Horror

HORROR

Fans of Horror have plenty to look forward to at this years OIFF including the dark and transcendent film “Benny Loves Killing”, our BEST PICTURE winner “Toad Road” (a horrific and thrilling psychological drama), as well as the shocking “CandyMan” and in our Oregon Independent FIlm Festival Horror Shorts Programming Block that includes “Dead Beats” and the traditional slasher-style films “Kidney” and “Re-Animate Her”


Benny Loves Killing – August 29th – 1:15 pm

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Benny Loves Killing   – August 29th – 1:15 pm

Director: Ben Woodiwiss A film student struggles to keep her funding for her thesis, a horror film, but is challenged by her inability to compromise. In this first feature film from Look/Think Films, we see a young woman struggle with her blindness to the horror in her own life, as she attempts to protect herself in numbness and distrust. Against this grippingly rendered claustrophobic emotional landscape, Benny must face her responsibility in introducing more horror into the world. United Kingdom Bijou Theater August 29    ...

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Blood Film – August 29th – 5:00 pm

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Blood Film   – August 29th – 5:00 pm

Directors: Lara Salmon & Kevin Walker Brakhage meets Bram Stoker in this film literally made with the filmmakers’ blood. Directors Lara Salmon and Kevin Walker each took a paintbrush and dipped it in a cup of their own blood and painted over eighty feet of film to make this experimental feature. USA Bijou Theater August 29    ...

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CandyMan – August 28th – 10:00 pm

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CandyMan   – August 28th – 10:00 pm

Director: Anthony Tocchio In this dark comedy based on a dream, a man is hunted through the forest by a band of villagers who want something for him. Eschewing spoken dialogue, director Anthony Tocchio displays a sure hand in portraying the nightmare of being hunted down. USA Bijou Theater August 28    ...

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Dead Beats – August 28th – 10:00 pm

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Dead Beats   – August 28th – 10:00 pm

Director: Patrick Neff In this Australian comedy-horror hybrid short film, a young DJ unknowingly creates a song that kills anyone who listens to it. Somehow immune to its power, he continues. Meanwhile, police officers try to solve this series of seemingly random deaths that have been occurring. Australia Bijou Theater August 28    ...

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Dennis – August 28th – 6:30 pm

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Dennis   – August 28th – 6:30 pm

Director: Kyle Aldrich Dennis, a monster from under the bed, has his world turned upside down after encountering a young boy with a depressing plight. The boy forces Dennis to acknowledge and reevaluate his severe addiction to eating children in this comedy. USA Bijou Theater August 28    ...

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Kidney – August 28th – 10:00 pm

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Kidney   – August 28th – 10:00 pm

Director: Max Rifkind-Barron In this horror-drama, a young woman awakes to find she’s been the victim of a gruesome amateur surgery. It will take every last ounce of strength to escape from the bathroom that holds her prisoner. USA Bijou Theater August 28    ...

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Progenitor Cloning – August 28th – 10:00 pm

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Progenitor Cloning   – August 28th – 10:00 pm

Director: Trevor Allen Is death the end? with Progenitor Cloning every ending can be a new beginning. It’s not legal, yet… USA Bijou Theater August 28    ...

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Re-Animate Her – August 28th – 10:00 pm

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Re-Animate Her   – August 28th – 10:00 pm

Director: Cameron Harrison In this rom-com-horror mashup, Kenneth takes his love life into his own hands and purchases a mail-order bride. Unaware that “some assembly is required,” he heads to the library to find out how to put his girlfriend together. Now he faces a choice between finishing his science experiment or going for the cute librarian that the mysterious ad in the back of the magazine has brought him to. USA Bijou Theater August 28    ...

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Toad Road – August 29th – 8:00 pm BEST PICTURE WINNER

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Toad Road   – August 29th – 8:00 pm   BEST PICTURE WINNER

Director: Jason Banker This surreal psychological drama gives a truthful look at human behavior while crafting a current of unease. Subtle horror permeates this tale of James, a part-time pizza worker addicted to taking situations to extremes, hurting himself physically and avoiding any type of relationship that demands openness. His friends enable this behavior until he meets Sara. But she soon becomes immersed in experimentation with drugs and finds herself unleashing something locked away since childhood. His life is torn apart by her...

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