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IFI HORRORTHON 2022
Horrorthon is back, October 27th - 31st!
We are delighted to welcome audiences to this year’s IFI Horrorthon, a weekend celebrating all that is best in horror. It is a particular pleasure after recent years to be able to do so together, as horror is most definitely best enjoyed as a communal experience, in a cinema full of fellow fans. This year’s selection includes films from locations as far-flung as Thailand and Mexico, as well as the opening film of this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and new 4K restorations of some of the best films by the legendary Dario Argento. We very much look forward to sharing this year’s films with you.
Click here to view this year's Horrorthon brochure.
Passes and film bundles are available to purchase directly from the IFI Box Office, on (01) 679 3477.
5-Day Early Bird (available until Monday, 10th at 21.00): €120 5-Day pass: €150
Tess (Georgina Campbell) arrives at her double-booked Airbnb to find Keith (Bill Skarsgård) already in residence. The situation gets worse when it becomes apparent that something else is sharing the…
Thursday 27th Oct 2022 18.30
One of the most influential horror films from one of the genre’s greatest practitioners sees ballet student Suzy (Jessica Harper) enrol at a prestigious academy plagued by a series of…
Thursday 27th Oct 2022 20.45
HORRORTHON: SUPER Z
A family of genetically modified zombies make a life for themselves in a cabin in the woods, spreading chaos and debauchery in this riotous French comedy.
Thursday 27th Oct 2022 22.45
Betty (Cristina Marsillach), a beautiful young opera singer, finds herself the object of a killer’s twisted affections when she moves from understudy to lead in a production of Verdi’s Macbeth.
Friday 28th Oct 2022 13.10
HORRORTHON: THE LAST CLIENT
This constantly surprising Danish thriller sees a psychiatrist (Signe Egholm Olsen) forced to minister to a serial killer (Anton Hjejle) who seems to have a particular interest in her.
Friday 28th Oct 2022 15.15
HORRORTHON: DEER CAMP ’86
As deer hunting season opens in 1986, six friends enjoying a weekend in the country themselves become prey to an ancient spirit in this extremely enjoyable debut feature.
Friday 28th Oct 2022 17.10
When Valeria (Natalia Solián, superb) falls pregnant, finally silencing the needling of her family, her anxiety at impending motherhood is exacerbated by the presence of a mysterious figure with broken…
Friday 28th Oct 2022 19.00
Noah (Dimitri ‘Vegas’ Thivaios) risks everything when he is drawn into a series of illicit events by a cousin just released from prison in the new film from the director…
Friday 28th Oct 2022 21.00
HORRORTHON: DOUBLE BILL: SILVER BULLET / DOG SOLDIERS
Marty Coslaw (Corey Haim) tries to persuade his community that a werewolf is loose in this Stephen King adaptation. Neil Marshall’s werewolf-themed debut screens in a new 4K restoration on…
Friday 28th Oct 2022 22.50
HORRORTHON: DOUBLE BILL: THE BIRD WITH THE CRYSTAL PLUMAGE / INFERNO
Dario Argento’s lurid debut feature is often credited with bringing the giallo to the mainstream, while Inferno is the second instalment of his ‘Three Mothers’ trilogy, after Suspiria (1977).
Friday 28th Oct 2022 22.50
HORRORTHON: DOUBLE BILL: THE ONES YOU DIDN’T BURN / THE QUANTUM DEVIL
Horrors old and new abound in this double bill, whether in Elise Finnerty’s award-winning folk horror or Larry Wade Carrell’s tale of scientists facing the consequences of carelessly jumping dimensions.
Friday 28th Oct 2022 23.15
HORRORTHON: CAT PEOPLE
Screening on the occasion of its fortieth anniversary, Paul Schrader’s hallucinatory remake of Jacques Tourneur’s 1942 film stars Nastassja Kinski and Malcolm McDowell, ramping up the eroticism of the original.
Saturday 29th Oct 2022 12.50
HORRORTHON: CULT OF VHS
The world of VHS fandom is explored in this entertaining documentary, featuring interviews with collectors and filmmakers sharing memories bound to resonate with horror fans of a certain age.
Saturday 29th Oct 2022 15.10
HORRORTHON: SATANIC HISPANICS
This crowd-pleasingly eclectic anthology features the work of five Latin directors, including Eduardo Sánchez (The Blair Witch Project, 1999), and includes a cameo from former Horrorthon guest Jessica Cameron.
