Beyond Fest Announces Extensive Tenth Anniversary Lineup

For its tenth anniversary, Beyond Fest, the largest genre film festival in the United States, unveiled its most comprehensive slate ever. The full lineup has been announced and includes world premieres of Halloween end, My Best Friend’s Exorcism Bloody Christmas Xmas. There will also be special screenings of Hellraiser, Banshees of Inisherin, Bizarre: the story of Al Yankovic, Smile, The menuet Triangle of sadness.

In addition to the slate, which includes 63 feature films, the event also includes in-person tributes to Park Chan-wook, William Friedkin and William Shatner, as well as an “exclusive celebration of the creative and technical excellence of IMAX with a rare quartet of screenings repertoire. »

“With over sixty films screened in five incredible theaters, Beyond Fest’s tenth anniversary edition is a true celebration of the theatrical experience uniting filmmakers with the world’s greatest audiences. said the director of programming and creation of the American Cinematheque, Grant Moninger, in a press release. “It’s a gift for the great city of Los Angeles. »

Head of Programming, Evrim Ersoy, added: “After the rejuvenating 2021 edition reminded us of the importance of film and community, we knew our 10th anniversary had to be special. And here we are with a program as eclectic, electric and diverse as the community we serve with old masters mingling with new talent and a chance to experience and celebrate the full spectrum of film, including one-of-a-kind dream events. Long live cinema and glory to the People’s Republic!

Trick ‘r Treat will be screened at Beyond Fest

Courtesy of Legendary Pictures and Warner Bros., Beyond Fest will also host a special screening of the iconic horror film Trick or treats at the Hollywood Legion Theater, kicking off the film’s first-ever theatrical release on October 1. This is a free screening and director Michael Dougherty will participate in a Q&A after the screening.

All Los Feliz 3 Theater programming is 100% free, courtesy of Shudder as an ongoing “thank you” to the Los Angeles film community. There, highly anticipated titles will be screened, such as social media horror Grimcutty from director John William Ross; Kristina Buozyte and Bruno Samper’s sci-fi epic Vespers; A24’s One Take Murder Mystery luxury jellyfish; d’Amanda Kramer Have pity on me!; the SXSW breakout Deadstream; Austrian shock family dinner; and much more.

The LA film community will also be supported with the help of Final Draft, which will feature four dedicated short blocks and provide selected films with a copy of Final Draft 12. They will also offer free entry for each of the aspiring screenwriters selected in the Final Draft’s Big Break scriptwriting contest.

Beyond Fest spans 15 days from September 27 to October 11. You can check out the lineup below and find more information about the festival on BeyondFest.com.

LEGION THEATER

TRICK OR TREATS

Special screening

Director: Michael Doughtery

Duration: 100 minutes

Year: 2007

GUESTS: Director Michael Doughtery himself

RSVP registration opens at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 27

BLOODY CHRISTMAS CHRISTMAS

world premiere

Director: Joe Begos

Country: United States

Duration: 81 minutes

Year: 2022

GUESTS: director Joe Begos and the other cast and crew himself

FIN DE L’HALLOWEEN

world premiere

Director: David Gordon Green

Country: United States

Duration: 120 minutes

Year: 2022

Siège social IMAX Playa Vista

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE: PHANTOM PROTOCOL

Special screening

Director: Brad Bird

Duration: 133 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 2011

DUNKIRK

Special screening

Director: Christophe Nolan

Duration: 106 minutes

Country: United Kingdom, United States, France, Netherlands

Year: 2017

GRAVITY

Special screening

Director: Alfonso Cuaron

Duration: 91 minutes

Country: United States

Year 2013

MAD MAX : FURY ROAD

Special screening

Director: George Miller

Duration: 120 minutes

Country: Australia

Year: 2015

MUBI THEATER à AERO THEATRE

SMILE

First on the west coast

Director: Parker Finn

Country: United States

Duration: 115 minutes

Year: 2022

GUESTS: Director Parker Finn and the other actors + the crew in person

RSVP registrations open at 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20

THE BANSHES OF INISHERIN

First on the west coast

Director: Martin McDonagh

Country: Ireland, United Kingdom, United States

Duration: 114 minutes

Year: 2022

GUESTS: To be determined

THE EXORCISM OF MY BEST FRIEND

world premiere

Director: Damon Thomas

Country: United States

Duration:

Year: 2022

GUESTS: Director Damon Thomas and Elsie Fisher, Cathy Ang, Rachel Ogechi and Christopher Lowell.

