H. P. Lovecraft's Birthday Party!

Saturday August 18th & Sunday August 19th

The Film Showcase

The Rock & Roll Show

The Gaming Convention


Saturday, August 18th from 1pm to 6pm at The Blinding Light!!! Cinema we present 
some of the finest independent H. P. Lovecraft cinematic adaptations. 

There will be two lineups, the first show is at 1:30pm and the second is at 4pm. 

Cost is $5 for one show or $8 for both.

Some of these films were featured at the 1999 H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival North (also at Blinding Light!!!) but we have quite a few new offerings this year. Here is the schedule (see below for individual film descriptions):

Lineup #1 - 1:30pm

My Necronomicon
The Outsider
From Beyond
Cool Air

Lineup #2 - 4:00 pm

The Canal
H.P. Lovecraft's Nyarlathotep
The Hound
Return to Innsmouth
Out of Mind

Cool Air (1999 B.Moore)
Much-anticipated adaptation of the short story of the same name that was scheduled to air at the HPLFilm Festival North in 1999, this 50 minute short film didn't make it across the border from California in time. Don't miss it this time.

H.P. Lovecraft's Nyarlathotep (2001 C.Matzke)
Adapted from the short story of the same name. Canadian premiere. 15 minutes.

The Canal (2000 R.Corben)
Heavy Metal comic book artist Richard Corben's second foray into Lovecraft animated films. Based on an excerpt from the sonnet cycle The Fungi From Yuggoth. 4 minutes..

From Beyond (1999 R.Fugger)
Based on the short story of the same name, this 22 minute short was also filmed in Chilliwack and stars Jordan Pratt from The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets. Make sure you see his performance at the Cobalt after the movies.

Return to Innsmouth (1999 A.Vanek)
Based on the story The Shadow Over Innsmouth. Creature designed and performed by Toren Atkinson of The Darkest of the Hillside Thickets. 30 minutes

My Necronomicon (A Vanek)
Fan favourite. 3 minutes.

The Hound (1997 A.Reed)
Adapted from the story of the same name. 22 minutes

The Outsider (1994 A.Vanek)
Based on the short story of the same name. 8 minutes.

Out of Mind: The Stories of H.P. Lovecraft (1998 R. Saint-Jean)
An excellent Canadian production, half-documentary, half fiction. With an outstanding performance by Christopher Heyerdahl as HPL himself. 45 minutes

read a review of Vancouver's last Lovecraft film festival

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36 Powell Street   Vancouver, BC CANADA V6A 1E7
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NighTerror.com is pleased to announce that we will be giving away a region free DVD copy of Stuart Gordon and Brian Yuzna's classic film Re-Animator in honor of HP Lovecraft's birthday. All you have to do is answer one simple little question, and if you get it right we'll enter your name into a draw for this must-have DVD. The contest will end on August 18th, 2001 - so get out there and tell all your friends! Everyone is invited to enter at http//nighterror.com

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