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Rue Morgue & Unstable Ground present LITTLE TERRORS Vol. 49 - Deceased Navidad

Rue Morgue Magazine & Unstable Ground present

LITTLE TERRORS - Short Film Event - Volume 49 - Deceased Navidad

Xmas edition! Little Terrors is now beginning our 6th year/season! Come check out a monthly showcase of horror short films! Hosted at MLT CARLTON CINEMA, enjoy two full hours of the craziest, goriest, most-disturbing and off-the-wall short films the genre has to offer! Plus Q&As with some of the filmmakers! $10, 18+. Fully liquor-licensed theatre! Pre-buy tickets here:

The poster this month features hand-drawn artwork from Darryl Shaw. Films will play in a different order than listed.


Here's this month's festive (and gory) lineup:.

The Tunnel (12 minutes, Norway, premiere)

DIR: André Øvredal

A family is caught in slow-moving traffic with the hope of making it home safely in this stunningly dark science fiction tale. From 'Trollhunter' and 'The Autopsy of Jane Doe' director Øvredal. Award-winning previous selection of Monster Fest, Telluride Horror Show, and more.

Brentwood Stranger (18 minutes, premiere)

DIR: John Fitzpatrick

During the Xmas season, a lonely woman ('Death Proof' and 'Cabin Fever's Jordan Ladd) unknowingly goes on a blind date with a vicious serial killer.

Hide: Bloody Mary (3 minutes, premiere)

DIR: Evan Sweet

A man makes the mistake of playing Bloody Mary within the confines of his lonely cabin. Creepy and effective short is a previous selection of Telluride Horror Show.

Deathly Presents (6 minutes)

DIR: Ben Franklin, Anthony Melton

Bloody Cuts (Suckablood, Don't Move) is back! Christmas turns horrifying for a small family when a strange present arrives under their tree.

Hive (11 minutes)

DIR: Adam Ciolfi

A tragic and terrifying parable on the folly of existence, told in impressive stop-motion by LT-alumnus director Ciolfi (Broken).

When Susurrus Stirs (10 minutes)

DIR: Anthony Cousins

A man finds purpose in his meaningless life when he becomes host to an ancient creature named Susurrus. Previous selection of Toronto After Dark, Telluride Horror Show, and more.

It's All In Your Head (10 minutes)

DIR: Greg Jeffs

LT-alumnus Jeffs (writer of 'The Hunt') presents this fun and unique spin on the monster in the closet tale. Previous selection of Toronto After Dark.

Slay Bells (6 minutes)

DIR: Ama Lea

Santa is coming. Run! Starring RA Mihailoff as Santa.

Ingrid & the Black Hole (7 minutes)

DIR: Leah Johnston

Upon discovering a black hole, two children imagine what it would be like to travel through time. Heartfelt and emotional science fiction, previous selection of Blood in the Snow.

Do You See What I See? (14 minutes)

DIR: Serena Whitney, Justin McConnell

During the Christmas season, two sisters throw a house party, unaware that a deadly invader will be crashing the proceedings. Previous selection of Frightfest, Morbido, Toronto After Dark and many more. Presented in a special alternate version to what has been screened before.

Treevenge (15 minutes)

DIR: Jason Eisener

A holiday cult-classic, this is required Xmas viewing! The director of 'Hobo with a Shotgun' delivers his own holiday twist on a revenge tale. Nobody is safe! Award-winning previous selection of too many film festivals to count. Showing this has become an annual Little Terrors Xmas tradition!


Special note: make sure to check out our first anthology film release, MINUTES PAST MIDNIGHT, on VOD now, and DVD February 7th.


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Rue Morgue & Unstable Ground present LITTLE TERRORS Vol. 49 - Deceased Navidad

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