Maelstrom International Fantastic Film Festival
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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