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Las VegasBLACKLIST Las Vegas, Nevada Thursday, Oct. 29th

The Blacklist Art & Film Festival; champions of gore and advocates of fearless creativity, head out on an experimental road trip to bring Sin City a special Halloween inspired event of absolute horror. Exercise your demons through a ruthless barrage of award winning film atrocities, and brilliant art work all while supporting emerging artists and filmmakers both locally and worldwide. This unique event will be held at:

 

The Griffin Bar & Lounge - 511 Fremont St. Las Vegas, NV. 89101
Thursday, Oct. 29th
. Doors to the event will open at 7pm. Horror Film Showcase will screen at 7pm, 10:30pm and again at 12:00am midnight. Each screening will cost $5 and has a runtime of 75min.

 

This special event will consist of:


Art Showcase – On display will be a series of imaginative and thought provoking paintings, photographs, sketches and other mixed media from local Las Vegas talent as well as our special guest Featured Artists. Live painting will be included. The art showcase is free of charge from 8:30pm to 10:15pm

Horror Film Showcase – The main attraction of the night, an exclusive collection of short, award winning horror films from all over the world (Spain, Australia, Canada, USA). These visceral creations are raw and original in content, a far and refreshing cry from that of mainstream Hollywood. Not for the faint of heart, and a must for any horror fan. The films will be projected in high quality on a large screen and be accompanied by state of the art sound. Audience members will select by vote, the best film of the night.

 

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FILM SCHEDULE

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El CICLO (2003) Spain
9 min.
Dir: Victor Garcia
DP: Bernat Bosch – 35mm.
“Blood-splattered walls and a pile of cadavers reveal a man’s vicious and disturbing pattern.”
*Best European Short Horror Film – Amsterdam Fantastic Film Festival 2005
*Best Horror Short – Screamfest 2004

 

SPIDER (2007) Australia
9 min.
Dir: Nash Edgerton
DP: Greig Fraser – Super 16mm
“It’s all fun ad games until someone loses an eye.”
*Best Short Film – AFI Fest 2007
*Honorable Mention – Sundance Film Festival 2008

 

STINK MEAT (2007) USA
4 min 45 sec
Dir: Jeff Speed
DP: Chris Speed - HD
“Little girls get sick if they don’t feed.”
* 2nd Place – Another Hole in the Head Genre Fest, San Francisco 2007
* Official Selection – New York City Horror Film Festival 2007

 

FAR OUT (2007) USA
5 min
Dir: Phil Mucci
DP: Predrag Dubravcic - Super 16mm
“In 1972, a flamboyant Hollywood producer’s house party takes a strange turn, when an uninvited guest comes for more than just sex and drugs. Consider your mind blown!”
*Honorable Mention – Boston Underground Film Festival 2007
*3rd Place – Austin Fantastic Fest

 

TREEVENGE (2008) Canada
16 min.
Dir: Jason Eisener
DP: Jeff Wheaton - HD
“This Christmas the trees have had enough.”
*Honorable Mention – Sundance Film Festival 2009
*Best Short Film – Rue Morgue Magazine 2009

 

IL BRUTO (Origin Unknown)
1 min 55 sec
16mm
Footage found near the Uele River, Africa.

 

GRACE (2006) USA
6 min
Dir: Paul Solet
DP: Laurence Avenet-Bradley – 35mm
“Madeline Matheson loses her unborn child, Grace, in an accident and
decides to carry her to term, but when the child is born, the uncanny
power of a mother's will is revealed.”
*Best Short Film – Rhode Island Horror Festival 2006

 

KIRKSDALE (2007) USA
21 min.
Dir: Ryan Spindell
DP: Julie Hotz – Super 16mm
“Kirksdale Hospital, a plantation turned mental asylum, provides patients with a calm environment to ease their inner turmoil. At least on the surface.”
*Best Short Film – Chicago Horror Film Festival 2008
*Official Selection – Tribeca Film Festival 2008

 

 

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