The 26th Annual H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival of Cosmic Horror will be piercing the veil between dimensions October 8-10th with over 60 short and feature films streaming worldwide during the second half of the festival’s hybrid event! Cosmic Horror fans across the globe can get their fill of new Cosmic Horror films and Weird tales adapted to the screen with additional streaming exclusive content on Eventive until October 12th.
The H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival ’s infamous shorts blocks are back in fine form and streaming audiences can enjoy the 9+ hours of short films that played theatrically last weekend at the historic Hollywood Theatre, as well as an additional mega-block of shorts streaming online only. This year’s short films are an impressive lineup from all over the world including Belarus, Australia, Ukraine, Portugal, Italy, Mexico, Austria, United Kingdom, Canada, and the US.
Feature films include the 10th Anniversary screening of The Whisperer in Darkness by the H. P. Lovecraft Historical Society, the World Premiere of The Fall of Usher by Brian Cunningham, based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe, the Pacific NW premiere of H. P. Lovecraft’s Witch House by Bobby Easley, the Oregon premiere of Kevin Pontuti’s The Yellow Wallpaper, plus streaming exclusive feature films Masking Threshold, an experimental cosmic horror tale by Johannes Grenzfurthner, Exegesis Lovecraft, a revealing documentary by Pakistani-Canadian filmmaker Qais Pasha, and cosmic horror feature Blood Moon, by 20-yr old writer and director Caleb Spilios.
Single Day and Full Festival Streaming passes are available now through its Eventive portal (https://hplfilmfestival.eventive.org/), and include access to filmmaker Q&As, panel discussions, and author readings.
The H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival was founded in 1995 by Andrew Migliore to promote the work of Lovecraft-inspired independent filmmakers from around the world. Since 2011, current directors Gwen and Brian Callahan have grown the festival to a three-day extravaganza of film, art, author readings, scholarly presentations, live performances, tabletop gaming demos, and are working hard to bring a taste of all these experiences to the streaming festival.
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