CINEPOCALYPSE 2017

CINEPOCALYPSE 2017

November is the new month for macabre movies! The debut year of CINEPOCALYPSE (an evolution to the program design of Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival), will take place November 2 - 9 inside Chicago’s Music Box Theatre located at 3733 North Southport Ave. Founded by Josh Goldbloom, CINEPOCALYPSE sheds its suburban skin, forms an epic alliance with the city’s historic Music Box Theatre and reemerges as a brand new horror behemoth of genre films for Chicago. The festival’s organizers are proud to announce dozens of new features, shorts, and premieres, alongside their juries, repertory, and secret screenings.

CINEPOCALYPSE HIGHLIGHTS:

  • A LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR DIRECTOR LARRY COHEN
  • KING COHEN: THE WILD WORLD OF FILMMAKER LARRY COHEN - Midwest Premiere
  • A LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD FOR ANTONIO FARGAS
  • THE A.V. CLUB PRESENTS: BEYOND THE ROOM - GET EVEN
  • THE SECRET SCREENING
  • 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION OF SUSPIRIA - Star Jessica Harper in attendance
  • BLOOD. GUTS. BULLETS. OCTANE. - Presented by Joe Carnahan
  • ERIC ROBERTS IS THE FUCKING MAN
  • THE CINEPOCALYPSE MIDNIGHT MOVIE CHALLENGE
  • SWEET VIRGINIA - Opening Night Film (Midwest Premiere)
  • BEYOND SKYLINE - Closing Night Film (U.S. Premiere)

ADDITIONAL SECOND WAVE FEATURES INCLUDE:

  • PRIMAL RAGE (World Premiere)
  • SNOWFLAKE (North American Premiere)
  • THE TERROR OF HALLOW’S EVE (North American Premiere)
  • DOWNRANGE (U.S. Premiere)
  • MOTORRAD (U.S. Premiere)
  • APPLECART - All-New Cut (Midwest Premiere)
  • CHARISMATA (Midwest Premiere)
  • THE CRESCENT (Midwest Premiere)
  • GET MY GUN (Midwest Premiere)
  • THE LODGERS (Midwest Premiere)
  • PSYCHOPATHS (Midwest Premiere)
  • SEQUENCE BREAK (Midwest Premiere)

PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED FILMS:

  • RENDEL (North American Premiere)
  • ATTACK OF THE ADULT BABIES (North American Premeire)
  • LOWLIFE (U.S. Premiere)
  • POOR AGNES (U.S. Premiere)
  • ANIMALS (TIERE) (Midwest Premiere)
  • BEFORE WE VANISH (Midwest Premiere)
  • DEAD SHACK (Midwest Premiere)
  • HAGAZUSSA - A HEATHEN’S CURSE (Midwest Premiere)
  • HOUSEWIFE (Midwest Premiere)
  • JAILBREAK (Midwest Premiere)
  • MOHAWK (Midwest Premiere)
  • TRENCH 11 (Midwest Premiere)
  • VERONICA (Midwest Premiere)
  • TRAGEDY GIRLS (Illinois Premiere)

SHORTS FILMS - LADIES FIRST:

  • BEAUTIFUL INJURIES
  • BLOOD SHED
  • BROWN WRECK-LOOSE
  • BROADSIDE
  • BUZZCUT
  • THE DOLLMAKER
  • DON'T EVER CHANGE
  • FEEDING TIME
  • FLOW
  • FOR A GOOD TIME CALL
  • IMBROGLIO
  • INCENDO
  • LATCH
  • OVER EASY
  • PENDULUM
  • REMOTE VIEWING
  • THIRD WHEEL
  • ROOHANGIZ
  • SLEAZY PETE
  • WE SUMMED A DEMON
  • WHAT METAL GIRLS ARE INTO
  • YOUR DATE IS HERE

SPECIAL GUESTS:

  • Writer/director Larry Cohen
  • Filmmaker Joe Carnahan
  • Actor Antonio Fargas
  • Actor Eric Roberts
  • Screenwriter/guest host Simon Barrett
  • Actress Barbara Crampton
  • SUSPIRIA star Jessica Harper

Void the "Halloween Blues" this year by attending CINEPOCALYPSE to keep the horror happening. For more information and to purchase early bird badges, click HERE.

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Tags: 2017, Chicago, CINEPOCALYPSE, Music Box

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