The Stanley Hotel in Colorado is probably best known as the hotel that inspired Stephen King to write The Shining. This year, they are launching a horror-themed film festival, and just announced an impressive feature line-up that includes Frankenstein's Army, V/H/S/2, and more:

"The Stanley Hotel, part of the Grand Heritage Hotel Group, announced today the inaugural Stanley Film Festival (SFF) that will run May 2 – 5, 2013 in Estes Park, Colorado. The four-day event will celebrate the best in independent horror cinema with a full slate of films, panels, student competitions, audience awards and receptions – all at the beautiful and historically haunted Stanley Hotel.

“The Stanley Hotel is iconic not only for being one of the great historic hotels of our country, but also for the inspiration it gives to its fans. From the making of The Shining to the one million people that have toured the hotel in the last three years…it has inspired
generations,” says Grand Heritage Hotel Group Founder and President John Cullen. “I hope to honor The Stanley Hotel and propel horror filmmakers to create and exhibit their work for a new worldwide audience.“

The Stanley Film Festival is a unique destination Festival, as all events – both screenings and receptions – will take place throughout The Stanley Hotel. Packages to attend the Stanley Film Festival are on sale and include lodging at the Stanley Hotel. Pass levels include the Thriller ($400), Paranormal ($217) and Slasher ($80) and are available online."

Features Films:

  • 100 Bloody Acres
  • Aftershock
  • All The Boys Love Mandy Lane
  • Berberian Sound Studio
  • Big Bad Wolves
  • Black Rock
  • Frankenstein's Army
  • Henge
  • Here Comes The Devil
  • Maniac
  • Room 237
  • The Rambler
  • Tower Block
  • V/H/S/2
  • Vanishing Waves
  • Wither

For more details or to purchase tickets, visit: