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Four-festivals-in-one Nightstream sets dates and opens for submissions

Monday, July 12, 2021 | Events, News


A quartet of top genre showcases have once again joined forces for a major horror showcase this fall.

The teams behind the Boston Underground Film Festival, the Brooklyn Horror Film Festival, the North Bend Film Fest and the Overlook Film Festival will present Nightstream, running virtually October 7-13. Last year, the first Nightstream offered the world premiere of Aneesh Chaganty’s RUN, Ryuhei Kitamura’s THE DOORMAN, Jesse Blanchard’s FRANK & ZED, Devereux Milburn’s HONEYDEW, Nicholas Payne Santos’ IT CUTS DEEP, Jake Mahaffy’s REUNION and Terence Krey’s AN UNQUIET GRAVE, plus numerous North American and U.S. premieres. This year, for the first time, the fest has opened up for feature and short-film submissions. Click here to submit your movie; the early bird deadline is July 23, the regular deadline is August 6 and the late deadline is August 17.

Early passes are also available now at $20 off through the end of August; a Night Owl Badge (five films) is currently $45 and a Homebody Badge (10 films) is $79. Click here to order them. For more information on Nightstream, head over to its official website.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).