This year’s festival will be held at Manchester’s Dancehouse and Odder Bar and will feature film premieres, special guests, Q&As, seminars, an exclusive sneak peek at upcoming video game SPLATTERHOUSE, an exhibition of props and prosthetics from famous movies and the ‘Breakout Room’ - the place to find those rare hidden gems by up and coming talent.
Opening the festival on Thursday 28th October is a double-bill featuring cinema classic THE LAST MAN ON EARTH, with live accompaniment from Animat and new Irish horror, OUTCAST, starring James Nesbitt, Karen Gillan, Therese Bradley and James Cosmo, followed by a cast and crew Q&A.
Further highlights at the festival include; 13 HOURS, starring Hollyoaks’ Gemma Atkinson and Harry Potter’s Tom Felton, festival favourite cannibal shocker WE ARE WHAT WE ARE, grind house black comedy CHOP, Billy Zane as a mysterious undead-slaying prophet in EVIL: IN THE TIME OF HEROES, new Ozploitation shocker PRIMAL, sexually charged French Giallo AMER and much more!
Closing the festival and on HALLOWEEN NIGHT Zombie Aid will host a Halloween parade through Manchester from 6pm, followed by the GRIMM UP NORTH AWARDS PARTY at the Odder Bar from 8.30pm, where the winners of the festival will be announced. An after party at The Ruby Lounge and The Haunted House Party continues till 3am.
Tickets and Festival Passes are available to buy from www.grimmfest.com
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