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As the first ever post-Halloween Exploitation and Horror film festival in New York City looms, tickets are already starting to be snapped up for this exciting event! On the weekend of November 3rd and 4th 2012, the Hell Gate Social, Queen's premier art lounge, will be home to werewolves, demons, crazed masked serial killers and the spirits of the old 42nd street grindhouse scene!
Werewolf film "DEVIL MOON" (nominated for best short Blood Bath IV) written by Liam Makrogiannis will have it's NYC premiere alongside the screening of the classic 1980s horror movie "SLUGS" with star Michael Garfield present to sign autographs and talk about the film with fans. The event culminates in an awards ceremony at the end of the weekend. Submissions have come in from across the nation and around the world. Respected VHS horror expert Matt Desiderio of Horror Boobs will be hosting the events.
There are only a limited number of tickets on sale, so booking in advance is essential.
Directors, producers and horror stars such as MICHAEL GARFIELD (Slugs, The Warriors), MANOUSH (Barricade, Necronos), DEMETRI KALLAS (The Super), BILL MCLAUGHLIN (The Turnpike Killer), JOHNNY DICKIE (Slaughter Tales), LIAM MAKROGIANNIS (Devil Moon, The Turnpike KIller), RUBY LAROCCA (The Lost) and more have confirmed attendance and will intermittently be available to answer questions, meet and greet and sign autographs.
The schedule for the film fest is Saturday 1PM -7PM and Sunday 1PM- 9PM, please arrive early to enjoy meeting the special guests and film makers. Shop for horror shirts, dvd's and VHS! Food will be available to purchase and the bar will be serving classic drinks along with some blood-curdling specials.
The events will close Sunday with a special performance by NYC goth rocker Baron Misuraca!
It's still not too late to submit your films, apply for a vendor table to sign autographs and sell your contraband for only $20 or even become a sponsor. Take advantage now, after October 20th (postmarked) we will stop accepting submission.
Tickets can be purchased at the door, only $10 for ALL DAY/ALL EVENT PASS http://hellfilmfest.com/
NEW YORK CITY HORROR AND EXPLOITATION FILM FEST AT HELL GATE SOCIAL official site: http://hellfilmfest.com/