Bleeding Skull, Cub and More in Killer April Cinedelphia Programming

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Philadelphia’s Cinedelphia Film Festival takes the city’s PhilMOCA (Philadelphia Museum of Contemporary Art) by legit storm this April, announcing and unfolding a month of incredible horror and genre repertory and festival programming. 

Directed and programmed by Artsploitation’s Eric Bresler, Cinedelphia boasts a lineup of films you’ll both want to see and always feel like you should’ve seen; the latter including a Paul Naschy double feature and Andy Milligan triple feature, as well as a marathon from celebrators of regional, oddball and shot-on-video horror Bleeding Skull (you must see The Soultangler). As far as contemporary, upcoming frights, two Belgian films to be released by Artsploitation get a preview: Acclaimed slasher Cub and hard edged thriller The Treatment. Also playing is Matt O’Mahoney’s fest hit, the evil hand horror-comedy Bloody Knuckles, a sampling of Matt Garrett’s frequent and stellar shorts showcase, Vivisections; and a 12-hour Best Worst Movie marathon.

Find the full rundown, below. For tickets and program details, visit Cinedelphia.

• Saturday, April 4, 8:00 PM @ Viva Video!

BLEEDING SKULL VHS MARATHON – Pre-fest marathon of VHS releases from Bleeding Skull Video! held at Ardmore’s Viva Video! rental store.  Introductions by local filmmaker Johnny Dickie, co-presented by Lunchmeat VHS Fanzine.

• Saturday, April 10, 7:30 PM @ International House

MILLIGAN MANIA! – Exhumed Films present a triple feature of Andy Milligan films presented on 35mm!  TORTURE DUNGEON (1970), BLOODTHIRSTY BUTCHERS (1970), and THE MAN WITH TWO HEADS (1972).

• Sunday, April 12, 7:30 PM

KEN DEL VECCHIO HORROR DOUBLE FEATURE – Two films from NJ-based lawyer/filmmaker Ken Del Vecchio including the controversial anti-abortion thriller THE LIFE ZONE (2011).  Del Vecchio and filmmakers in attendance.

• Tuesday, April 14, 7:30 PM

ARTSPLOITATION FILMS DOUBLE-FEATURE – Philly Premieres of two Belgian thrillers from local label Artsploitation Films: CUB (2014) and THE TREATMENT (2014).

• Wednesday, April 15, 7:30 PM @ PhilaMOCA

AS-SEEN-ON-TV CREATURE FEATURE – Exhumed Films presents a 16mm double feature of Paul Naschy horror films with vintage 1970s commercials inserted throughout!  Plus a special appearance from legendary local horror host Stella “The Maneater from Manayunk” of SATURDAY NIGHT DEAD fame! Films are THE MUMMY’S REVENGE (1973) and THE FURY OF THE WOLFMAN (1972).

• Friday, April 17, 7:30 PM

RAIDERS OF THE LOST ARK: THE ADAPTATION – Philly Premiere of the brand new complete cut of the greatest fan film of all time.  Director/star Chris Strompolos in attendance!

• Sunday, April 19, 6:30 PM

BEST OF VIVISECTIONS INTERNATIONAL HORROR SHORTS – Local filmmaker Matt Garrett presents the very best of three years’ worth of his ongoing Vivisections short flim program.

• Sunday, April 19, 8:30 PM

BAG BOY LOVER BOY – Philly Premiere of this Fantasia favorite for the adventurous; a pitch-black satire skewering classism, misogyny, and the NYC art world.

• WED, April 22, 7:30 PM

BLOODY KNUCKLES – Philly Premiere of this subversive horror comedy from Canada that is sure to bring a like-minded crowd to its feet. Big hit at Fantasia 2014.

• Saturday, April 25, 7:30 PM @ PhilaMOCA

BEST WORST MOVIE MARATHON – A 12 hour overnight movie marathon of our favorite bad movies!  Featuring a 25th Anniversary screening of TROLL 2 with a green-colored food feast, the Philly Premiere of WHITE COP, and a special Everything Is Terrible! presentation of 90s super hero classic THE SKID KID!  Plus five surprise features.

 

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