Northeast Pennsylvania loves horror and celebrates the season with a variety of different events and a love for haunted attractions. This year Electroshock Horror is proud to announce our partnership with the 2017 “NEPA Horror Film Festival.”
The 2017 “NEPA Horror Film Festival” will be held at the Iron Horse Movie Bistro, in downtown Scranton. Thirteen movies will be featured and tickets ($13.00) and preorders for t-shirts featuring the artwork of Cera Kelly (http://cerakelly.tumblr.com/) are on sale now on the events Facebook page. Food specials will be available and alcohol will be served for guests 21 and over.
The “NEPA Horror Film Festival” launched in October of 2015 with an event called “13 Short Films” at River Street Jazz Cafe in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. The event was free and screened horror films from all around the world, including three locally made films. It was a successful event with over 100 attendees.
Since then, the festival has done a handful of screenings at Ale Mary’s at the Bittenbender in Scranton, Pennsylvania, specializing in screening shot-on-video low-budget cult classics from the 1980s and 1990s.Some of the feature-length films we have screened include John Wintergate’s Boardinghouse (1982), Todd Todd Sheets’s Zombie Bloodbath (1993), Todd Jason Cook’s Death Metal Zombies (1995), John and Mark Polonia’s Feeder’s 2: Slay Bells (1998),
Austin Bosley’s Dismembering Christmas (2015), and Ryan Logsdon’s Agoni (2015). This 2016 event be comprised of film screenings, vendor tables, stand-up comedy, Q&A panels, and even celebrity guests.