The most horrifying event in the Irish film calendar, IFI Horrorthon returns this month to the newly refurbished IFI . This year’s festival, the most international in its history, will open on Thursday October 24th with the Irish premiere of Abe Forsythe’s zom-com Little Monsters starring Oscar winner Lupita Nyong’o. Nyong’o plays a kindergarten teacher who must protect her class from hoards of the undead with the help of a children’s entertainer, played by Josh Gad. The opening event will include a screening of James Quinn’s new short Daughter of Dismay, screening in 70mm.
The IFI have given us some passes to allow horror fans to attend 5 movies during this years festival. Keep reading for your chance to win.
Here’s this years full festival schedule, with something to excite every horror fan.
Thursday, October 24th
19.00: Little Monsters + short Daughter of Dismay
21.10: Girl on the Third Floor
23.00: Blood and Flesh: The Reel Life and Grizzly Death of Al Adamson
23.10: The Black String
Friday, October 25th
13.20: Here Comes Hell
18.50: She Never Died
22.20: DOUBLE BILL: The Damned / Echoes of Fear
22.30: DOUBLE BILL: The Drone / Mutant Blast
Saturday, October 26th
13.00: Scream, Queen! My Nightmare on Elm Street
15.00: I See You
17.00: Kindred Spirits
19.00: Color Out of Space
21.20: Bullets of Justice
23.10: Antrum: The Deadliest Film Ever Made
Sunday, October 27th
13.00: Short Film Showcase
15.00: The Magnificent Obsession of Michael Reeves
16.50: The Gangster, The Cop, The Devil
19.00: Surprise Film
21.00: Why Don’t You Just Die!
22.50: A Night of Horror: Nightmare Radio
23.00: The Perished
Monday, October 28th
14.50: Daniel Isn’t Real
18.45: The Pool
20.40: Come to Daddy + short Meat Cute
Individual tickets for Horrorthon films cost €11.50. Tickets to the opening night screening of Little Monsters, including a complimentary beer or soft drink, cost €15. A five-day festival pass is available for €160, including admission to Little Monsters.
Five-film passes are available for €50 and ten-film passes are available for €90, excluding Little Monsters. Individual tickets are on sale now in person at the IFI Box Office, by phone on 01-6793477, or online at www.ifi.ie/horrorthon. Five-day passes and multi-film passes can be purchased in person or over the phone from the IFI Box Office.
ENTER THE COMPETITION
To be in with the chance of winning a pass to HORRORTHON 2019 just answer the following easy question.
Each pass will allow horror fans to attend 5 movies during the festival (see terms and conditions below).
Q: What is the opening film at HORRORTHON 2019?
COMPETITION Terms & Conditions
Passes entitle winner to five films of their choice at IFI Horrorthon 2019 (excluding the opening film Little Monsters)
Tickets to individual screenings strictly subject to availability