The Black Sunday Film Festival: Full Line Up Announced!

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This Halloween season, between Friday 25th and Sunday 27th October, The Black Sunday Film Festival returns to the Whirled Cinema, Brixton, for three full days of genre madness.

Sponsored by the iconic Starburst Magazine, horror legends Arrow Video, and your very own London Horror Society, The Black Sunday Film Festival promises to be the perfect weekend to indulge in some truly awesome genre cinema, with the most diehard genre community in the world.

Tickets for the opening night films and party are just £12.50*, or you can pick up a weekend pass that covers you for EVERYTHING the festival has to offer across the Friday, Saturday and Sunday for just £25*

Click here to grab your tickets now, before they all sell out!

Here’s the full line up:

Friday 25th October: 8pm – 2am


Dead Air  (Short – London Premiere)
On Air (Short)


Literally Hell (Short)

Puppet Killer (Feature) – UK Premiere
Dir. Lisa Ovies.  Starring Aleks Paunovic, Lee Majdoub, Lisa Durupt

While celebrating Christmas at a cabin in the woods, a group of high school students are stalked by a psychotic killer obsessed with horror movie icons. Puppet Killer is Lisa Ovies’ brilliant 80s inspired horror-comedy which features a veritable ‘who’s who’ of international indie horror talent.

11.30pm – 2.00am:

Opening Night Party

Saturday 26th October: 12pm – 7pm


Postal (Short)

An Accidental Zombie (Called Ted) (Feature – UK Premiere)
Dir. Anne Welles.  Starring Naomi Grossman, Kane Hodder, Cameron McKendry

Ted knows he’s not a zombie. He just picked up a “skin thing” on his vacay in The Caribbean. But his hilariously kooky family is not convinced, especially after he brings home a hot vampire he met in group therapy.

2.45pm – Short Film Block 1

The Third Hand
The Widower (UK Premiere)
I Have To Go
Night Crawl
Junk (World Premiere)
The Cleaner (World Premiere)
The Knowledge (South London Premiere)
The Desecrated
Dispel (International Premiere)


The Automaton (Short – International Premiere)

Artik (Feature – London Premiere)
Dir. Tom Botchii Skowronski. Starring Chase Williamson, Jerry G. Angelo, Lauren Ashley Carter

A comic book obsessed serial killer teaches his son how to get away with a series of brutal murders until the boy befriends a mysterious man who threatens to expose everything.

Sunday 27th October: 12pm – 4pm

12.30pm – Short Film Block 2:

Dog Skin
The Vampire of Soho
One Last Meal
The Whistler (UK Premiere)
Siren: A Cyberpunk Story (World Premiere)


The Barge People (Feature)
Dir. Charlie Steeds. Starring Kate Davies-Speak, Mark McKirdy, Makenna Guyler

Set on the canals amid the glorious British countryside, two sisters and their boyfriends head off for a relaxing weekend away on a barge, unaware of the flesh-eating fish mutants lurking in the water, ready and waiting to feed.

*  Tickets subject to a small booking fee on top of the list price.

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