Program Archives

2015 Stanley Film Festival

  • Shivers


    Newly restored by the TIFF Cinematheque under the supervision of David Cronenberg, this 40th Anniversary screening of the King of Venereal Horror's classic will crawl under your skin. In a modern high-rise, billed as the ideal place to live, a parasitic infestation turns the residents into sex-craze

  • We Are Still Here

    We Are Still Here

    A quaint New England town's dark history returns when a couple trying to start over moves unknowingly into a storied haunted house. Featuring Tales from Beyond the Pale's Larry Fessenden and produced by Stanley alum Travis Stevens (STARRY EYES) this Fulci-esque fright goes beyond the traditional gho

  • Re-Animator


    One Night Only! Friday, May 29th 10pm. Special 30th Anniversary screening of his cult classic. In this Lovecraftian tale, medical student Herbert West attempts to unlock the secrets of life with his experimental serum.

    View the trailer The Nightmare

The Nightmare

OPENS Friday, June 5th exclusively at the Sie FilmCenter. From the director of Room 237 comes the scariest documentary ever made. Rodney Ascher explores the lives of eight poor souls who suffer from extreme sleep paralysis, uncovering and recreating the deepest subconscious creation

  • Body


    The loyalty between three young, female friends is tested when a debaucherous evening of drinking turns into a nightmare after they accidentally commit murder. Packed with unexpected twists and strong performances, BODY is a nasty little thrillride.



    Produced by 2014 SFF Visionary Award recipients Daniel Noah, Josh C. Waller and Elijah Wood, the founders/partners of SpectreVision, Stanley alum Craig Macneill's chilling feature debut offers an unnerving glimpse at a boy's growing fascination with death.

  • The Bride of Frankenstein

    The Bride of Frankenstein

    The Monster must have a mate! Join us at this FREE FAMILY SCREENING for a trip through cinema history with the greatest of all classic Universal monster movies as it celebrates its 80th anniversary.

  • SFF Opening Night: Cooties

    SFF Opening Night: Cooties

    Limited screening only tickets now on sale.

  • Deathgasm


    A pair of metalheads start a band, find a piece of music that accidentally unleashes an ancient evil, then have to stop the apocalypse from overtaking everything in this energetic action-comedy from the producers of HOUSEBOUND (SFF 2014).

  • Diabolique


    The wife of an abusive headmaster teams up with her husband's mistress to kill him in what they think is the perfect crime. When his body mysteriously disappears, the two find they are in deeper than they bargained for. In honor of the film's 60th Anniversary, the Stanley Film Festival is proud to p

  • Director's Commentary: The Terror of Frankenstein

    Director's Commentary: The Terror of Frankenstein

    Stanley Film Festival alum Tim Kirk (ROOM 237, THE NIGHTMARE), Rodney Ascher (ROOM 237, THE NIGHTMARE) and Leon Vitali (THE SHINING, EYES WIDE SHUT) team up for this unique cinematic experience, a compelling journey into the past to uncover the dark secrets behind a fateful film shoot, all told thro

  • SFF Closing Night: The Final Girls

    SFF Closing Night: The Final Girls

    Max (Taissa Farmiga) and her friends find themselves trapped in the famous 80's slasher flick that made her late mother a scream queen. The millennial gang joins the throwback camp counselors with raging libidos (featuring a standout performance from WORKAHOLICS's Adam DeVine) to battle the psychoti

  • Glass Eye Pix Presents TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE The Stanley Edition: PARLOR TRICKS

    Glass Eye Pix Presents TALES FROM BEYOND THE PALE The Stanley Edition: PARLOR TRICKS

    An ongoing series of audio dramas penned by luminaries from the world of contemporary horror, from Clay McLeod Chapman (THE BOY) to Simon Barrett (YOU'RE NEXT), and Simon Rumley (ABCS OF DEATH); featuring players from Dom Monagham (THE LORD OF THE RINGS, LOST), Vincent D'Onofrio (FULL METAL JACKET,

  • Goodnight Mommy

    Goodnight Mommy

    Following a complex, facial reconstructive surgery, a young actress returns home to find that her twin sons don't believe it is her behind the bandages.

  • The Hallow

    The Hallow

    When a British conservationist unwittingly disturbs a horde of demonic forces in a remote wilderness, he must protect his family from their relentless attacks in this gory creature fable.

