The main street of picturesque Three Rivers is that idyllic New England avenue that Rockwell could paint and Lovecraft could plot terror from the occult. This Saturday, however it will be the venue of the Scared Stiff Halloween Horror film Festival.
Geno McGahee and his team have lined up several films for your viewing, shall we say, pleasure. Make sure your pacemaker batteries are charged.
Passing on the press release below.
SCARED STIFF HALLOWEEN HORROR FILM FESTIVAL – Official Line Up Announced – Horror Movie News
On October 26th, in Three Rivers, Massachusetts, horror will come to town. For one night only, New England will feel the chill of four horror films. Festival Director, Geno McGahee, noted that “this is a first for the town and it has done what I had hoped it would. Some of the best underground horror has emerged and will bring plenty of thrills and chills for those brave enough to attend the event. If you love horror and you have the Halloween spirit, this is something that you need to see.”
The event will take place at:
2072 Main Street
Three Rivers, MA 01080
Doors open at 4:30 PM on Saturday, October 26th. Tickets are $10.00 and they are going quickly. Tickets can be bought at the door.
Listed below are the features of the night.
BLOOD SLAUGHTER MASSACRE
Winner – Best Feature Film
Directed by Manny Serrano
Produced by Lindsay Serrano
Ten years ago, Officers Fincher and Cobb were called out to investigate a noise complaint and what they found was much worse: 24 people were killed in cold blood. The murderer escaped and the Havenwood police Department covered it up, inventing a story about an out of control fire. The “Ripper” returns 10 years later to finish what he started, but can he be stopped before it’s too late?
Runner-Up – Best Feature Film
Directed and Produced by Erica Summers
When a group of popular college students choose bizarre Tyler Rooney as the new target for their juvenile pranks, Tyler seeks out a mambo (Voodoo Priestess) and performs an ancient hoodoo ritual to unleash bloodthirsty “MISTER WHITE” to exact a brutal revenge and punish them all for their sins.
Winner – Best Short Film
Directed by Tommy Faircloth
Produced by Robert Zobel
Laura thinks she has met her perfect match in John. After only a few dates, she accepts his invitation for a weekend trip to his vacation cabin. Laura’s best friend, Ashley, is completely against the trip and thinks Laura needs to wait until more of her friends have met John. Laura ignores the warning and go. After arriving at the cabin, feelings of unease consume her and what is calling to her from the basement crawlspace? Is John really the nice guy he seems or is there something sinister buried under the cabin?
CALL ME CRAZY
Runner-Up – Best Short Film
Directed by Adam Orton
Produced by Beau Batterson
The romantic comedy gets twisted when a cannibal and a vampire fall in love in an insane asylum.
BEST FEATURE SCREENPLAY
Edens Valley by James Christopher – WINNER
The Book of Magic by Sheldon Woodbury – RUNNER - UP
BEST SHORT SCREENPLAY
Night Terrors by Evan Bolick – WINNER
The Terror by Wayne C. Rogers – RUNNER-UP
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