Schedule


The 2019 Portland Horror Film Festival™ is June 5th-8th at the Hollywood Theatre!

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Full Schedule

We expect this to be the final schedule, but certain factors may cause minor changes. We’ve worked hard to make each day and each block encompass a wide variety of sub-genres and styles, from funny to serious, monsters to human killers, supernatural to brutally natural. No matter what days you come, there is something for everyone (but don’t miss Saturday!). Click the film titles below for more info, or click here to see all film descriptions.

Wednesday, June 5th:

4-6 pm      Meet & Greet with filmmakers @Sam’s Hollywood Billiards (1845 NE 41st, open to the public)

6:00 pm     **Doors open

6:30 pm     WORLD PREMIERE OPENING GALA!


8:20 pm     Shorts Block 1
(with Q&A from visiting filmmakers)


9:20 pm   Feature scope presentation

  • The Hidebehind (short, US)
  • SATANIC PANIC – West Coast Premiere (US, Feature)
    starring
    Rebecca Romjin, Jerry O’Connell, Ruby Modine, Jordan Ladd, Hayley Griffith

Thursday, June 6th:

4-6 pm      Meet & Greet with filmmakers @Sam’s Hollywood Billiards (1845 NE 41st, open to the public)

6:00 pm     **Doors open

6:30 pm     Shorts Block 2 
(with Q&A from visiting filmmakers)


8:15 pm     Feature Presentation

  • DEPRAVED – Portland Premiere (US, Feature)
    A modern Frankenstein written & directed by Larry Fessenden (dir. of The Last Winter, producer of House of The Devil) , starring David Call, Joshua Leonard, Alex Breaux, Ana Kayne, Maria Dizzia

10:25 pm Shorts Block 3 (scope presentation)


Friday, June 7th:

4:00-5:30 pm   Patron of Horror Meet & Greet with Mick Garris (Sam’s Hollywood Billiards; open to Patron of Horror ticket holders only)

6:00 pm       **Doors open

6:30 pm       Shorts Block 4
(with Q&A from visiting filmmakers)


7:30 pm       Feature Presentation (scope)

  • Here There Be Monsters (Australia, short)
  • REBORN – Portland Premiere (US, Feature)
    starring
    Barbara Crampton, Rae Dawn Chong, Kayleigh Gilbert, Michael Paré

9:15 pm     Feature Presentation (scope)

  • NIGHTMARE CINEMA – PNW Premiere (US, Feature)
    Directed
    by Mick Garris (The Stand), Joe Dante (Gremlins), Alejandro Brugués (Juan of the Dead), Ryûhei Kitamura (Versus), David Slade (30 Days of Night). Starring Mickey Rourke, Annabeth Gish, Richard Chamberlain.
  • Q&A with special guest Mick Garris (The Stand, Sleepwalkers, Amazing Stories, Masters of Horror)

11:30pm – late     After party TBA (21+)


Saturday, June 8th:

12:00 pm    **Doors open

12:30 pm   Shorts Block 5


1:25 pm    TV Terror – An interview with Mick Garris

  • Mick Garris has one of the most impressive writing and directing careers in horror history. He wrote for shows like Amazing Stories, created The Masters of Horror series, and wrote or directed more Stephen King adaptations than any other filmmaker. Don’t miss this!

1:55 pm    Shorts Block 6 (with Q&A from visiting filmmakers)


3:35 pm      World Premiere Feature Presentation

  • The Funeral – World Premiere (China, Feature)
  • Q&A with star Kunjue Li

5:30-7 pm    Wrap party and Awards Ceremony @Sam’s Hollywood Billiards


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**Doors will open a few minutes early to our Patrons of Horror each day of the festival. Arrive early!