Monday, October 3, 2016

SpectreFest Returns

SpectreFest returns, yes, a little late, but still, we have SpectreFest for a fifth time. There's even a sub-event called Phenome-Con where certain phenomenon are explored by film and panel, this includes a free event on Bigfoot at the The Bigfoot Lodge, lol. It's not the only free event, look through the schedule for more.

SpectreFest
Oct 7-29
The Cinefamily
611 N Fairfax Avenue & off-site
$

From the press release:
(October 3, Los Angeles) Now entering its fifth consecutive year, SpectreVision's Daniel
Noah, Josh C. Waller and Elijah Wood, have again teamed with Cinefamily to announce
SpectreFest 2016, a finely crafted and curated selection of sneak peeks and film premieres,
presenting an exploration of the uncanny in art and cinema. The happenings will include a
varied range of special events, rare repertory programs, music, and other forms of media that
exemplify the aesthetic spirit of the festival.!
! This year’s chosen films include Arrival, The Bad Batch, A Monster Calls, and
Whispering Star, among many others. Events are hosted by the SpectreVision founders, and
will feature appearances by stars and filmmakers, each followed by a reception. Confirmed
guests to date include Ana Lily Aminpour, Joe Dante, Roger Corman, Bill Hader, Jason Ritter,
Claudia O’Doherty, Elijah Wood, J.A. Bayona, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, and Babak Anvari,
among many others.!

Events
*Under the Shadow, Director Babak Anvari and cast to appear via Skype - Thu 10/7, 7:30pm!
*The Greasy Strangler w/ Andy Hung of Fuck Buttons, Cast in Person - Thu 10/7, 10pm!
*The Whispering Star - Sat 10/8, 1pm!
*A Monster Calls, Director J.A. Bayona in person - Wed 10/12, 9:15 pm!
*I, Olga Hepnarov√° - Sat 10/15, 1pm!
*Train to Busan - Sat, 10/22, 1pm!
*Bad Batch - Date TBD (Director Ana Lily Amirpour in person)!
*Horse-Being Sat 10/29!
*Evolution (opening night party) - Wed 11/2, 7:30pm!
*Arrival, Cast in attendance - Wed 11/9, 7:30pm! !
Special Events!
*The Greatest Films Never Made: The Man With Kaleidoscope Eyes Live Script Reading
Wednesday, 10/12, 7pm at the Vista Theater!
*Saturday Morning Cartoons - Dreams & Nightmares - Saturday, 10/15, 11am!
*Steve Moore vs. Superman - Thursday, 10/27, 10:15pm at the Cinefamily!
*Rob Schrab's Shock Feature Theater (Moontrap & Mosquito Double Feature) - Friday, 10/28,
10:30pm!
*Mad Max: Fury Road (Black & Chrome Edition) - Tuesday, 11/1! !!!
Weerasethakul Retro!
*Uncle Boonme Who Can Recall His Past Lives (w/ Apichatpong Weerasethakul in person) -
Monday 10/17, 730pm!
*Cemetery of Splendor (w/ Apichatpong Weerasethakul in person) - Wednesday, 10/19, 7:30pm! !!
Shudder Presents: J-Horror Juggernauts!
*Audition - Friday, 10/8, 1030pm!
*Pulse - Friday, 10/15, Midnite!
*Sadako vs. Kayako (triple feature w. Ringu & Ju-on: The Grudge) - Friday, 10/22, 7:30pm! !
Universal Presents Phenome-con!
*Phenomecon Day 1 - The Amazing World of Ghosts + Lost & Found Film Club - Thursday,
10/13, 7:30pm!
*Phenomecon Day 2 - Another Evil - Friday, 10/14, 7:30pm (Dir. Carson D. Mell in person)!
*Phenomecon Day 3 - Bigfoot - Saturday, 10/15, 7:30pm!
*Phenomecon Day 4 - Ouija: Origin of Evil - Sunday, 10/16, 8pm!