It's that time of year again! I'm sure I always put that when posting about Mayhem. Anyway, yes, the best month of the year, October, is fast approaching which means 3 things. My 40th birthday, Mayhem Film Festival and the most important part, HALLOWEEN!
Today the email arrived with the full line up for this year's, and Mayhem's 13th festival. Mayhem 2017 is running from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th October...
THURSDAY 12 OCTOBER
7.30PM DOUBLE DATE + Special Guests
Dir. Benjamin Barfoot, 2017 (UK) with Danny Morgan & Michael Socha
Dir. Natalia Leite, 2017 (US) with Francesca Eastwood & Clifton Collins Jr.
FRIDAY 13 OCTOBER
Dir. Marianna Palka, 2017 (US) with Jaime King & Jason Ritter
5.30PM 68 KILL
Dir. Trent Haaga, 2017 (US) with Matthew Gray Gubler & AnnaLynne McCord
7.30PM HABIT + Special Guests Simeon Halligan, Rachel Richardson-Jones & Elliot Langridge
Dir. Simeon Halligan, 2017 (UK) with Elliot Langridge & Jessica Barden
10PM FRIDAY THE 13TH PART III: 3D
Dir. Steve Miner, 1982 (US) with Dana Kimmell & Tracie Savage
SATURDAY 14 OCTOBER
Dir. Sion Sono, 2015 (JAP) with Reina Triendl & Mariko Shinoda
1.45PM A DAY - UK PREMIERE
Dir. Sun-ho Cho, 2017 (ROK) with Myung-min Kim & Eun-hyung Jo
3.30PM MOST BEAUTIFUL ISLAND
Dir. Ana Asensio, 2017 (US) with Ana Asensio & Natasha Romanova
6PM MAYHEM SHORT FILM SHOWCASE
Dir. Various, 2017 (International)
8.30PM PREY + Special Guest Dick Maas
Dir. Dick Maas, 2016 (NL) with Mark Frost & Sophie Van Winden
11PM SUSPIRIA The CultFilms Tour of SUSPIRIA-4k (shown in 2k)
Dir. Dario Argento, 1977 (ITA) with Jessica Harper & Stefania Casini
SUNDAY 15 OCTOBER
12PM TOP KNOT DETECTIVE
Dirs. Aaron McCann & Dominic Pearce, 2017 (AUS/JAP) with Toshi Okuzaki & Mayu Iwasaki
Dir. Erlingur Thoroddsen, 2017 (ICE) with Björn Stefánsson & Sigurður Þór Óskarsson
4PM The Flinterrogation Hosted by author David Flint
5PM ZEPPELIN V PTERODACTYLS – A live stage reading of a legendary lost Hammer production
Dir. Joe Lynch, 2017 (US) with Steven Yeun & Samara Weaving
9.30PM DEAD SHACK
Full Festival passes, Day passes and individual tickets will go on sale at 10AM on Tuesday 12 September. Early bird passes are still available til then. Head over to the Mayhem website for more info by CLICKING RIGHT HERE.
Mayhem Film Festival was founded in 2005 by filmmakers Steven Sheil and Chris Cooke. They screen the best in contemporary horror, science-ﬁction and cult cinema and television from around the world. Featuring premieres, previews, masterclasses, international special guest ﬁlmmakers, and unique live cinema events, the festival has developed a reputation as one of the strongest and most innovative genre festivals in the country. They are based at Broadway in Nottingham, one of the UK's leading independent cinemas and creative hubs.
Mayhem Film Festival takes place at the Broadway Cinema in Nottingham.