural FEARnyc event below.
This is damn impressive for an inaugural horror film festival. Okay FEARnyc, you have our attention. The event, paying tribute to Wes Craven, includes screenings of classics like Night of the Living Dead, Psycho, and A Nightmare on Elm Street, and that’s just the tip of the knife. Let’s get to the meat!
From the Press Release:
FEARnyc will be presented this Halloween season at New York City’s Cinema Village. From October 21-27, 2016 the event will feature screenings of 65+ new and classic horror films, cast appearances, special events and a tribute to horror icon Wes Craven.
- Screenings of Night of the Living Dead, Psycho, Hocus Pocus, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Lost Boys and A Nightmare on Elm Street
- The premiere of Dead Awake, the new film from Final Destination writer Jeffrey Reddick
- A screening of The Exorcist which will begin with a seance with the audience led by a renowned psychic
- A screening of The Monster Squad with special appearances by cast members Duncan Regehr (Count Dracula) and Tom Noonan (Frankenstein’s Monster)
- A screening of the original 1978 Halloween with a Halloween Party featuring candy bags and games for the audience
- Screenings of classic films including Nosferatu, Carnival of Souls, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, House on Haunted Hill, Plan 9 from Outer Space, Dementia 13, Silent Night Bloody Night, And Then There Were None, The Brain That Wouldn’t Die, Reefer Madness and Santa Claus Conquers the Martians
- Screenings of brand new horror films including Gedeon Burkhard’s The Key, The Butcher Brothers’ A Beginner’s Guide to Snuff, Hannah Macpherson’s Sickhouse, Shawn Burkett’s Don’t Fuck in the Woods, the anticipated remake of the splatter classic Blood Feast and documentaries about Pet Sematary and Carrie
- Faust: The Live Event, a screening of the silent classic Faust accompanied by a live performance of a soundtrack by Ben Singer of Modern Robot
- An award ceremony honoring the year’s best horror films
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