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The story behind the rise and fall of New York's 42nd Street. The cinemas, the films, the people, the crime and the rebirth of the block as "New 42nd Street" - this is the document of the world's most notorious movie strip.  With clips from many of these classic Grindhouse and Horror films that blazoned the marquees outside the theatres, and interviews with filmmakers like Joe Dante (Piranha, Gremlins), Troma's Lloyd Kaufmann (Toxic Avenger), William Lustig (Maniac, Vigilante), Frank Henenlotter (Basket Case, Frankenhooker), Debbie Rochon (Poltrygeist: Night Of The Chicken Dead), Lynn Lowry (The Crazies, Shivers), Sam Shermann (Dracula vs Frankenstein), porn star Veronica Hart and more.
- Trailer below

Documentary filmmaker Calum Waddell is flying in to attend the screening and chat with the audience, and will also appear the night before (Tues 27 Oct) as featured speaker for a lecture at the free Horror Masterclass at the SAE Institute campus, Cape Town - sign up at 
http://capetown.sae.edu/news-and-events/events/horrorfest
 

For info on the rest of the HORRORFEST (running from 26 October - 6 November), which includes loads of movies, documentaries and several short film chapters (you're unlikely to see in any SA cinema), live soundtrack performance to a classic silent film, literature, night market, Halloween dress-up competition and much more, head to www.HORRORFEST.info

See the Makabra Ensemble site at: www.terminatryx.com/makabra
Like the Makabra Ensemble Facebook page at: 
www.facebook.com/MakabraEnsemble
Official HorrorFest site: www.horrorfest.info 
Event trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=xFh62j-3IpI 
Like the festival page: 
www.facebook.com/events/1497375440559553
Join the group page: www.facebook.com/groups/SouthAfricanHorrorFest 
Short story competition: www.bloodyparchment.blogspot.com 
Follow: www.twitter.com/SAhorrorfest 
Like Bloody Parchment at: www.facebook.com/groups/220467498075567

 

When and where?



Labia Theatre
68 Orange St
Gardens
Cape Town
South Africa
8001

Starts:
Wed 28 Oct 2015 at 8:30 PM (SAST)
Ends:
Wed 28 Oct 2015 at 10:00 PM (SAST)

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South African HORRORFEST

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