2011 Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival Releases Lineup

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The love letter to genre films known as Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival is gearing up for its third annual event, which run from September 16th-18th in Seattle, Washington. This year promises to be the biggest yet with 5 feature films and over 40 shorts, most making their Northwest or Seattle debut.

Tickets are still available online at MIFFF.org, where you can find individual screening passes for $10. Or you can get yourself an all-festival pass for only $40 and see everything that the weekend has to offer.

Check out everything MIFFF at the official site, including info on all 40 short films. For now, wet your whistle with a little bit about the four already revealed features (the fifth will be announced shortly).

Feature Films:

Seattle Premiere
Director: Mike Flanagan, USA 91 minutes
Actors: Katie Parker, Courtney Bell, and Dave Levine
A woman and her sister begin to link a mysterious tunnel to a series of disappearances, including that of her own husband.

Boy Wonder
Northwest Premiere
Director: Michael Morrissey, USA 94 minutes
Actors: James Russo, Zulay Henao and Tracy Middendor< A young Brooklyn boy witnesses the brutal murder of his mother and grows up obsessed with finding her killer. Thus begins his life as a quiet, straight-A student by day and a self-appointed hero at night.

Midnight Son
Northwest Premiere
Director: Scott LeBerecht, USA 90 minutes
Actors: Arlen Escarpeta, Tracey Walter and Larry Cedar
Forced by a disease to drink human blood for sustenance, Jacob must control his increasingly violent tendencies as local law enforcement narrow their focus on him as a suspect in a series of grisly murders.

The Selling
Seattle Premiere
Director: Emily Lou, USA 90 minutes
Actors: Gabriel Diani, Janet Varney and Jonathan Klein
A too-honest-for-his-own-good real estate agent has to sell a haunted house before its ghostly inhabitants ruin his life.

2011 Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival Releases Lineup

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