2nd annual Popcorn Frights Film Festival
August 12 - 18, 2016 at O Cinema Wynwood

Tickets and festival badges go on sale Friday, June 17th, 2016

Popcorn Frights Film Festival is South Florida's first and only horror film festival celebrating the best genre films from around the world.

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AUGUST 12
07:00 PM FEAR, INC.

Your worst fears realized…for a price! When a horror junkie and his friends sign up with a company that brings their customer’s greatest fears to life, they must quickly determine if its demented employees are there to scare them, or make them pawns in their own sick and deadly game. Preceded by the short film PORTAL TO HELL. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

09:00 PM THE BLACKCOAT’S DAUGHTER

In this atmospheric, brutal, and darkly beautiful film, two young students at a prestigious prep school for girls are assailed by an evil, invisible power when they are stranded at the school over winter break. Starring Kiernan Shipka (Mad Men), Emma Roberts (Scream Queens) and featuring original music composed by the legendary Elvis Perkins. Preceded by the short film THE PONDTICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

AUGUST 13
07:00 PM UNDER THE SHADOW

Set in 1988 Iran, a mother trapped in her apartment during the chaos of the war worries that malevolent spirits have taken possession of her daughter, leading to a bone-chilling horror tale of paranormal and real-life terrors. Preceded by the short film HADATICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

09:00 PM I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER

A darkly heartfelt, astonishingly foreboding, and imaginatively sinister tale of a likable teenager (Max Records of Where the Wild Things Are), raised by a mortician family, whose own nascent sociopathic tendencies make him a perfect amateur sleuth when a serial killer strikes his folksy Midwestern town. Also starring Christopher Lloyd (Back to the Future). Preceded by the short film THE BERCH. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

11:00 PM ANTIBIRTH

A nightmare fueled film mixing one part horror homage and three parts anti-drug PSA with an offbeat kickass cast in a story that includes a monster pregnancy, alien abductions, covert operatives, and dynamite performances from Natasha Lyonne (Orange is the New Black) and Chloe Sevigny (American Psycho). Preceded by the short films PIGSKIN and METUBE 2. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

AUGUST 14
07:00 PM EVOLUTION

In this astonishingly beautiful and mesmerizing blend of body horror and surreal fantasy, a young boy living in a mysterious, isolated seaside clinic uncovers the sinister purposes of his keepers. Preceded by the short film FUCKKKYOUUU. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

09:00 PM THE MIND’S EYE

Pitting telekinetic savants against a mad doctor keen on siphoning their power, this giddy ’80s throwback stages a psychic war zone complete with bulging cranium veins, exploding heads, and a visceral kick of brainiacs willing each other into mind-melting, bloody oblivion. Preceded by the short film THE PUPPET MAN. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

11:00 PM DEVIL’S DOLL

In this supernatural horror thriller, an ancient curse consumes a city, causing a series of brutal murders that pits a detective against the clock to save his town and his daughter’s life. Preceded by the short film BLIGHT. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

AUGUST 15
07:00 PM FRANCESCA

A dazzling combination of menacing Grand Guignol atmosphere, brilliant  cinematography, gory violence, lush décor, and pounding soundtrack, Francesca tells the tale of a psychopath who uses Dante’s “Divine Comedy” as a clever reference to rid the city of impure souls through a series of gruesome murders. Preceded by the short film DISCO INFERNO. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

09:00 PM ABATTOIR

Seven meets Dark City meets Hellraiser in Darren Lynn Bousman’s (Saw II) startlingly unsettling new horror film that centers on a mysterious house that’s been constructed wholly from rooms where deaths have occurred. Preceded by the short film THE MAIDEN. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

AUGUST 16
07:00 PM THE BARN

Almost certainly destined for cult classic status, The Barn is a perfect retro throwback to classic 80s VHS horror flicks centering on a group of friends get more trick than treat when they take a detour on their way to a rock concert, finding an old abandoned barn and awakening a trio of Halloween flesh-hungry demons inside. Preceded by the short film GWILLIAM. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

09:00 PM CARNAGE PARK

A treat for lovers of the bloody grindhouse cinema of the ’70s, this harrowing psycho-thriller stars Pat Healy (Cheap Thrills) as an unhinged sniper who terrorizes a bank-robbing duo and their beautiful hostage after they stumble into his desert killing fields. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

AUGUST 17
07:00 PM DAYLIGHT’S END

In this action-packed post-apocalyptic vampire tale, a drifter bent on vengeance comes across a band of survivors desperate to escape the city after a mysterious infection transforms people into blood-thirsty creatures. Starring Johnny Strong (The Fast and the Furious) and the legendary Lance Henriksen (Aliens,The Terminator). Preceded by the short film MAYDAY. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

09:00 PM PET

You can’t escape the bonds of love in the shocking Pet. Starring Dominic Monaghan (The Lord of the Rings, Lost) and Ksenia Solo (Black Swan), this audaciously twisted story centers on an introverted loner who imprisons a woman he’s obsessed with, only to find the tables turned on him. Preceded by the short film MANOMAN. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

AUGUST 18
07:00 PM MAN VS.

Man vs Wild vs Predator, need we say more? In this gripping found-footage horror thriller, a star of a survival television show is forced to fend for himself in the remote woods for a routine episode, until he’s awoken by an earth-shaking crash that unleashes a series of weird and eerie events ultimately forcing him to come face to face with his deepest fears and the otherworldly. Preceded by the short film IRIS. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

09:00 PM BEYOND THE GATES

Co-written by Stephen Scarlata (Jodorowsky’s Dune) and starring the First Lady of Fright Films, Barbara Crampton (Re-Animator, We Are Still Here), Beyond the Gates centers on two estranged brothers who unearth an old VCR board game that acts as an inter-dimensional hub to a nightmare world where their Father’s soul is trapped and can only be saved by playing the game! Preceded by the short film NIGHT STALKER. TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE!

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Film Lineup
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Abattoir

Abattoir

Mon, Aug 15 at 9pm

EAST COAST PREMIERE. Seven meets Dark City meets Hellraiser in Darren Lynn Bousman's (Saw ...
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Antibirth

Sat, Aug 13 at 11pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. What if the Dude from The Big Lebowski somehow ended up in David ...
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Beyond the Gates

Beyond the Gates

Thurs, Aug 18 at 9pm

EAST COAST PREMIERE. A throwback flick in the spirit of horror faves such as Phantasm, The ...
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Blackcoat's Daughter

The Blackcoat’s Daughter

Fri, Aug 12 at 9pm

SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. In this atmospheric, brutal, and darkly beautiful film, two young ...
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Blight

Blight

Sun, Aug 14 at 11pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. A young priest is sent to a remote island off the Irish coast to help ...
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Carnage Park

Tue, Aug 16 at 9pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. A treat for lovers of the bloody grindhouse cinema of the ’70s, ...
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Daylight’s End

Wed, Aug 17 at 7pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. An action-packed post-apocalyptic vampire tale that is pure carnage and ...
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Worry Dolls

The Devil’s Doll

Sun, Aug 14 at 11pm

NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE. In this supernatural horror thriller, a brutal serial killer is ...
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Disco Inferno

Disco Inferno

Mon, Aug 15 at 7pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. A black-clad vixen infiltrates a sumptuous mansion overrun with ...
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Evolution

Evolution

Sun, Aug 14 at 7pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. In this astonishingly beautiful and mesmerizing blend of body horror and ...
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Fear Inc

Fear, Inc.

Thurs, Aug 12 at 7pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. Your worst fears realized…for a price! Fear, Inc. is a fiendishly ...
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Francesca

Francesca

Mon, Aug 15 at 7pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. Fans of Dario Argento, Mario Bava, Lucio Fulci, and Goblin dare not miss ...
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Fuckyou

FUCKKKYOUUU

Sun, Aug 14 at 7pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. With the ability to travel in time, a lonely girl finds love and ...
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Gwilliam

Gwilliam

Tues, Aug 16 at 7pm

SOUTH FLORIDA PREMIERE. A recently released criminal is looking for a good time. He can ...
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Hada

Hada

Sat, Aug 13 at 7pm

FLORIDA PREMIERE. Tonight Hada comes to visit Daniel because his last baby tooth has ...
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