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Who’s that “KNOCKING”? Find out in trailer for the festival fave, with release details

Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | News


It’s knocked out viewers at fests around the world, and now it’s headed for U.S. theatrical play.

Yellow Veil Pictures is bringing KNOCKING to select Stateside venues (see list below) October 8 following its premiere at Sundance and berths at London’s FrightFest, Fantastic Fest, Göteborg Film Festival, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival and more. The feature directorial debut of award-winning short filmmaker Frida Kempff, from a script by Emma Broström, it stars Çecilia Milocco, Albin Grenholm, Alexander Salzberger, Krister Kern, Ville Virtanen, Charlotta Åkerblom and Naida Ragimova. The synopsis: “After suffering a traumatic incident, Molly [Milocco] moves into a new apartment to begin her path to recovery, but it’s not long after her arrival that a series of persistent knocks and screams begin to wake her up at night. Molly’s new life begins to unravel as the screams intensify and no one else in the building believes or is willing to help her.”

KNOCKING will first have an advance screening October 5 at Brooklyn, NY’s Nitehawk Cinema, followed by bookings on the 8th at the following:

  • Laemmle Glendale, Glendale, CA
  • Film Noir Cinema, Brooklyn, NY
  • Plaza Theatre, Atlanta, GA
  • Cinemapolis, Ithaca, NY
  • Gateway Film Center, Columbus, OH
  • Central Cinema, Knoxville, TN
  • Dairy Arts Center, Boulder, CO
  • Inside Out 2SLGBTQ+, Toronto, ON (Virtual Cinema)
  • Cinespeak, Philadelphia, PA
  • Museum of Fine Art, Houston, TX

See KNOCKING’s official website here.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and spent 28 years as a writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. In addition to RUE MORGUE, he currently writes for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM and others. His book THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press) is out this fall, and he has contributed liner notes and featurettes to a number of Blu-ray and DVD releases. Among his screenplay credits are SHADOW: DEAD RIOT and LEECHES!, and he is currently working on THE DOLL with director Dante Tomaselli.