Popcorn Frights First Wave Program Unveils Unholy Mayhem
FIRST WAVE PROGRAM ANNOUNCED!
Popcorn Frights Unveils Unholy Cinematic Mayhem
The Sunshine State is about to get a whole lot more badass and bloody as Popcorn Frights Film Festival announces its First Wave of Programming for the fourth annual celebration of genre-twisting cinema, occurring August 10-16, 2018. The Southeast United States largest gathering of genre films and fans will be hosted at the historic Savor Cinema in Fort Lauderdale, a state-of-the-art theater that in the 1940’s was a Methodist Church.
It’s a collection of the weird and awe-inspiring from the most thrilling visionary artists and nightmare-makers on this planet. This summer will see a fury of cinematic terror unlike Florida has ever seen!
Opening Night features a triple-bill of mayhem kicking-off with the World Premiere of Havana Darkness, touted as the first English language horror film to be shot in Cuba; the East Coast Premiere of the zombie holiday musical Anna and the Apocalypse, which will also feature a live immersive musical performance by Infinite Abyss Productions; and the Florida Premiere of the gruesomely fun Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich.
This year Popcorn Frights will also celebrate director Chuck Russell, who will host a night of 80’s terror with a special 30th Anniversary screening of his ooze-drenched remake The Blob as well as much-loved sequel A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors.
Other buzzworthy titles in the first wave lineup announcement include the Southeast US Premieres of the stunningly macabre The Dark and the sci-fi thriller Prospect; the East Coast Premieres of Blumhouse’s Boogeyman Pop, Darren Lynn Bousman’s new nightmare St. Agatha, and the audience award-winning documentary Wolfman’s Got Nards; and the Florida Premieres of Colin Minihan’s brutal tale What Keeps You Alive and the chilling creepfest Satan’s Slaves.
It’s time for rampage. It’s time for chaos. It’s time for Popcorn Frights!
The Second Wave of Popcorn Frights 2018 programming will be announced in the coming weeks. Mayhem reigns!
To purchase early bird All-Access Badges, providing entry to all Festival screenings, events, and parties, visit popcornfrights.com/tickets. Individual tickets will be on sale starting July 2.