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

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, Michael Paré, Michelle DeVito, J. LaRose, Claire McReynolds, Thomas Francis Murphy, Carol Sutton, Joe Anderson, Carl Palmer, Aiden Flowers, John McConnell, Terence Rosemore, Gene Kevin Hames Jr., John Garcia, Jessica Lowndes, Dayton Callie, Leigh Hennessy, Brielyn Sexeny, Donald M. Krause, Jackie Tuttle, Aaron Jay Rome, Charles Barber, Josh Berger, Kelly Connolly, Jay Huguley, Chris Bryant, Hannah Chenevert, Allison Gobuzzi, Wilfred Lopez
Directors: Darren Lynn Bousman
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
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 and find a VCR board game dubbed 'Beyond The Gates' that holds a connection to their father's disappearance.
Cast: Justin Welborn, Barbara Crampton, Brea Grant, Sara Malakul Lane, Chase Williamson, Graham Skipper, Matt Mercer, Josh Ethier, Ryan Kunert, Colton Toles, Pete Perry, Stu Jefferson, Jesse Merlin, Pierson Ryan, David Bruckner, Caryn Richman, Henry LeBlanc, Jentzen Ramirez
Directors: Jackson Stewart
Genres: Horror, Comedy, Adventure
Year: 2016
Runtime: 84
Awards: 2
Writers: Stephen Scarlata, Jackson Stewart
Producers: Barbara Crampton, Nicole Flores, Georg Kallert, Ian Keiser, Jon Kondelik, Gabriela Revilla Lugo, Amanda Mortimer, Rob Schroeder, 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, Parker Sawyers, Chris Wilson, Michael Bodie, Connie Wilkins, Robert Goodman, Garrett Clayton, Bella Dayne, Gregg Sulkin, Jack Brett Anderson, Alex Dee, Edward Killingback, Philip Desmeules, Jane Ryall, Chantal Eder
Directors: Damien Macé, Alexis Wajsbrot
Genres: Horror, Thriller
Year: 2016
Runtime: 83
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Joe Johnson
Producers: Farah Abushwesha, Gregory Chambet, 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

Mercy

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, Alison Lohman, Erica Lynne Arden, Sam Witwer, Corey Taylor, Meadow Williams, Jackson George, Cody Renee Cameron, Glenn Howerton, Shawn Crahan, J.J. Soria, Phil Morris, Erich Anderson, Joseph Julian Soria, Nick Nicotera, Tyler Ross, Mallory Thompson, Jarvis W. George, Sona Eyambe, Kaylee Sapieha, Constance Steele, J.B. Abajian, Ximena Maria Iacono, Chris Fehn, Cory Brennan, Lindsay Pulsipher, Lauren Luna Vélez
Directors: Shawn Crahan
Genres: Sci-Fi, Action, Comedy
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

Villisca

The Axe Murders of Villisca (2016)

Synopsis: 'Villisca' is a ghost story based on the house where the notorious and still unsolved 1912 ax murders took place. 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, Ava Kolker, Rachel Winfree, Marc Raducci, Joey Graceffa, Claude Knowlton, Madison Lawlor, Caitlyn Leone, Sophia Linkletter, Jesse G. Louis, Victoria J. Mayers, Jarid Root, Savannah Stehlin, Yoni Tabac, Bree Essrig, Jodi Bianca Wise, Robert Adamson, Victoria Mayers-Gray, Jarrett Sleeper, Alex Frnka, Allison Powell, Riley Bodenstab, Elsie Fisher, Kellan Rhude, Pete Weitzner, Urs Inauen
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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Source: filmindependent.org

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