LA FILM FEST 2016 Announces Six World Premieres for Nightfall Lineup

LA FILM FEST 2016 Announces Six World Premieres for Nightfall Lineup

Check out some of the remarkable (6) horror films that will be making their world premiere at the LA Film Fest 2016 Nightfall Lineup. In total, the LA Film Festival will be making world premieres for 42 movies. The Los Angeles Film Festival tickets will be available for purchase soon with the event running from June 1, 2016 - June 9, 2016.


Abattoir (2016)

Synopsis: An investigative reporter teams up with a Police officer to solve the mystery of why a seemingly good man murdered her sister's family.
Cast: Lin Shaye, Patrick Kearns, Michelle DeVito, Michael Paré, J. LaRose, Joe Anderson, Claire McReynolds, Thomas Francis Murphy, Carol Sutton, John McConnell, Carl Palmer, Aiden Flowers, John Garcia, Jessica Lowndes, Dayton Callie, Terence Rosemore, Gene Kevin Hames Jr., Aaron Jay Rome, Charles Barber, Josh Berger, Leigh Hennessy, Brielyn Sexeny, Jackie Tuttle, James Ourso, Julianne Alexander, Becki Davis, Connor Garelick, Cary Alexander, Ben Smith, Emilly Thomas
Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman
Genres: Horror, Thriller
Year: 2016
Runtime: 98
MPAA Rating: R
Nominations: 2
Writers: Christopher Monfette
Producers: Yohan Baiada, Jesse Berger, Robert D. Cain, Xing Chen, Chris Contogouris, Yoel Dahan, William Hines, Gregg Jacobson, Brent C. Johnson, Andrew Mann, Kevin Niu, Steve Ponce, Lynwood Spinks, Zhongmin Xu, Michael Yedwab
Musicians: Mark Sayfritz
Editors: Brian Smith

Beyond the Gates

Beyond the Gates (2016)

Synopsis: Two estranged brothers reunite at their missing father's video store to liquidate the property and sell off his assets...
Cast: Justin Welborn, Barbara Crampton, Sara Malakul Lane, Brea Grant, Graham Skipper, Chase Williamson, Matt Mercer, Jesse Merlin, Pierson Ryan, Caryn Richman, Henry LeBlanc, Jentzen Ramirez, Ryan Kunert
Directors: Jackson Stewart
Genres: Horror, Comedy, Adventure
Year: 2016
Runtime: 84
Writers: Stephen Scarlata, Jackson Stewart
Producers: Barbara Crampton, Nicole Flores, Ian Keiser, Jon Kondelik, Gabriela Revilla Lugo, Amanda Mortimer, Jackson Stewart
Musicians: Wojciech Golczewski
Editors: Josh Ethier

Dont Hang Up

Don't Hang Up (2016)

Synopsis: An evening of drunken prank calls becomes a nightmare for a pair of teenagers when a mysterious stranger turns their own game against them...with deadly consequences.
Cast: Sienna Guillory, Chris Wilson, Parker Sawyers, Bella Dayne, Gregg Sulkin, Jack Brett Anderson, Alex Dee, Edward Killingback, Michael Bodie, Philip Desmeules, Jane Ryall, Chantal Eder, Connie Wilkins, Robert Goodman, Garrett Clayton
Directors: Damien Macé, Alexis Wajsbrot
Genres: Horror, Thriller
Year: 2016
Runtime: 83
Writers: Joe Johnson
Producers: Farah Abushwesha, Laurie Cook, Ed Fraiman, Joe Johnson, Stephanie Johnson, Damien Macé, Adam Nagel, Jason Newmark, Romain Philippe, Natasha Torin, Alexis Wajsbrot
Musicians: Aleksi Aubry-Carlson
Editors: Carmela Iandoli, Tim Murrell


Director: Chris Sparling

Writer: Chris Sparling

Starring: James Wolk, Caitlin Fitzgerald, Tom Lipinski, Dan Ziskie, Michael Godere, Michael Donovan, Dion Graham, Constance Baron

Plot: Two sets of brothers, tied by their mother but with different fathers, return to their childhood home in the woods to be with their mother on her deathbed. Estranged and antagonistic, the lines are clearly divided between brothers, fueled by old hurts and current strains and heightened by the presence of a seething father and an inquisitive girlfriend. As the night stretches on, old family secrets begin to surface, testing all of their bonds and setting up almost unbearable tensions in this home invasion thriller.

Officer Downe

Officer Downe (2016)

Synopsis: Based on the graphic novel, a police officer who can't be stopped by death returns to the streets time and time again to fight crime.
Cast: Kim Coates, Reno Wilson, Bruno Gunn, Adi Shankar, Erica Lynne Arden, Alison Lohman, Sam Witwer, Nick Nicotera, Tyler Ross, Mallory Thompson, Jarvis W. George, Meadow Williams, Jackson George, J.J. Soria, Cody Renee Cameron, Joseph Julian Soria, Jun Hee Lee, Tamiko Brownlee, Lisbeth Kingsley, Emilia Bogdanova, Ankur Bhatt, Sona Eyambe, Kaylee Sapieha, Constance Steele, J.B. Abajian, Ximena Maria Iacono, Lauren Luna Vélez, Mark Neveldine, Lindsay Pulsipher, Tracy Vilar
Directors: Shawn Crahan
Genres: Action
Year: 2016
Runtime: 88
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Joe Casey
Producers: Cory Brennan, Joe Casey, Glenn D. Feig, Roger M. Mayer, Mark Neveldine, Cole Payne, Skip Williamson
Musicians: Kyle Sherrod
Editors: Meg Ramsay


The Axe Murders of Villisca (2016)

Synopsis: 'Villisca' is a ghost story set in the actual house of the notorious and still unsolved 1912 ax murders. Three outcast teenagers break into the house in search of answers, but discover something far beyond their worst fears.
Cast: Sean Whalen, Jon Gries, Brett Rickaby, Conchata Ferrell, Rachel Winfree, Marc Raducci, Ava Kolker, Yoni Tabac, Jodi Bianca Wise, Robert Adamson, Victoria Mayers-Gray, Jarrett Sleeper, Alex Frnka, Riley Bodenstab, Kellan Rhude, Urs Inauen, Claude Knowlton, Madison Lawlor, Caitlyn Leone, Sophia Linkletter, Jesse G. Louis, Victoria J. Mayers, Jarid Root, Savannah Stehlin
Directors: Tony E. Valenzuela
Genres: Horror
Year: 2016
Runtime: 78
Writers: Kevin Abrams, Owen Egerton, Tony E. Valenzuela
Producers: Kevin Abrams, Seth Caplan, Cindy Cowan, Jamie Denenberg, Sage Scroope, Patrick Weir, Michael Wormser, Eric Neal Young
Musicians: Brandon Roberts

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