Arrow Video FrightFest 2018

23rd - 27th August 2018

The dark heart of cinema takes over Leicester Square this August Bank Holiday weekend.

London’s most popular horror and genre film festival returns for a 19th year, bringing over 60 national and international premieres to the Cineworld Leicester Square and the Prince Charles Cinema. From crowd-pleasing slashers to insightful docs and insanely twisted thrillers, FrightFest is one of the biggest fan-driven festivals of the year!

Galas & Special Events

All the best interactive events and opening and closing night fun:

In Competition

The go-to narrative features battling it out for the top prize:

Documentary Competition

The must-see docs going toe-to-toe:

Debut Features

The first-time features from some of the world's must-watch indie talent:

British Indies

Essential home-grown treats from Britain's finest:

Hidden Gems

Essential indies from the festival’s Discovery section:

Twisted Thrillers

Expect the unexpected in these thrilling entries:

Supernatural Shockers

Ghosts, ghouls and assorted things that go bump in the night:

London’s most popular horror and genre film festival returns for a 19th year, bringing over 60 national and international premieres to the Cineworld Leicester Square and the Prince Charles Cinema. From crowd-pleasing slashers to insightful docs and insanely twisted thrillers, FrightFest is one of the biggest fan-driven festivals of the year!

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