Brooklyn Horror Film Festival announces today the first wave of titles for their explosive 2022 edition, presented by Shudder, running October 13th to the 20th with screenings held at Nitehawk Cinema Williamsburg and Williamsburg Cinemas.
The festival will open with the Eva Green starring NOCEBO, the latest psychological thriller from celebrated Irish filmmaker Lorcan Finnegan, known to BHFF audiences for his feature debut WITHOUT NAME, which swept the festival awards in 2016 taking Best Feature, Best Director, Best Cinematography, and Best Editing.
Wave one includes the world premieres of four exciting new films: the feature directorial debut from Laurence Vannicelli (co-writer of the hit 2021 BHFF horror comedy PORNO), MOTHER, MAY I?, starring DINNER IN AMERICA’s Kyle Gallner and MTV’s Teen Wolf’s Holland Roden; actor-turned-director Christopher Denham’s third feature OLD FLAME; Clubhouse-born supernatural horror anthology SINPHONY, and the latest from Terence Krey (director of BHFF 2020’s AN UNQUIET GRAVE), SUMMONERS, featuring Christine Nyland, McLean Peterson, and indie horror maverick Larry Fessenden.
Additional premiere highlights from the line-up are SATAN’S SLAVES 2: COMMUNION, Joko Anwar’s follow-up to his 2017 hit Indonesian horror; Joe Begos’ holiday-horror CHRISTMAS BLOODY CHRISTMAS; Andy Mitton’s acclaimed creeping COVID-chiller THE HARBINGER; Pete Ohs’ SXSW sensation supernatural stalker feature JETHICA; Karim Ouelhaj’s multi-award winning MEGALOMANIAC; Daphné Baiwir’s KING ON SCREEN doc on the celebrated author; Kristoffer Borgli’s absurd pitch black Cannes satire SICK OF MYSELF, breakout indie-horror directing duo Aaron Moorehead and Justin Benson’s latest, SOMETHING IN THE DIRT; Prime Video’s RUN SWEETHEART RUN, with director Shana Feste and lead Ella Balinska in attendance, and Shudder’s newest addition to the popular found-footage franchise, V/H/S/99, hot off its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival, and much more.
Rounding out the first wave is our first repertory program, The Gates Of Hell And Beyond: A Lucio Fulci Retrospective. The program includes eight classic Fulci titles, including the new 4K restoration of Fulci’s THE BEYOND, presented with a new score from original composer Fabio Frizzi, and is complemented by a special live event, presented by The Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies, diving into the life and works spanning Fulci’s career.
The complete line-up of features, shorts, repertory programming and events will be announced in mid-September, so stay tuned!