A summer camp killer, a transformative insect bite, and cannibalistic evil will take center stage on the silver screen at this year's International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival in Phoenix.

Press Release: PHOENIX, ARIZONA (October 1, 2015) – There’s a chill in the air thanks to the International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival, which is certain to be a frighteningly good time for horror movie enthusiasts! The Fall Horror Showcase takes place next week at Harkins Scottsdale/101 from Tuesday, October 6th – Thursday, October 8th, with three horror movies playing over three days. Each night, starting at 7pm, guests will be treated to a different film and are invited to stay for a hosted discussion from local film enthusiasts. The festival will give audiences an opportunity to preview some of the best upcoming horror films.

“This event is an opportunity for genre fans to get together and watch the films they love”, quotes Monte Yazzie, Director of The International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival. “We are proud of the program we were able to craft for this showcase. There is a little something different for every fan. Come out, say hello, and start October off right with some great horror movies!”

Attendees can purchase a three night pass or single tickets now at www.HorrorScifi.com. Single tickets will be $10 each and a pass to all three films will be $20. There are only 115 seats for each screening so don’t miss your chance for this exclusive cinematic event!


Tuesday, October 6th - THE FINAL GIRLS
Synopsis: Max (Taissa Farmiga) and her friends attend an anniversary screening of an infamous ‘80s horror film that starred Max’s late mother (Malin Akerman), when they are mysteriously sucked into the silver screen. They soon realize they are trapped inside the cult classic movie and must team up with the fictional and ill-fated camp counselors, including Max’s mom as the scream queen, to battle the film’s machete-wielding killer.

Wednesday, October 7th – BITE
Synopsis: While on her bachelorette party, Casey, the bride to be gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she’s able to, she starts exhibiting insect like traits.

“I leave the BITE premiere for all of 10 minutes and the following text lights up my phone: ‘2 people fainted. One girl is puking and another hit his head on the stairs!” – Mitch Davis, Festival Director of the Fantasia International Film Festival.

Thursday, October 8th - BONE TOMAHAWK
Synopsis: Two brigands (David Arquette & Sid Haig) defile an ancient secret land, where one flees to the nearest town, Bright Hope, and is followed there by the ancient menace that he and his partner awaken. A night of violence ensues where people are slaughtered and the wife of a cowboy foreman, Arthur O’Dwyer, is abducted. This event forces Sheriff Hunt (Kurt Russell), Arthur O’Dwyer (Patrick Wilson), oldster Chicory (Richard Jenkins) and cultured, but private, gunslinger John Brooder (Matthew Fox) to band together and ride beyond the edge of civilization where they will face a godless enemy who views them as meat.

Harkins Scottsdale 101 is located at 7000 East Mayo Blvd. at Scottsdale Road and Loop 101

7000 East Mayo Blvd. Ste. 1059, Phoenix, AZ 85054 (602) 955-6444
www.phxfilm.com Email: OFFICE@PHXFILM.com
The Phoenix Film Festival is a program of the
501c3 non-profit Phoenix Film Foundation"

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    Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

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