12.30pm – Little Terrors 2
12.30pm 88 mins £8
MOTHER FATHER MONSTER
Mr Wolsey takes up a position as butler and tutor with a Lady who has recently inherited an old castle. The lady warns him against ever entering one particular room. But what is it that Lady Charleville is hiding?
LULLABY (Joao Pedro Frazão)
A bastard child of a noble and his mistress, Madalena grew obsessed with fire after both her parents burnt to death in a tragic accident.
Raised by her resentful blind stepmother who once cut Madalena´s tongue out of an outburst of anger, she cannot talk but finds other means of expressing her feelings towards her abusive stepmother and the local priest who takes advantage of her silence and innocence.
Pyromancy becomes her new language.
SAMANTHA (Sebastian Ponton)
A mysterious place in a dark city is where this legend begins. The coldness of the humid walls embrace the environment of a novel writer. Long hours of work constantly maintain Frank focused on his next piece of art, his next great novel. An unexpected visit cause his worn hands become the owners of the novel.
CAGED (Mark Nugent)
While closing his small pet store, Ian is terrified at what he must do to satisfy the terrible hunger of the creature he has locked away behind the store.
LOOK TWICE (Kyle Wilson)
A night surveillance security guard spots a trespasser on the property; then regrets grabbing their attention once he realizes the intruder is paranormal.
SEVEN LEVELS DEEP (Pina Brutal)
Seven Levels Deep is a short movie that explores the possibilities of a therapy session going deeper than intended. A visual depiction of a heroines journey through her own darkness. All the shadows are familiar, still threatening. Is there a catharsis after the breaking point? A single take thriller for the curious minded.
SERVICE (Theo Watkins)
Ted is just trying to pay for his shopping, but the shoddy self-service till and eerily elusive shop workers have other, more sinister ideas. A twisted tech-horror comedy about just how dark a customer service nightmare can get
FINLEY (J. Zachary Thurman)
“Finley” is a cheerfully energetic horror short following the shenanigans of a wooden puppet as he tries to kill a group of college kids who have moved into his house.
2.30pm – Little Terrors 3
2.30pm 88 mins £8
FIVE COURSE MEAL (James Cadden)
Mark and Jenny agree to take part in a mysterious experiment for money. Things get exceptionally messy.
OUROBOROS (Umut Utku Serbetci)
Following his beloved wife’s death, a desperate man attempts to bargain with dark powers in return for a chance of atonement, but the price is always high with magic
FIRE LIES (Dominic Hassall)
Ben returns home one night to find his housemate Chris in a state of shock, claiming to have escaped a ravenous fire devouring their home. However, as only Chris can see the apparent blaze, Ben is caught between believing his prank-loving friend and entering his possible doom.
THE HELPING HAND (Brenden Hubbard)
From the Academy Award winning team behind Curfew, The Helping Hand explores the ties between technology and a growing family. With a new baby at home, young parents adopt a hi-tech monitoring system. Will it be an answer to their woes or have they invited a monster into their home?
A MOST SAVAGE BEAST (Theo Hogben)
After a being enthralled by her favorite movie, a young woman embarks on a quest as a matchmaker after a chance meeting with two customers at her local work. She manipulates the two strangers into loving one another. After being unsuccessful with her first attempt her tactics become more aggressive and finally… terrifying.
THE DENTIST (Georgia Frances)
After postponing her routine check up for many years, Ginger Veiss fails to recognise just how far from routine her new dentist is. The film explores horror tropes through Dr Payne as he kidnaps and indoctrinates Ginger into his cult, just in time for his next victim.
WITHOUT YOU (Allan J Arcal)
On the darkest night, in between tears and sobs, Maria returns home. There, her husband and daughter and a terrible secret, await her.
BARREN (Monsieur Soeur)
A desperate and lonely woman makes a pact in order to put a child in her empty womb.
OVERKILL (Alex Montilla)
‘OverKill’ is a film with a comedic take on a familiar setup: when too-woke-for-their-own-good college kids are terrorized by an unstoppable masked killer, the final girl must outsmart him to survive. Only in this movie, the killer literally cannot be stopped (or killed).
