Screamfest Horror Film Festival Sets Premieres for ‘Deer Camp’, ‘Follow Her’, ‘Matriarch’, and ‘Slayers’
Screamfest Horror Film Festival announced today its first-wave lineup of competitive features and shorts for its 22nd edition running October 11th through 20th at the TCL Chinese Theater.
The Hulu Original film Matriarch will hold its world premiere screening on October 11 – opening night – before premiering on the streamer for Huluween on October 21.
From the press release:
“West Coast Premieres at the festival include the UK film The Loneliest Boy In The World directed by Martin Owen described as a modern fairytale but with zombies, starring Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Ashley Benson and Evan Ross, as well as Everyone Will Burn from Spain directed by David Hebrero, about a grieving mother visiting a strange little girl who might be connected to a local legend about stopping an impending apocalypse. Additional films in this category include the joint US/Canada production, Do Not Disturb, about a peyote-fueled honeymoon turned cannibalistic, written and directed by John Ainslie, plus the abandoned camp monster comedy Shaky Shivers directed by Sung Kang, and Follow Her directed by Sylvia Caminer, a female-led psycho-sexual thriller secretly filming her creepy online interactions.
Follow Her (US, 2022) – West Coast Premiere Directed by Sylvia Caminer Written by Dani Barker Produced by Michael Indjeian, Sylvia Caminer, Dani Barker Cast: Luke Cook, Mark Moses, Dani Barker, Eliana Jones The disturbing but timely female-led psycho-sexual thriller centers on a struggling actress and live streamer who has finally found her hook: secretly filming creepy interactions she encounters via online job listings, and using the kinks of others to fuel her streaming success.