Sunday, March 15, 2009

Lovecraft films set to scare Seattle

The H. P. Lovecraft Film Festival, celebrating the literary gothic horror of H.P. Lovecraft through cinematic adaptation, brings its Best of Fest to Seattle March 20-26 at The Grand Illusion Cinema, 1403 NE 50th St., Seattle in the U District.

Best of Fest Seattle presents a collection of shorts from the past 13 years of the festival with showings at 7 and 9 p.m. daily and, also, 3 and 5 p.m., Sun., March 22.

An opening night gala will be Sat., March 21 (doors open at 6 p.m., films at 7 p.m.) with
film festival founder, director Andrew Migliore, and David Prior, the director of AM1200, on hand to answer questions.

The films, promising murder, madness, monsters, and dark supernatural evil, will be:

7 p.m. - Casting Call of Cthulhu, Late Bloomer, The Book Dealers, Eel Girl, Legend of the Seven Bloody Torturers, The Canal, Maxwell's Mind, Experiment 18, Between the Stars and Call of Cthulhu

9 p.m. - The Outsider, Cool Air and AM1200

The H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival and Cthulhu Con will be October 2-4 at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland, Ore.

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