2020 Portland Horror Film Festival™ is June 10th & 17th-21st at the Hollywood Theatre (virtually)!
Due to the ongoing pandemic, and uncertainty about when theaters will open at full capacity, this year’s show will be a dynamic streaming event with both pre-recorded and live content, including film introductions, interviews with horror icons, and live filmmaker Q&As that you can take part in. Stay tuned for the final schedule!
Each show below will be available to stream, beginning at it’s start time, and for an additional 24 hours for your convenience.
See the schedule for past show dates at the bottom of this list.
Friday, June 19th 2020 – Short Film Block 3 & Feature Film
- 6:30-8:20pm Shorts Block 3
- 8:30pm LIVE Filmmaker Q&A
- 9:00-10:35pm Feature presentation
- Making Monsters (Canada)
- Directed by Justin Harding (“Kookie”, “Latched”) and Rob Brunner. Starring Alana Elmer, Dale Andrews, Jonathan Craig, Tim Loden.
- 10:45pm LIVE Q&A with Making Monsters cast and crew
Saturday, June 20th 2020 – Short Horror Extravaganza (Shorts 4 & 5)
- 1-2:40pm Shorts Block 4
- 2:45pm LIVE Filmmaker Q&A
- 3-4:40pm Shorts Block 5
- 4:45pm LIVE Filmmaker Q&A
Saturday, June 20th 2020 – Demonic Double Feature + Shorts Gone Wild!
- 6:30-8:15pm Feature presentation
- Uncle Peckerhead (US)
- Directed by Matthew John Lawrence (“Larry Gone Demon”). Starring Chet Siegel, Ruby McCollister, Jeff Riddle, David Littleton.
- 8:30pm LIVE Q&A with cast and crew
- 9-10:30pm Feature presentation
- The Curse of Valburga (Slovenia)
- Directed by Tomaž Gorkič. Starring Jurij Drevenšek, Marko Mandič, Saša Pavlin Stošič, Niklas Kvarforth, Tanja Ribič, Katarina Stegnar.
- 10:30pm INTERMISSION
- 10:35pm Shorts Block 6 – “Shorts Gone Wild!”
- 11:15pm LIVE Filmmaker Q&A
- 11:30pm After party on Zoom!
Sunday, June 21st 2020 – Short Film Block 7 + Feature Film
- 1-2:30pm Shorts Block 7
- 2:45pm LIVE Filmmaker Q&A
- 3-4:40pm Feature presentation
- The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (US, Portland-local)
- WORLD PREMIERE! Directed by Derek Carl. Filmed on location in Portland, Oregon. Starring Patrick D. Green, Rachael Perrell Fosket, Jason Reynolds, Mia Allen, Robert Blanche.
- 4:45pm LIVE Q&A with cast and crew
- So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, good night! That’s a wrap on PHFF2020!
Wednesday, June 10th 2020 – Short Films and Feature Previews
Tickets are no longer available for this show.
- 7:30-9:30pm Shorts block 1
- 9:30pm LIVE Filmmaker Q&A
June 17th, 2020 – Short Film Block 2 & Feature Film
Tickets available are no longer available for this show.
Stream begins at 6:30 pm on 6/17 and is available until 6:30 pm on 6/18
- 6:30-8:00pm – Shorts Block 2
- 8:00pm LIVE Filmmaker Q&A
- 8:30-10:20pm Feature Presentation
- Barney Burman’s Wild Boar (US)
- Directed by Oscar award-winner Barney Burman, starring Augie Duke, Daniel Roebuck, Jessica Sonneborn, Jim Nieb, Michael Reed, Douglas Tait
- 10:30pm LIVE Q&A with Cast and Crew
Thursday, June 18, 2020 – ZOMPIRE Double Feature and Short Films
Tickets no longer available for this show.
Stream begins at 6:30 pm on 6/18 and is available until 6:30 pm on 6/19
- 6:30-6:45pm Short Films
- 6:45-8:15pm Feature presentation
- Sunset on the River Styx (US)
- Directed by Aaron Pagniano (“We Got A Monkey’s Paw”). Starring Jacqueline Jandrell, Phillip André Botello, Cory Vaughne, Avery Kristin Pohl.
- 8:30pm LIVE Short & Feature filmmaker Q&A
- 9:00-9:20pm Short Films
- 9:20-10:40pm Feature Presentation
- Witness Infection (US)
- Directed by Andy Palmer. Starring Rob Belushi, Jill-Michele Meleán, Vince DonVito, Erinn Hayes, Tara Strong, Bret Ernst, Carlos Alazraqui.
- 10:45pm LIVE Short & Feature filmmaker Q&A
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