South African HORRORFEST

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The year 2023 marks the 19th edition of the annual South African HORRORFEST film festival & Halloween event! Continuing its hybrid state, in addition to select cinema screenings of an amazing movie line-up at The Labia Theatre, the on-line virtual festival chapter reaches beyond Cape Town to the rest of the country across 25 October - 6 November (both the cinema and streaming chapters feature movies and short films from around the world which you won't see in any local cinema or on any streaming service - some titles will only be available in cinema or streaming, some both)

Access all HORRORFEST links HERE


Find all movies and their tickets above, including cinema shows and the streaming chapter which is hosted right here at QUICKET  (listed first) 


CINEMA:


29 SEPT: EXORCIST 50th anniversary (pre-fest screening)

25 OCT: SHARK EXORCIST

26 OCT: MOTHER SUPERIOR

27 OCT: ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW

28 OCT: THE FALL OF THE HOUSE OF USHER (Makabra Ensemble LIve Soundtrack)

29 OCT: RL StIne’s ZOMBIE TOWN 

30 OCT: HEX 

31 OCT: SHADOW REALM SHORT FILM COLLECTION-

 1 NOV: THE 100 CANDLES GAME: The Last Possession

 2 NOV: ABRUPTIO

 3 NOV: HOW TO KILL MONSTERS

 4 NOV: PANDEMONIUM

 5 NOV: KING KONG (90th anniversary on 16mm film)

 6 NOV: FRIED BARRY



STREAMING:


5 feature length SHADOW REALM SHORT FILM collections

MOTHER SUPERIOR 

WHAT LURKS BENEATH 

FOREVER HOME 

LOVE WILL TEAR US APART 

R.L. Stine’s ZOMBIE TOWN 

HEX 

THE TOXIC AVENGER Parts 1 - 4 (X FEST Chapter)

HAIL TO THE DEADITES 

MASKING THRESHOLD  

ENTER MYCEL

BOMBE


The Bloody Parchment literature event will be on-line at www.YouTube.com/TheHorrorfest 

There will be special advance screening ticket give-aways to new releases exclusively for viewers who have purchased Horrorfest tickets (cinema or on-line), and include SAW X and THE EXORCIST BELIEVER. 

The Horrofest Halloween Market returns to the Labia Theatre again this year on 28 October, with the Halloween Dress-Up the same night coinciding with the House Of Usher live soundtrack performance. Expect audience give-aways like Disney+ streaming subscriptions, Mr Lucky’s Cape Town Tattoo vouchers and books from Penguin. Stay tuned for all updates, news, info and all other event developments & announcements by joining our various social media locations at these links : 


Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/SouthAfricanHorrorfest 

YouTube: www.YouTube.com/TheHorrorfest 

Instagram: www.instagram.com/SAhorrorfest 

Facebook Group:  www.facebook.com/groups/SouthAfricanHorrorFest 

Threads: @SAhorrorfest 

The Makabra Ensemble: www.facebook.com/MakabraEnsemble 

Bloody Parchment: www.facebook.com/groups/220467498075567

Twitter / X :  www.twitter.com/SAhorrorfest 

or access them all here 

Official festival website at www.horrorfest.info  


If you missed out on last year's HORRORFEST, here is the trailer featuring all movies screened, as well as the post-event movie awards video: 


Horrofest Teaser Clip:





Reviews

4.6
from 35 reviews
"Had a really great time! The giveaways at the beginning were such a nice surprise. Also, it was so great that the event finished at the time that it said it would - I really appreciated that. It's such a small thing, but on a school night makes such a difference. Thanks for screening it!"
- Anonymous
"I absolutely loved horrorfest this year. Thank you for all the hard work in organizing and pushing through the red tape. Your commitment to the product and experiences does not go unnoticed and is much appreciated. I really like the combination of short films with feature length, the variety of the content is great and I love how different countries are featured. Thank you so much I am looking forward to next year"
- Reid
"Excellent as always! Please keep these horror festivals going!"
- Heinrich
"The quality of the short films this year has been outstanding. Particular highlights in this volume were HER BODY and LOOK TWICE, which both featured POC as lead characters and really did something interesting with the genre. Remarkable, contained storytelling. And those were just two of many short films. Real value for money."
- Jacques
"My third year attending the event. I'm hooked. It's my favourite event of the year, by far."
- Inge

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