Saturday 29th Oct 2022 17.00
HORRORTHON: CANDY LAND
A group of truck-stop sex workers led by Nora (Guinevere Turner) take in Remy (Olivia Luccardi), a runaway from an oppressive religious cult with her own agenda.
Saturday 29th Oct 2022 19.10
Struggling girl band, PussyCake, must fight for their lives when the venue for their next gig isn’t as empty as it first appeared. Showing with Oldtimers, a short film by…
Saturday 29th Oct 2022 21.00
HORRORTHON: CULT HERO
This OTT action-horror-comedy sees the disgraced former star of reality show ‘Cult Buster’ pitching for his return when called upon to extract his new client’s husband from a wellness retreat.
Saturday 29th Oct 2022 23.00
An American author of violent horror novels, in Rome to promote his latest publication, becomes involved in the hunt for a serial killer who seems to have been inspired by…
Saturday 29th Oct 2022 23.00
HORRORTHON: EATING MISS CAMPBELL
Goth vegan Beth (Lyndsey Craine) discovers a taste for human flesh after falling in love with her new high school English teacher in this typically wild Troma production.
Saturday 29th Oct 2022 23.15
HORRORTHON: DARK NATURE
Joy (Hannah Emily Anderson), survivor of an abusive relationship, is persuaded by a friend to join an all-women therapy group for a weekend in the wilderness, where something is waiting…
Sunday 30th Oct 2022 13.00
HORRORTHON: THE OUTWATERS
A group of friends, in the Mojave Desert to shoot a music video, are sucked into a nightmare in a film that shows the possibilities that still exist within the…
Sunday 30th Oct 2022 14.45
HORRORTHON: FINAL CUT
This remake of One Cut of The Dead, from the director of The Artist, opened this year’s Cannes Film Festival, and sees the crew of a zombie film attacked by…
Sunday 30th Oct 2022 16.45
HORRORTHON: THE LEECH
An act of goodwill by priest Father David (Terry Skipper) towards a parishioner whose relationship and life are in difficulty spirals into a psychological game of cat and mouse beyond…
Sunday 30th Oct 2022 19.00
HORRORTHON: THE LAKE
In this Thai kaiju that makes excellent use of practical effects, a group of scientists and officials must band together to neutralise the threat of a mysterious and violent creature.
Sunday 30th Oct 2022 20.50
HORRORTHON: SOMETHING IN THE DIRT
The new film from the directors of Spring (2014) and The Endless (2017) sees two friends hoping to document, understand and profit from the strange events taking place in one…
Sunday 30th Oct 2022 22.50
HORRORTHON: INNOCENT BLOOD
This thirtieth anniversary 35mm screening of John Landis’s classic stars Anne Parillaud as Marie, endangered when, after accidentally turning mob boss (Robert Loggia) into a vampire, he begins building his…
Sunday 30th Oct 2022 23.00
HORRORTHON: DADDY’S GIRL
Zoe (Jemma Dallender) is used as bait by her Daddy to lure young women to his torture dungeon, but one of their intended victims has her own plans for the…
Sunday 30th Oct 2022 23.10
HORRORTHON: SHORT FILM SHOWCASE
This popular programme will, as always, feature a carefully curated selection of the best new shorts from around the world in a variety of subgenres sure to feature something for…
Monday 31st Oct 2022 13.00
HORRORTHON: KING ON SCREEN
Featuring contributions from the likes of Frank Darabont and Mick Garris, this new documentary examines the appeal and legacy of the various screen adaptations of the legendary Stephen King’s work.
Monday 31st Oct 2022 15.00
HORRORTHON: MAD HEIDI
In a future where all is chaos except in Switzerland, a young woman abducted from her peaceful Alpine life by government troops must fight the cheese mongering totalitarians for her…
Monday 31st Oct 2022 17.00
HORRORTHON: EVERYBODY DIES BY THE END
Renowned horror director Alfred Costella (Vinny Curran) is the subject of this mockumentary as he tries to reclaim the spotlight with the film that will define both him and his…
Monday 31st Oct 2022 19.00
HORRORTHON: DO NOT DISTURB
A newlywed couple whose relationship is already struggling take copious psychedelics in a misguided attempt at bonding, only to find a disturbing physical outlet for their unhappiness.
Monday 31st Oct 2022 20.50
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