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Our 2018 Venue

Red Roof Inn & Suites
1212 W Lincoln Hwy
DeKalb, IL 60115

2018 Official Film Selections!

Check out the 2018 Official Film Selections!

SECOND CHANCES: NEW BEGINNINGS

Britt and Arely are a close mother and daughter, sharing a dark past that has haunted them since Arely's childhood. The pair set out to find their second chance at happiness, hunting for that perfect guy to enter their life. Upon finding Trevor, things start looking up. Until what seems like the perfect marriage soon turns into a living nightmare where the women become the hunted. As the darkest, most despicably violent and harrowing depths of their past are forced to come to light, Britt and Arely are in for the fight of their life. All they ever wanted was a father and husband to call their own. 

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MUTILATION MASSACRE

Mutilation Massacre centers around the mystery behind a tortured girl in the woods. As the story unfolds in gory detail we begin to understand just how she got there.

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TOW FOR 5

A homeless man gets caught up in drugs and tries to redeem himself in a rescue that will cost everything

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U.S. BUTCHER

Action takes place in the North of the USA, nearby small town called Evilville. People sometimes disappear in this area, but these crimes are not investigated. The reason for this is the Sheriff and his maniac family. All the family members act in a crime deal and trap their victims and get victims down. The most dirty job is done by subnormal son of Sheriff, who lives in the basement of family house. So he is our Butcher. Passing victims through his huge slaughter, Butcher gets the mince and Little Jimbo (older Sheriff’s son) makes hamburgers from this mince. Then Jimbo sells these hamburgers in the Evilville. Besides we get acquainted with Sheriff’s wife, daughter and uncle. By the fatal combination of circumstances at this time maniac Sheriff's family got music group “Smothered Bowels”, and through their history we will tell this adult fairy tale.

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U.S. BUTCHER

A proto-apocalyptic tale where crime, sleaze and violence are king. We spend a night with Sleazy Pete, and his new sidekick.

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BALCONY

Looking out to the city from her balcony, a woman realises that someone is staring back.

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TWILIGHT OF DREAMS: ZOMBIE JESUS VAMPIRE HUNTER

In the pilot episode of this anthology series, host and demonic puppet, Tommy, offers a fresh nightmare where a boy prince unearths a glorious king!

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SAY NOTHING

The horrifying ending of a love triangle on prom night.

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TRYST

A dangerous sociopath is having his blind date for dinner.

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CRUEL IS THE NIGHT

During a dark night, AETNA's activists are on their way for a risky mission : killing a shady well-known figure. The target ? 
The unreliable politician Hein Stavros. But when they reach his opulent-looking villa, they end up in a real "pleasure party"...

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GOODMAN

A modern day adaptation of Nathaniel Hawthorne's short story, "Young Goodman Brown" from 1835.

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ANGEL BULLET

Cold blooded, ruthless killer Jane meets with her fixer Quinn, to receive the toughest contract hit of her life: To murder crime syndicate boss Hugh O’Neill and his enforcer Jean Melville. Jane gladly accepts the hit and all hell breaks loose. Jane takes a lover along the way, who holds a mystery that ties their ordeal to the hit.

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NEUROSEX3

Neurosex3 is a queer and transfeminist sci-fi vision. It shows the neuroanarcoqueer community and their use of brain implants as means for pleasure and explorations of sexuality, as well as the state laboratories running medical experiments. It reflects on tensions of queer bodies with experiments, technologies and the laboratory as a place of violence, desire, creativity and power.

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THE DISSOLVING MAN

A paranoid man has his life unravel after being pricked by a stray needle...

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BEHIND THE MASK

While he is in the middle of a night in a club, Vincent is confronted with the most difficult situation of his life ...

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Feb. 10th 2018

2018 HOSTESS

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