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Five Highlights of the Third Annual Brooklyn Horror Film Festival

With 3rd edition of the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival about to take place 
October 11-18, it’s time for a quick look at some of the highlights among the many excellent films and events that make it up. From restored films to world premieres of futures classics there’s a lot on offer.

Blood Harvest

I’ve always been a fan of Wisconsin based indie filmmaker Bill Rebane, so Vinegar Syndrome’s restored print of BLOOD HARVEST starring Tiny Tim as a killer clown is high on the list.

Ad Nauseam

The book launch for Ad Nauseam: Newsprint Nightmares from the 1980s, Rue Morgue’s collection of film ads from the Golden Age of Slashers. Edited by former Rue Morgue editor-in-chief Dave Alexander, this should be a walk down memory lane for longtime fans.


Tilman Singer’s LUZ has been racking up the praise at fest after fest, now it makes its New York premiere. A tale of demonic obsession that’s been compared to the works of Lucio Fulci and Dario Argento.

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WELCOME TO MERCY, a tale of stigmata that may well bring back Nunsploitation as a genre will be making its world premiere at the festival. Set in a Latvian convent with an ominous secret this could be the evil nun movie we all really wanted.


PIERCING, Nicolas Pesce’s follow-up to MY MOTHER’S EYES is a giallo influenced game of cat and mouse between potential killer and victim.

You can check out the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival website for more details on these or any of the other screenings and happenings.

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