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Episode 080- Violent Femmes: Women in Horror Film Festival

On October 4th, 2018, hundreds of figures dressed in black walked into the Wisdom Woods of Georgia to perform an unholy ceremony.

Beasts were conjured and blood was spilled by the gallons in the pursuit of graven images.

And popcorn was eaten.

I was a witness to the Women in Horror Film Festival, and I lived to tell the tale!

I interview festival co-founder and film director Vanessa Ionta Wright as well as several of the talented filmmakers in attendance as we discuss film inspirations, real-life ghosts, nuns who perform street justice, and everyone’s first kiss with horror!

There were over 70 horror films that competed for the prestigious Lizzie Awards! Who won, and what was left of them after the weekend?

I hope you enjoy the show!

Movies Covered:

Rainy Season (Dir. Vanessa Ionta Wright)

Little (Dir. Brittany Brock)

Revisit (Writer: Jennifer Trudrung)

Feast (Dir. Melissa Kunnap)

Keloid (Dir. Brendan Pollecut)

The Apocalypse will be Automated (Dir. Melanie Killingsworth)

What Metal Girls are Into (Dir. Laurel Vail)

Lunch Ladies (Writer: Clarrisa Jacobsen, Dir. J.M. Logan)

Bitten (Dir. Sarah K. Reimers)

Beyond Repair (Writer/Dir. Robbie Barnes)

Heartless (Dir. Kevin Sluder, Producer Jennifer Sluder)

Blood Runs Down (Dir. Zandashe Brown)

Amy’s in the Freezer (Dir. Venita Olzos-Graham)

Rites of Vengeance (Dir. Izzy Lee)

Lady Hunters (Dir. Angela Atwood)

Entropia (Dir. Marinah Janello)

Quiver (Dir. Shayna Connelly)

Relict: A Mesopotamic Tale (Dir. Laura Sanchez-Acosta)

She Was So Pretty: Be Good for Goodness Sake (Writer/Dir. Brooklyn Ewing)

All the Creatures Were Stirring (Dir. Dr. Rebekah McKendry)

Bugs: A Trilogy (Dir. Simone Kisiel)

Echoes of Fear (Co-Dir. Brian and Laurence Avenet-Bradley)

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