Telluride Horror Show Adds 'Deadtectives', 'Tigers Are Not Afraid', 'Terrified', and 'The Boat' - Bloody Disgusting
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Telluride Horror Show Adds ‘Deadtectives’, ‘Tigers Are Not Afraid’, ‘Terrified’, and ‘The Boat’

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Telluride Horror Show has announced their second wave of films, with highlights including Tigers Are Not Afraid, Terrified, and The Boat. Creepy Campfire Tales, the Ice Scream Social and Annual Pig Roast are among events making their return to this year’s festival that takes place October 12-14th in the mountain resort town of Telluride, Colorado.

Here’s a breakdown of the newly added titles.

DEADTECTIVES
USA | 2018 | 92 min | Director: Tony West
U.S. PREMIERE
A team of reality ghost hunters encounter trouble when they try to save their show and experience paranormal activity for the first time. What happens when fake ghost hunters meet REAL ghosts?

HERETIKS
UK | 2018 | 81 min | Director: Paul Hyett
U.S. PREMIERE
In the early 17th century, innocent young Persephone is falsely accused and put on trial for her life. Her fate seems sealed except for the timely intervention of the mysterious Reverend Mother offering her not just sanctuary, but hope. For the Reverend Mother is the self-appointed leader of a small religious retreat, a secluded Priory, where her fellow Sisters devote their lives to the Lord and seek atonement for their pasts. But upon arrival, Persephone is plagued with terrifying visions and soon realizes that it’s not salvation that awaits but a battle for her very soul itself. Paul Hyett’s previous films The Seasoning House and Howl were official selections at the Telluride Horror Show.

TERRIFIED
Argentina | 2017 | 87 min | Director: Demián Rugna
No one can explain what is going on in an ordinary suburban neighborhood in Buenos Aires. Voices are being heard from kitchen sinks. Bodies are levitating. Evil is here. It is up to a doctor, her colleague, and an ex-cop to get to the bottom of this neighborhood nightmare.

THE BOAT
Malta/UK | 2018 | 86 min | Director: Winston Azzopardi
COLORADO PREMIERE
A lone fisherman on his daily run finds himself lost in a thick fog which proves impossible to navigate. The worst is yet to come when his encounter with a seemingly abandoned sailboat becomes a fight for survival against an enemy unknown.

THE HEAD
USA | 2018 | 72 min | Director: Jordan Downey
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
A medieval bounty hunter seeks vengeance on the monster that killed his only daughter.

TIGERS ARE NOT AFRAID
Mexico | 2017 | 83 min | Director: Issa López
COLORADO PREMIERE
In a Mexican city turned into a ghost town by the drug war, Estrella’s mother vanishes. Estrella makes a wish to bring her back. And her mother does return – from the dead. Terrified, Estrella escapes and joins a rag-tag gang of other children orphaned by the violence, all escaping their own past. But she learns that in a city ruled by death, you can’t simply leave the ghosts behind; they walk with you wherever you go.

SCARE PACKAGE: SNEAK PREVIEW!
We will be showing the first-ever footage of the anticipated upcoming horror-comedy anthology film Scare Package, where each segment focuses on a different set of horror tropes. From directors Emily Hagins, Chris McInroy, Noah Segan, Mali Elfman, Baron Vaughn, Anthony Cousins, Courtney & Hillary Andujar, and Aaron B. Koontz.

VIRTUAL REALITY EXPERIENCE
DELUSION: LIES WITHIN
USA | 2018 | 36 min | Director: Jon Braver
With a renowned book series left unfinished, and its author gone missing, two rabid fans set out to reclaim their beloved novelist from her literary nightmares come to life. A fully immersive, 360 degrees episodic story.

Co-founded Bloody Disgusting in 2001. Producer on Southbound, the V/H/S trilogy, SiREN, Under the Bed, and A Horrible Way to Die. Chicago-based. Horror, pizza and basketball connoisseur. Taco Bell daily.


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