4.30pm – Little Terrors 4
4.30pm 88mins £8
THE WIDOWER (Peter Mckeirnon)
An ageing serial killer. A youth tied up in a cellar. A hint at a larger society of killers. We soon get to see what makes The Widower ‘tick’ and what drives him to do what he does.
BOO (Rakefet Abergel)
A traumatic event forces a recovering addict to face her demons, without her worried fiancé uncovering the truth. Over the course of a rough night, Devi, 7 years sober, must make a difficult choice between who she loves and what she loves.
DEMON OF THE WATER ( Christian Tomassini)
Kanu and Kurtz are two sides of the same coin. The Water Demon tells a nightmare about the power of a migrant during his terrible crossing of the Mediterranean. A hyperbolic and psychedelic dream about the power of those who have never been able to have them, which becomes a tragedy as soon as the excess leads to the self-destruction of the protagonist.
#YOU TOO (Björn Pinxten & Jenne Decleir)
Seven men dressed in strange costumes, flee, hunted down by an army of projectiles and explosions, towards a safe house in the woods. Four of them die in their attempt. The left-overs better cover each others back to survive… because in the house there is something that devours men…
WRONG NUMBER (Tiago Teixeira)
A woman has a nightmare. What happens next will change her life forever.
ZEBRA (Peter Spann)
Two blood splattered little old ladies skulking through the bush, a real life super model, and tapioca pudding collide.
CEMETERY TALES: A TALE OF TWO SISTERS (Chris Roe)
Set in 1949, a Hollywood star mourns the loss of her beloved sister on the one year anniversary of her death. When the truth of her murder is revealed, a surprise visitor returns. Time is running out. Will justice be served? Tick tock tick tock…
6.30pm – Little Terrors 5
6.30pm 88mins £8
I AM THE DOORWAY (Simon Pearce)
A former astronaut believes himself the doorway to a terrifying alien invasion. Based on the short story by Stephen King.
NOM (Angel Hernández Suarez)
A dream trip to the entrails of immortality from the perspective of an old cyclist who starts a disturbing and cathartic odyssey with an uncertain end
WILLA (Corey Mayne)
Two lost souls, separated by a random act of violence, must find their way back to each other before time runs out.
RUNNING MAN (Chris Turner )
1991: In an attempt to escape the ghosts of his past, Fred Love convinces his mates take part in a clinical drug trial for cash. But events take a turn as the trial spirals into violent psychosis, forcing Fred to come face-to-face with the very thing he’s been running from.
GUARDIAN ANGEL (Günter Heinzel)
A rainy night.
A young couple, fast asleep after a one-night stand.
An unknown caller wakes him up.
Threatening to kill him if he doesn’t leave at once.
He ignores the menace only to learn afterwards, that it’s for real and that he won’t be the first one to be killed.
DEAD AIR (Geoff Harmer)
Dead Air is a Comedy Horror about ‘Monster Kitten’ – an all female punk rock band – who get caught up in a fight with little gremlins in a plane at 30,000ft whilst heading to the last gig of their comeback tour.
9pm – Dark Ditties: The Witching Hour
Dir: Adam Evans
9pm 83 mins UK £8
Samantha has been having nightmares about a dark figure called
Tyberius Krane. Finally seeking help after years of rejection
Samantha contacts Selwyn Parsons and Marvin La’Fantome,
the hosts of paranormal TV ‘The Witching Hour’.
Tickets booked online must be collected 15mins before showtime. Cash tickets are available for 30 mins at the box office. TICKETS ARE NON REFUNDABLE
Ticket price includes a £1.50 membership fee which entitles you to £1.50 off all further shows at the theatre for one year. The membership card will be presented with your ticket(s) at the box office, on the day.
Over 18’s only, limited access for people with disabilities, no admittance for latecomers.
Hen & Chickens Theatre
109 St Paul’s Road
London N1 2NA