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[Film Festivals] GenreBlast III Announces Its Full Schedule for August 30 – September 2, 2018

The Grue-Crew are huge fans of the spectacular film festival GENREBLAST held in Winchester, Virginia each fall. GenreBlast III reigns from Thursday, August 30, 2018, through Sunday, September 2, 2018, featuring four full days of fantastic genre offerings, features and shorts alike. Some fantastic films are included in the lineup and the festival celebrates dozens of shorts as well. A great time is had by all. Along with Christopher G. Moore’s short GUT PUNCHED (shameless self-promotion), look for features such as SHE WAS SO PRETTY 2: BE GOOD FOR GOODNESS SAKE, AMAZON HOT BOX, and BONG OF THE LIVING DEAD.

https://www.genreblast.com/

Thursday 8/30

5:00 pm
SHORTS BLAST #1
The Tolls – California – dir. Liz Anderson
The Present – North Carolina – dir. Richard Rogers
Blood Sisters – Australia – dirs. Caitlin Koller & Lachlan Smith
Andromeda – California – dir. Emily Dean
Skin Baby – South Carolina – dir. Ken Cohen
Simple Simon – Canada – dir. Maninder Chana
Socket: The Amputated Veteran – Canada – dir. Christopher Beaubien

7:05 pm
BOYNE FALLS
Michigan – dir. Steve Kopera
East Coast Premiere
plays with:
Young Blood – California – dir. Richie Starzec
Goldblooded – California – dir. Tom Skowronski

9:25 pm
BUTTERFLY KISSES
Maryland – dir. Erik Kristopher Myers
Virginia Premiere
plays with:
The Least Among Us – DC/VA – dir. Bill Coughlan
Save – Germany – dir. Ivan Sainz-Pardo

11:40pm
THE VELOCIPASTOR
PA/NY – dir. Brendan Steere
Virginia Premiere
plays with:
Goodnight, Gracie – California – dir. Stellan Kendrick
Presepe Vivente (Living Nativity) – Italy – dir. Lorenzo Fassina

Friday 8/31

10:00 am
SHORTS BLAST #2
//Haxx Deadroom// – Canada – dir. Dionne Copland
Dragtivists – Kansas – dir. Savannah Rodgers
Elias Black: Fire – California – dir. Clint Carney
The Devil’s Gun – Texas – dir. James Cristopher
Sign On The Dotted Line – Georgia – dir. Joseph Hardin
La Revancha Del Bastardo Que Come Pasta Con Aceite De Sesamo – New Jersey – dir. Saba
The Confession: Til Death Do Us Part – Ohio – dir. Erik William
Silica – Illinois – dir. Eliaz Rodriguez
Things That Bleed – United Kingdom – dir. Simon Giles
Conductor – California – dir. Alex Noyer

11:45 am
SHORTS BLAST #3
Past And Future Kings – Canada – dir. Raphael Hebert
Skinjacker – United Kingdom – dir. Dan Horrigan
Goodbye Old Friend – New York – dir. Rafael De Leon Jr.
Teaser – Georgia – dir. Dayna Noffke
Kiss The Devil In The Dark – Utah – dir. Jonathan Martin

1:30 pm
STUCK
California – dir. Jillian Armenante
plays with:
Hotelpool – France – dir. Saba
At Your Disposal – California – dir. Diana Woody

3:55pm
LOON
Montana – dirs. Lillian Langston & Andrew Bassett
plays with:
Hypodontia – North Carolina – dir. Jennifer Trudrung
Split Rail – Idaho – dir. Christian Lybrook

6:00 pm
MURDER MADE EASY
California – dir. Dave Palamaro
plays with:
You Are The Captain – California – dir. Dan Samiljian
Sequence – California – dir. Briana Jones

8:00 pm
THE NOTHING
Georgia – dir. Clayton Thompson
East Coast Premiere
plays with:
Nasty Robin Goodfellow – United Kingdom – dir. James Gunn

10:00 pm
AMAZON HOT BOX
Georgia – dir. James Bickert
Virginia Premiere
plays with:
Maniac Priest – Georgia – dir. Greg Sisco
Shit, They’re All Vampires! – Illinois – dir. Tim Troemner
Ghosts Doing…It! – Illinois – dir. Tim Troemner

11:59 pm
SHE WAS SO PRETTY: BE GOOD FOR GOODNESS SAKE West Virginia – dir. Brooklyn Ewing
plays with:
Tears of Apollo – Ohio/Austria – dir. James Quinn
Tom – Florida – dir. Josh Goodman