RSVP registration opens at 12:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 22

HOLY SPIDER

First on the west coast

Director: Ali Abbassi

Country: Denmark, Sweden, Germany, France

Duration: 117 minutes

BLACK GLASSES

First on the west coast

Director: Dario Argento

Duration: 87 minutes

Country: Italy, France

Year: 2022

SYMPATHY FOR MR VENGEANCE

Special screening

Director: Park Chan-wook

Duration: 129 minutes

Country: South Korea

Year: 2002

THE NAPKIN

Special screening

Director: Park Chan-wook

Duration: 144 minutes

Country: South Korea

Year: 2016

DAME VENGEANCE

Special screening

Director: Park Chan-wook

Duration: 115 minutes

Country: South Korea

Year: 2005

DECISION TO LEAVE

First on the west coast

Director: Park Chan-wook

Duration: 138 minutes

Country: South Korea

Year: 2022

GUESTS: Director Park Chan-wook himself

TRIANGLE OF THE SAD

First on the west coast

Director: Ruben Östlund

Duration: 147 minutes

Country: France, Germany, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

Year: 2022

HELLRAISER

Director: David Bruckner

Duration: 120 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 2022

GUESTS: Director David Bruckner in person + distribution TBA

SHIN ULTRAMAN

First on the west coast

Director: Shinji Higuchi

Duration: 112 minutes

Country: Japan

Year: 2022

WEIRD: THE STORY OF AL YANKOVIC

American premiere

Director: Eric Appel

Duration: 108 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 2022

GUESTS: Director Eric Appel in person

UHF – 35mm screening

Special screening

Director: Jay Levey

Duration: 97 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 1989

SICK

First on the west coast

Director: John Hyams

Duration: 83 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 20222

GUESTS: Writer Kevin Williams is present

THE BEYOND – COMPOSER CUT

world premiere

Director: Lucio Fulci

Duration: 87 minutes

Country: Italy

Year: 1981

CHILDREN AGAINST. ALIENS

First on the west coast

Director: Jason Eisener

Duration: 75 minutes

Pays : Canada

Year: 2022

GUESTS: Director Jason Eisener himself

AN INJURED WILDLIFE

First on the west coast

Director: Travis Stevens

Autonomy: 91

Country: United States

Year: 2022

GUESTS: director Travis Stevens and Josh Rubin himself

V/H/S 99

First on the west coast

Directors: Maggie Levin, Johannes Roberts, Tyler MacIntyre, Flying Lotus, Joseph Winter, Vanessa Winter

Duration: 99 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 2022

GUESTS: To be determined

CRUISE

Special screening

Director: William Friedkin

Duration: 102 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 1980

GUESTS: Director William Friedkin in person

KINGDOM OF SPIDERS – 35mm screening

Special screening

Director: John Cardos

Duration: 97 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 1971

THE DEVIL’S RAIN – 35mm screening

Special screening

Director: Robert Fuest

Duration: 86 minutes

County: United States, Mexico

Year: 1975

IMPULSE

World premiere – 4K restoration

Director: William Grefe

Duration: 87 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 1974

GUESTS: Actor William Shatner himself

SOMETHING IN THE DIRT

First on the west coast

Director: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorehead

Duration: 116 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 2022

GUESTS: Directors Justin Benson and Aaron Moorehead in person

THE MENU

First on the west coast

Director: Mark Mylod

Duration: 106 minutes

Country: United States

Year: 2022

GUESTS: To be determined

EEE

Special Screening (Triple feature film with BAAHUBALI + BAAHUBALI 2)

Director: SS Rajamouli

Country: India

Telugu with English subtitles

Duration: 145 minutes

Year 2012

Guests: With SS Director Rajamouli himself

BAAHUBALI: THE BEGINNING

Special Screening (Triple functionality with EEGA + BAAHUBALI 2)

Director: SS Rajamouli

Country: India

Telugu with English subtitles

Duration: 159 minutes

Year: 2017

Guests: With SS Director Rajamouli himself

BAAHUBALI 2: THE CONCLUSION

Special Screening (Triple functionality with BAAHUBALI + EEGA)

Director: SS Rajamouli

Country: India

Telugu with English subtitles

Duration: 167 minutes

Year: 2017

Guests: With SS Director Rajamouli himself

MAGADHEERA – Friday 10.21

Special screening

Director: SS Rajamouli

Country: India

Telugu with English subtitles

Duration: 166 minutes

Year: 2009

MARIADA RAMANNA – Sunday 10.23

Special screening

Director: SS Rajamouli

Country: India

Telugu with English subtitles

Duration: 125 minutes

Year: 2010

YAMADONGA – Sunday 10.23

Special screening

Director: SS Rajamouli

Country: India

Telugu with English subtitles

Duration: 171 minutes

Year: 2007

SHUDDER THEATER at LOS FELIZ 3

VESPERS

First on the west coast

Directors: Kristina Buozyte, Bruno Samper

Duration: 114 minutes

Country: Lithuania, France, Belgium

Year: 2022

GUESTS: Director Bruno Samper in person

GOOD BOY

world premiere

Director: Viljar Boe

Duration: 74 minutes

Country: Norway

Year: 2022

satanic hispanics

First on the west coast

Producer(s): Mike Mendez, Demian Rugna, Eduardo Sanchez, Gigi Saul Guerrero, Alejandro Brugues

Duration: 105 minutes

Country: United States, Mexico, Argentina

Year: 2022

GUESTS: director Mike Mendez, director Alejandro Brugues and other actors + the crew in person

STREAM

First on the west coast

Director(s): Joseph Winter, Vanessa Winter

Duration: 87 minutes

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