Short film block

Type: 
Film
Date and time: 
Sunday, April 26, 2015 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
Scheduled Location: 
Bellmont B

Preview some of the films already selected to play at the 20th Annual H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival in October. Seating is limited, and is on a first come, first seated basis, so we recommend getting your seat early.

 

The Mill at Calder's End

Directed by
Kevin McTurk
starring
Barbara Steele
14 mins
 | 2015
 | United States
 | English
 

In the remote village of Calder's End stands an old windmill, a repository of dark secrets. Nicholas Grimshaw has returned to this haunted place, his childhood home, intent on breaking a generations-old family curse. Grimshaw's journey takes him deep below the decaying mill, into mysterious, forgotten catacombs, whereupon he confronts the very source of the evil that has corrupted his family.

 

The Case of Evil

Directed by
Neal Hallford
starring
Merrick McCartha, Rebecca Sausedo
11 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

When a down-on-his-luck blues musicians travels to the country to buy a guitar he suspects was stolen from him many years earlier, he finds that its hoodoo-practicing owner is reluctant to hand over the instrument, and she's got something more on her agenda than a simple sale.'The Case of Evil' is a black and white horror short styled after the great horror classics like 'Frankenstein', 'The Wolf Man', 'The Cat People' and others. 

 

Dark Watch

Directed by
Thomas Nicol
6 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

Five starships carry the last hope of humanity to a new world, when one of them goes silent. Then, another.

 

Escape from Midwich Valley

Directed by
Pierre-Henri Debies
9 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

Back in the place of her childhood, in an oddly sinister port city, a young woman plagued with traumatic memories will discover that her destiny is even more cruel than the creatures running after her. LINK

 

The Night Ocean

Directed by
Maria Lorenzo Hernandez
12 mins
 | 2015
 | Spain
 | English
 

Using the backdrop of Torrevieja scenery to tell the tale, with its coves and beaches providing a similar scene to Lovecraft's original short story, Spanish artist María Lorenzo Hernández brought the traditional imagery to life in a fusion with the modern world that also seems to reflect the past.

 

666 sq ft

Directed by
Ray Zablocki
4 mins
 | 2014
 | United States
 | English
 

A tenant spends a sleepless night in his new apartment only to discover a problem that's too much for the landlord to handle.LINK

 

Flesh and Bone

Directed by
Brett Stillo
starring
Daniel Knop, Casey Castille, James Saunders, Audra Wolfmann, Indra Lowenstein
6 mins
 | 2013
 | United States
 | English
 

A music video by Roadside Memorial, "Flesh and Bone" is a fusion of 1930's, Lovecraftian Horror, and classic Film Noir.

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