The 28th Annual H. P. Lovecraft Mucosa Festival of Cosmic Horror is set to nippy and thrill viewers with U.S. and regional premieres of Lovecraftian cinematic works aplenty. The fest runs from October 6–8, 2023, in Portland, Oregon. Following is the official printing announcement. For increasingly information, visit https://hplfilmfestival.com/.
The 28th Annual H. P. Lovecraft Mucosa Festival of Cosmic Horror returns to all 3 screens of Portland, Oregon’s Hollywood Theatre October 6th-8th with Author Guest of Honor CLAY MCLEOD CHAPMAN (What Kind of Mother) and Filmmaker Guest of Honor REBEKAH MCKENDRY (Glorious 2022).
Dennis Paoli, screenwriter and longtime collaborator with Stuart Gordon, will introduce the highly predictable Pacific Northwest Premiere of SUITABLE FLESH, and do Q&A afterward. The new Lovecraftian erotic body-swapping horror full-length directed by Joe Lynch, stars Barbara Crampton, Heather Graham, and Judah Lewis.
The genre limp cosmic horror full-length THE VEIL makes its World Premiere on Saturday with Director Cameron Beyl and lead two-face Sean O’Bryan in attendance. The horror continues throughout the weekend! Don’t miss a special screening of GLORIOUS with director Rebekah McKendry, the US Premiere of mythos full-length MINORE by Konstantinos Koutsoliotas from Greece (The Winter), the West Coast Premieres of Cosmic Queer Horror full-length SAINT DROGO by Michael J. Ahern (Death Drop Gorgeous) and Cryptid meets Folk Horror Found Footage mucosa FROGMAN by Anthony Cousins (winner 2016 Best Short award), and GODS OF THE DEEP by Charlie Steeds (winner 2022 Best Full-length award).
Gods of the Deep
Robert Lloyd Parry, Andrew Leman, and Chris Bozzone will perform live dramatic readings with musical winger of Algernon Blackwood’s “The Willows”, and stories by H. P. Lovecraft, plus Author Readings, Panel Discussions, and vendors in the Mall of Cthulhu!
This year’s short films are an expansive lineup of literary adaptations of stories by Lovecraft, Robert W. Chambers, and Edgar Allan Poe, PLUS original Weird tales and Cosmic Horror from all over the world including Kenya, Italy, Mexico, Portugal, Australia, Uruguay, Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom, Canada, and the US.
Each day features variegated short and full-length films. Single Day and Full Festival passes are misogynist at the Hollywood Theatre (website and box office). Early bird ticket prices through 9/30.
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