FrightFest: Beneath the Dark Heart of Cinema

❉ Everything you ever wanted to know about FrightFest…but were afraid to ask!

FrightFest- Beneath the Dark Heart of Cinema © 24 Foot Square

“Collier has created a portrait of the festival that will delight its longstanding fans yet which is thorough and insightful enough to be of interest to outsiders too.” ★★★★ Eye For Film

Central City Media have announced that the documentary FrightFest: Beneath the Dark Heart of Cinema will be released on VOD 4th March. Featuring a mix of newly recorded interviews, archive and behind the scenes footage, the critically-acclaimed documentary casts an unflinching eye over the history of one of the world’s leading genre festivals. Follow the trials and tribulations of four unlikely partners, thrown together into a high-pressure festival environment, forging horror history that’s been nineteen years in the making.

You can view the trailer here:

“Rarely has a celebratory documentary been so disarmingly honest about its subject matter…fascinating…” ★★★★ HorrorDNA

The organisers and fans chart the history of the festival and discuss the key films and events that have helped shape the event since its inception in 2000, and attempt to explain what’s been behind the festival’s ever growing success.

A host of filmmakers including Adam Green (HATCHET), Joe Lynch (MAYHEM) and Dominic Brunt (ATTACK OF THE ADULT BABIES) also talk about their relationship with the festival and the impact it’s had on their careers. Also features Gareth Edwards, Eli Roth, Robert Englund, Simon Rumley, Soska Sisters, Tom Six and Jake West.


❉ FrightFest: Beneath the Dark Heart of Cinema is released on 4th March. Running Time: 86 mins. It will be available digitally via iTunes, Amazon, Virgin Media, Google Play and YouTube. Productions Companies: 24 Foot Square, Hypothetical Blue. Distributor: Central City Media.

❉ News source: Paul Smith PR/Central City Media.

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