The Screamfest Horror Film Festival is officially underway and while there are a ton of big name titles we’re all excited to see, there are also quite a few under the radar indie films we want to check out.
One of which is Ron Oscar Sierra’s short film, The Perfect Family, which feature Kaycee Duale as Amy Reed, Lauren Cody as Cara Reed, Hunter Phoenix as Mom, and Greg Beck as Dad.
“Two sisters looking to create the perfect family for themselves decide to do so by way of taxidermy. The family dog has just been completed and as luck would have it Mom has just arrived. Now all seems just about perfect until a void comes over them. The idea of getting a brother comes to mind but not without Dad’s permission.”
It’s going to have its world premiere this coming Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 12:00pm.
The other dark horse is a feature, Happy Hunting, in which an alcoholic drifter must battle withdrawal and psychotic rednecks after he becomes the target of a deranged sporting event.
Directed by Joe Dietsch and Louie Gibson, Happy Hunting will hold its world premiere next Friday, October 21, 2016 at 9:30pm.
Warren is a degenerate drifter, scraping by, suffering from debilitating alcohol withdrawals on a daily basis. On his way down to Mexico, he finds himself stranded in Bedford Flats, a one-horse town nestled deep in the American desert. It was a once-prosperous hunting community that has been reduced to an impoverished dust bowl. Unfortunately for Warren, it turns out that the town’s pastime is rounding up drifters and hunting them as part of an elaborate sporting event. To make matters worse, he’ll go into alcoholic withdrawal unless he finds a way to stay intoxicated. It all builds to a blood-soaked, live-or-die showdown deep in the desert.
Martin Dingle Wall, Ken Lally, Kenny Wormald, Conner Williams, and Gary Sturm star in the film.