• Grimmfest - 10th Edition

  • Thu, 04-10-2018 at 18:30
  • ODEON Manchester Great Northern
    Unit 2
    M3 4EN Manchester
Grimmfest - 10th Edition - ODEON Manchester Great Northern - Manchester

GRIMMFEST is one of the UK’s leading festivals of horror, sci-fi, extreme fantasy & cult film. Our 10th anniversary edition takes place 4 – 7th October 2018 at the ODEON Manchester Great Northern, UK, with a Preview Night taking place on Monday 1st October at the Plaza Cinema, Stockport.Guest of honour this year is genre legend Barbara Crampton, who will open the festival with a special screening of Stuart Gordon’s cult classic RE-ANIMATOR.We’re also delighted to be welcoming back a number of talented filmmakers who’ve shared their work with us over the past decade. Rob Grant (FAKE BLOOD, MON AMI) presents the outrageous shocker, ALIVE. Johnny Kevorkian (THE DISAPPEARED), returns with AWAIT FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS. Chad Archibald (ANTISOCIAL) brings gothic noir I’LL TAKE YOUR DEAD and the trio behind TURBO KID bring us SUMMER OF ’84. Sonny Laguna and Tommy Wiklund (WITHER) offer us 2 films: future cult classic PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH, and the World Premiere of short film, MYSTERY BOX. Joko Anwar (MODUS ANOMALI) also makes a comeback, with Indonesian box office smash SATAN’S SLAVES.Other Premieres include Daniel Robbins’ PLEDGE, Olivier Afonso’s GIRLS WITH BALLS, Clayton Jacobson’s BROTHERS’ NEST, Lin Oeding’s OFFICE UPRISING and Marc Martínez Jordán’s FRAMED. We’ll also see Aislinn Clarke’s THE DEVIL’S DOORWAY, Andy Mitton’s THE WITCH IN THE WINDOW, Issa López’s TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID and Bradford Baruh’s DEAD NIGHT, starring our special guest Barbara Crampton. Don’t miss the UK premiere of NIGHTMARE CINEMA, the much-anticipated horror anthology from a gamut of genre giants including Joe Dante, Mick Garris & David Slade, and starring Mickey Rourke.All this plus a brutal brace of short film programmes, with a focus on female creators, and a 10th anniversary screening of SPLINTERED. Christmas zombie musical extravaganza ANNA AND THE APOCALYPSE will close the festival and is guaranteed to send you away cheering!There’ll be plenty of directors and stars on hand for Q&As, and be sure to check out our Festival Hub where you’ll find tons of horror goodies.We’ll be waiting for you.---TICKETING INFORMATION:Tickets can be purchased online in advance (booking fees apply), or in person at the Grimmfest box office in each venue, open 30 mins before the first screening of the day.Full Festival Passes, Day Passes and Individual film tickets are on sale now, from: https://www.fatsoma.com/grimm-up-northConcessionary tickets are available for students, seniors (60+) and disabled customers. Customers will be required to present proof-of-age / ID upon collection of concession passes.Please note that Age Certifications for many of the films in the Grimmfest programme are yet to be confirmed. Please be advised that under 18s may not be admitted for all films and photo ID will be required. Full Festival Pass holders must be aged over 18.ACCESSIBILITY:We believe that the GRIMMFEST experience should be open to all. If you require an accessible seat or wheelchair space, or if you have any other accessibility needs, please email info@grimmfest.com or message us on Facebook in advance prior to booking your ticket so that our Box Office team can assist you accordingly. Our venues have full disabled access, with a number of wheelchair spaces and accessible seats available in each auditorium.GRIMMFEST also accept the CEA Card which entitles the holder to one free ticket for their carer or companion. If you wish to utilise this offer, please email info@grimmfest.com or message us on Facebook so that we can reserve the extra ticket for you.