Saturday 9/1

10:00 am
SHORTS BLAST #4
Pulsar – United Kingdom – dir. Aurora Fearnley
Banshee – Canada – dir. Adam O’Brien
Dead Celebrities – United Kingdom – dir. Michael Fausti
Ten Minute Time Machine – Canada – dir. Charles Wahl
Time Enforcer – California – dir. Jimmy Nickerson
My First Time – Israel – dir. Asaf Livni
The Scarlet Vultures – Canada – dir. Kyle Martellacci

12:00 pm
LIVESCREAM
South Carolina – dir. Michelle Iannantuono
plays with:
Jax In Love – California – dir. Colin Campbell, written & produced by Rakefet Abergel

2:00 pm
MAKE YOUR OWN DAMN MOVIE! Panel
Hosted by Jeff Frumess

3:15pm
CLICKBAIT
California – dirs. Sophia Cacciola & Michael J. Epstein
World Premiere
plays with:
Leopard Parts I & II – California – dir. Tyler Sage
My Monster – California – dir. Izzy Lee

5:30 pm
I’M DREAMING OF A WHITE DOOMSDAY Pennsylvania – dir. Mike Lombardo
plays with:
Wondering Eyes – Canada – dir. Jared Carney
Murder In The Cat House – California – dir. Kristy Linderholm
Canine – Illinois – dir. Sean Richard Budde

7:20pm
SHORTS BLAST #5 – Viewer Discretion Advised!
Two Girls, One Trunk – UAE/New York – dir. Adam Pivorotto
We Summoned A Demon – Texas – dir. Chris McInroy
Gut Punched – North Carolina – dir. Christopher G. Moore
Street Dykes – Louisiana – dir. Haven Nutt
Blood Shed – United Kingdom – dir. James Moran
Third Wheel – Illinois – dir. Daniel Del Purgatorio
Sarah’s Dream – Tennessee – dir. Wendy Keeling
Killing Giggles – North Carolina – dir. Jaysen Buterin
Mother Fucker – NY/NJ – dir. Nicholas Santos
The Jerry Show – Florida – dir. Stephen Stull
What Metal Girls Are Into – California – dir. Laurel Vail

9:25 pm
LIEUTENANT JANGLES
Australia – dir. Nic Champeaux
World Premiere
plays with:
Freelancer – Portugal/Finland – dirs. Francisco Lacerda & Francisco A. Lopes

11:55 pm
HOUSE SHARK – New York – dir. Ron Bonk
plays with:
Ghost Cop: Part 2 – DC – dir. Dylan Hintz

Sunday 9/2

11:00 am – SHORTS BLAST #6 (90:29)
Justice Served – Missouri – dir. Patrick Rea
Protectress – California – dir. America Young
Heartless – California – dir. Kevin Sluder
Seafood Diet – Maryland – dir. Max Levine
Tick – Canada – dir. Ashlea Wessel
I Baked Him A Cake – Pennsylvania – dir. Vanessa Wright
The Son, The Father – Washington – dir. Lukas Hassel
The Daughters of Virtue – California – dir. Michael Escobedo

1:00 pm –
HOW NOT TO SUCK AT SCREENWRITING panel
Hosted by Ryan LaPlante

2:10 pm
THE PSYBORGS
Canada – dir. David Hiatt
World Premiere
plays with:
Bullies – California – dir. Daniel Bydlowski

4:20 pm
BONG OF THE LIVING DEAD
Ohio – dir. Max Groah
plays with:
The Devil’s Due – Canada – dir. Ryan LaPlante
Hangover Food – United Kingdom – dir. Ross McGowan

6:25 pm – AWARDS CEREMONY

7:20 pm
TOP KNOT DETECTIVE
Australia – dirs. Aaron McCann & Dominic Pearce
Virginia Premiere
Special Joint Screening w/Psycho Cinema
plays with:
Astroknot – Minnesota – dir. Joel Erkkinen
The Green Giant Of Zanzuki – Georgia – dir. Alex Greenberg

9:30 pm
THE RANGER
dir. Jenn Wexler
plays with:
Compulsion – Canada – dir. Brian Sepanzyk

11:15pm
UNTERWELT: THE WORLD BEYOND
Germany – dir. Ralf Kemper
plays with:
Helminth – Australia – dir. Merinda Staubli
Sulphur For Leviathan – Ohio/Austria – dir. James Quinn

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Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
Doc Rotten
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior. Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.
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