2016 Features

BROKEN

BROKEN

BROKEN NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE Haunted by a nightmarish childhood and multiple past demons, Evie (Morjana Alaoui, MARTYRS) looks to make a major life change by becoming a live-in caretaker for a former rock star turned quadriplegic invalid. As her patient’s demands and attitude continually get harsher and his friends grow increasingly more disrespectful by the day, Evie’s already-fractured sanity is ...

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BEYOND THE GATES

BEYOND THE GATES

BEYOND THE GATES NEW YORK PREMIERE After reuniting to sell off their missing father’s video store, two estranged brothers (Chase Williamson, Graham Skipper) discover the store’s darkest product: an old VHS board game that might hold secrets about their dad’s disappearance. Unfortunately, the game is also ready to subject them to unimaginable and brutal supernatural terrors. ...

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PSYCHOTIC!

PSYCHOTIC!

PSYCHOTIC! WORLD PREMIERE PSYCHOTIC! is an original bloody psychedelic slasher set in the Bushwick party scene of Brooklyn, NY, and is part of BHFF’s Brooklyn Showcase Program. As if paying their ridiculous $1,400-a-month rent in Bushwick wasn’t bad enough, struggling artists Tim and Stuart can’t even enjoy the Brooklyn party scene without stumbling across mutilated bodies and a homicidal ...

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THE SENTINEL

THE SENTINEL

THE SENTINEL What better way to punctuate BHFF’s first year than by inviting New York City to screening the craziest Brooklyn horror movie ever made? Initially made to cash in on THE EXORCIST’s popularity, Michael Winner’s 1977 horror gem THE SENTINEL has justifiably earned serious cult-classic cred over the last three decades—it’s easy to see ...

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FURY OF THE DEMON

FURY OF THE DEMON

FURY OF THE DEMON US PREMIERE There’s a reason why so few people have seen iconic French director Georges Melies’ film LA RAGE DU DEMON: whenever it’s shown to an audience, the crowd inexplicably erupts into a frenzy of violence, mass hysteria and random death. One theory is that the world’s most dangerous silent film was actually ...

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THERAPY

THERAPY

THERAPY US PREMIERE Only 17 years old, France-born director Nathan Ambrosioni defies his teenage youthfulness with THERAPY, an inventive, fascinating and no-holds-barred combination of found-footage shocker and whodunit police procedural. After discovering a series of video recordings that show what appear to be brutal slayings by a masked killer, two detectives become obsessed with reviewing the footage ...

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PET

PET

PET NEW YORK PREMIERE Dominic Monaghan (THE LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy) plays Seth, an introverted and socially awkward animal shelter worker who randomly bumps into former schoolmate Holly (Ksenia Solo, ORPHAN BLACK), a beautiful and confident woman for whom Seth has always harbored a crush. But when his romantic advances are rejected, Seth takes matters ...

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WITHOUT NAME

WITHOUT NAME

WITHOUT NAME US PREMIERE There’s something bizarre and nightmarish waiting in the woods, and its sights are set on Eric (Alan McKenna), a land surveyor who’s tasked with assessing the woodland area in question just as his marriage is about to crumble. Stressed out by his fractured home life, Eric is tragically susceptible to the woods’ ...

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THE MASTER CLEANSE

THE MASTER CLEANSE

THE MASTER CLEANSE NY PREMIERE All Paul (Johnny Galecki, THEN BIG BANG THEORY) needs is a little away time to figure his life out, so he signs up for a spiritual retreat overseen by an oddball named Ken Roberts (Oliver Platt). Hoping to get over a recent heartbreak, Paul goes along with Ken’s strange routines, not ...

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LET HER OUT

LET HER OUT

LET HER OUT UNITED STATES PREMIERE Helen has had a tough life, and it all started when her prostitute mother tried to kill her in the womb 23 years ago. Now to make rough matters even worse, Helen suffers a brutal head injury that rattles something loose inside of her, something that’s determined to distort Helen’s reality ...

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