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.

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.!

*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,
*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!