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Chicago’s Women of Horror 2 Film Festival Details

The Horror Society has announced another Women of Horror Film Festival will be held this coming May 1st in Chicago, and their goal for this festival is to show the female side of the horror genre in a way that most horror fans may not be familiar with. Read on for more details!

Women of Horror 2 will feature films directed, produced, or written by women.

PERTINENT DETAILS:

Saturday, May 1st, 2010 – 5:00 pm to 2:00 am
Portage Theater
4050 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60641

ONLY $12 for over 8 hours of BLOODY GOOD FUN!

Along with various local trailers and a grindhouse/exploitation compilation cult movie fans will love, here’s what’s planned so far (click each title for more info or to visit the film’s official site):

ALICE JACOBS IS DEAD

I SPIT ON ELI ROTH

HEADING HOME

MOVIE MONSTER INSURANCE

BODY OF WORK

TRIPPIN’

NEAR DARK (35mm)

**LOOK FOR ANOTHER SPECIAL FEATURE ANNOUNCEMENT SOON**

SPECIAL GUESTS (more coming soon):

Devi Snively (Director – Death in Charge, Teenage Bikini Vampire, Trippin’)

Svengirlie (She will be at the Kiss of Death table!)

DEADMANSWAKE (Female-fronted band takes the stage at 5:00 pm)

Chicago's Women of Horror 2 Film Festival Details

KREEPYLADY KRISTIN SILENT AUCTION AND RAFFLE:

This year the Horror Society is doing a raffle and silent auction for their good friend Kreepylady Kristin. She has played a huge role in the Chicago horror community, and with Horror Society as well, so they have gathered up some great items for the raffle and auction. She recently came upon some real rough times, losing her job, massive amounts of surgery from a life threatening condition, and now racked up a HUGE amount of medical bills. Without insurance (the company she worked for over nine years let her go), she is facing a huge uphill battle and struggling to pay off those bills. All proceeds of this raffle and auction will be going directly to her medical bills.

SILENT AUCTION ITEMS (more on the way):

24×36 Creepshow poster signed by George Romero
Day of the Dead vinyl soundtrack signed by George Romero
A Clive Barker standee signed by Clive Barker
Signed headshot of Ray Wise
Signed headshot of Elvira Mistress of the Dark

A $5 raffle ticket gets you a chance to win plenty of DVDs, posters, gift cards, gift certificates, and more.

For more info visit the Women of Horror 2 website, and if you plan to attend, be sure to RSVP on the Women of Horror 2 Facebook Event Page.

Debi Moore

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