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1ST OCTOBER 2020 - ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST ANNOUNCES OCTOBER 2020 DIGITAL EDITION

 

Arrow Video FrightFest will go virtual for the second time in 2020, having taken the decision to cancel its planned physical event at the Cineworld, Leicester Square, due to continuing COVID restrictions. The forty-five feature film line-up will merge the in-cinema selection with brand new titles to provide an online festival experience from Oct 21-Oct 25.

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23RD SEPTEMBER 2020 - ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST CANCELS IN CINEMA EVENT

 

Arrow Video FrightFest will go virtual for the second time in 2020, having taken the difficult decision to cancel its planned physical event at the Cineworld, Leicester Square. due to continuing COVID restrictions making the event socially, practically and commercially untenable. The digital edition will run over the same days, from Oct 22-25 Oct, and will combine the in-cinema and proposed Halloween digital event into one online festival experience.

 

The line-up, which will include over forty films, will be announced on Thurs 1 Oct, with tickets going on sale the same day. As with the August online event, passes and individual tickets will be available.

 

21ST SEPTEMBER 2020 - ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST TEMPORARILY PAUSES TICKET SALES

 

Today the FrightFest directors have decided to pause tickets sales for the 22-25th October FrightFest event to monitor how any further potential COVID restrictions will impact an event such as ours.  We are particularly concerned about any potential 10 pm curfew and its impact on the programme as it is.

 

Updates will be posted here and on our website.

 

17TH SEPTEMBER 2020 - ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST OCTOBER 2020 ANNOUNCES LINE-UP

 

The UK’s biggest horror and fantasy film festival celebrates its 21st year with a return to the Cineworld Leicester Sq. London.  Following the cancellation of the traditional 5-day August event, Arrow Video FrightFest is back at the Cineworld Leicester Square from October 22 – 25, 2020, with a packed programme of thirty-four new features, presented over three screens.

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10TH SEPTEMBER 2020 - TRAIN TO BUSAN PRESENTS: PENINSULA TO OPEN ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST OCTOBER 2020

 

Four years after TRAIN TO BUSAN was voted the most popular FrightFest Closing Night film ever, comes the hotly anticipated stand-alone sequel, TRAIN TO BUSAN PRESENTS: PENINSULA, which will open this year’s Arrow Video FrightFest October event, courtesy of STUDIOCANAL

 

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28TH JULY 2020 - ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST ANNOUNCES AUGUST DIGITAL EDITION LINE-UP

 

The UK’s most popular horror and fantasy film festival celebrates its 21st bloody year with a special Digital edition, showcasing twenty-five films, from Thurs 27th August to Mon 31st August, including seven world premieres and sixteen UK premieres.

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6TH JULY 2020 - FRIGHTFEST LONDON DATE REVEAL

 

Arrow Video FrightFest will return to the Cineworld Leicester Square and The Prince Charles Cinema with the rearranged summer event from Thursday 22nd to Sunday 25th October 2020 inclusive. More details will be announced in early September.

 

24TH JUNE 2020 - ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST GOES VIRTUAL

 

Arrow Video FrightFest will go virtual over the August Bank Holiday, presenting up to twenty-five films from Friday 28th August to Monday 31st August inclusive.

 

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2ND JUNE 2020 - ARROW FRIGHTFEST POSTPONES 5-DAY AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY EVENT

 

Due to the continuing COVID-19 restrictions on social distancing, Arrow FrightFest’s traditional five-day event over the late  August Bank holiday weekend has been regretfully put on hold.

 

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2ND JUNE 2020 - GRAHAM HUMPHREYS REVEALS 2020 STUNNING MONSTER ART.

 

The pandemic hasn’t stopped graphic artist Graham Humphreys from creating this year’s stunning Monster art. In fact, it inspirationally reflects the extraordinary and unexpected turn of events.

 

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21ST MARCH 2020 - CORONAVIRUS AND THE ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST EVENT IN AUGUST.

 

Many FrightFesters have been in touch asking whether FrightFest will be going ahead in August. The short answer is currently we don’t know. We plan to review the situation in early June when hopefully things are more apparent, and we can then provide concrete confirmation of our plans.

 

16TH JANUARY 2020 - ARROW VIDEO FRIGHTFEST ANNOUNCES GLASGOW FILM FESTIVAL 2020 LINE-UP

 

Thirteen is lucky for some as that’s the number of new films being presented at the iconic Glasgow Film Theatre, embracing the latest genre discoveries from around the globe, spanning four continents, including one world, two European and seven UK premieres.

 

More details here

 

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