  • Hollow


    A little girl drowns in a river, then awakens in the morgue and returns to her family. But whatever has returned possesses secrets to a mystery that once unraveled reveals terrors far more sinister than spirits.

  • Horror Brunch and Awards Ceremony

    Horror Brunch and Awards Ceremony

    Curated by Chief Brunch Coroner of the Stanley Film Festival, Andrew Novick, brunch-goers will have several horroriffic culinary options to choose from with cinematic sights and sounds to experience. Ballots will be tallied and the 2015 Audience Winners for Best Feature Film and Best Short Fi

  • SFF Centerpiece: The Invitation

    SFF Centerpiece: The Invitation

    Two years after a tragic loss ended his relationship, Will accepts an invitation from his ex-wife to attend a mysterious dinner party held at his former house. As the evening progresses, the dread bubbling under the surface is slowly revealed in this superbly directed psychological thriller from Kar

  • Let Us Prey

    Let Us Prey

    Liam Cunningham (GAME OF THRONES) stars in this tightly wound horror/thriller taking place one fateful night in a remote Irish town. Sinners will repent and blood will be shed as a mysterious stranger with telepathic powers unravels the local police station with blistering results.

  • Over Your Dead Body

    Over Your Dead Body

    Legendary horror maestro Takashi Miike brings his fervent interpretation to a traditional ghost story from his native Japan with this nuanced tale of a theater production that awakens vicious spirits to possess its unsuspecting actors.

  • The Pumpkin Pie Show

    The Pumpkin Pie Show

    Part ghost story, part shamanistic ritual. Stories by Clay McLeod Chapman, performed by Champman and Hanna Cheek, the Pumpkin Pie Show has established itself over the last two decades as the bastard love-child of spectral luminaries Poe and Lovecraft. Packed with the emotional intensity of a rock co

  • Repulsion


    The 50th Anniversary of Roman Polanski's all-time cinema classic of suspense finds demons closing in on a young Catherine Deneuve when left alone in her sister's apartment.

  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    The Rocky Horror Picture Show

    Let's do the the Time Warp again! Come celebrate the 40th Anniversay of your favorite horror musical with Colorado's Elusive Ingredient. Throw Bag's will be on hand for $5. So dust off those red pumps and fish net stockings and get ready to rock out.

  • Scherzo Diabolico

    Scherzo Diabolico

    Returning to the festival for the third time in three years, Adrian Garcia Bogliano's all new tale of dread concerns a seemingly mild-mannered man who enacts a disturbing plan for vengeance.

  • Shrew's Nest

    Shrew's Nest

    In the tradition of MISERY comes this razor-sharp Spanish thriller about an unfortunate man who finds himself trapped in the apartment of his obsessive, shut-in neighbors after taking a debilitating tumble down the steps in their building. As he is nursed back to health, a vicious sibling rivalry en

  • Some Kind Of Hate

    Some Kind Of Hate

    When a troubled teen is subjected to severe bullying, he accidentally conjures Moira Karp. Once a teenage girl pushed to suicide, Moira is now an unstoppable force on a mission of gruesome retribution.

  • The Stanley Dean's Cup Student Competition 2015

    The Stanley Dean's Cup Student Competition 2015

  • Stanley Shorts Program I

    Stanley Shorts Program I

  • Stanley Shorts Program II

    Stanley Shorts Program II

  • Stung


    A swanky dinner party at a secluded villa is cut short when a gardening mishap involving a toxic fertilizer accidentally breeds a pack of oversized, blood-thirsty wasps. Now a underdog caterer must lead a pack of guests and employees in a fight for survival in this gorey, camptastic, giant monster f

  • Sun Choke

    Sun Choke

    Janie’s just trying to get well. As she recovers from a violent psychotic break, she’s subjected each day to a bizarre holistic health and wellness regimen designed, and enforced, by her lifelong nanny and caretaker.

  • The Treatment

    The Treatment

    Echoing tones of great nuevo-European thrillers like THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO, this hard-boiled Belgian mystery tells the story of a hot-headed cop who finds himself caught in a web of deceit when a nine-year-old boy goes missing. He uncovers a secret so dark that it makes all other stories o

  • When Animals Dream

    When Animals Dream

    In a remote seaside town in northern Denmark, a young woman with an independent spirit begins to display troubling signs of her werewolf heritage in this restrained supernatural thriller.

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