LAFF 2017 Image Blowout! Midnighters, Desolation, The Housemaid, The Neighbor


Last night we told you that the 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival has revealed its full lineup, which includes a series of “after dark” films under their Nightfall Competition banner. Today we have stills from most of them for your perusal.

The 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival runs June 14th-22nd. Ticket information can be found right here.

Desolation, dir. Sam Patton, USA, World Premiere

A mother takes her son and her best friend on a trip into remote wilderness to scatter his father’s ashes; they must confront their fears when a lone hiker begins following them.


The Housemaid, dir. Derek Nguyen, Vietnam / USA, North American Premiere

When an orphaned Vietnamese girl is hired to be a housemaid at a haunted rubber plantation in 1953 French Indochina, she unexpectedly falls in love with the French landowner and awakens the vengeful ghost of his dead wife… who is out for blood.

The Housemaid

Midnighters, dir. Julius Ramsay, USA, World Premiere

While driving home on New Year’s Eve, a married couple hits and kills a vagrant wandering on the road. After taking the body home in a panic, they realize that the man wasn’t dead after all — and that their lives are in fact already intertwined with his.

The Midnighters

The Neighbor, dir. Giancarlo Ruiz, Mexico, World Premiere

A man’s obsession with his downstairs neighbors escalates as he moves from voyeur to tormentor to kidnapper in this intense, experimental character study.

The Neighbors



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