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Saturday, October 31 • 11:00am - Sunday, November 1 • 6:00am
A Very Scary Sleepover: Wes Craven's Halloween Nightmare

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Join the Philadelphia FIlm Society and co-presenter The Awesome Fest as we pay homage to the late writer and director Wes Craven during A VERY SCARY SLEEPOVER: WES CRAVEN’S HALLOWEENNIGHTMARE.

Reminding audiences why they should be scared of the dark, Wes Craven’s career began in the early 1970s with THE LAST HOUSEON THE LEFT and THE HILLS HAVE EYES. An anchor and icon ofthe contemporary horror genre, Craven is responsible for bringing serial killer Freddy Krueger to life in 1984’s A NIGHTMARE ON ELMSTREET, which has since provoked eight sequels including a remakein 2010. During the 1990s and 2000s, Craven is most remembered for unhinging audiences with SCREAM and its three sequels.

This fright-fest marathon runs from the morning of Saturday,October 31 through the wee hours of Sunday, November 1, and features seven titles from the NIGHTMARE franchise plus four otherunforgettable, unnerving classics. Scared you won’t stay awake? Ox Coffee will be in the lobby offering complimentary coffee from Stumptown Coffee Roasters to get you through the night!

TIME CHANGE - Due to the end of Daylight Savings Time, Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare will screen at 1:20AM (formerly 2:20 AM) and New Nightmare will screen at 2:55AM (formerly 3:55 AM) on November 1.

ADMISSION
This special event is Free with your Festival Badge.
$25 General Admission, $20 PFS & FringeArts Members

Features
avatar for Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

DIRECTOR: Rachel TalalayCAST: Robert Englund, Lisa Zane, Shon Greenblatt, Ricky Dean Logan, Breckin Meyer, Johnny Depp, Tom Arnold, Roseanne BarrLANGUAGE: EnglishCOUNTRY: USAYEAR: 1991LENGTH: 89 min
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Hills Have Eyes, The

The follow-up to the genre-defining Last House on the Left features a road trip gone wrong when the Carter family becomes the targets of murdering savages while stranded in the Nevada desert. | | DIRECTOR: Wes Craven | CAST: Suze Lanier-Bramlett, Robert Houston, John Steadman | LANGUAGE: English | COUNTRY: USA | YEAR: 1977 | LENGTH: 89 min
avatar for Last House on the Left, The

Last House on the Left, The

Inspired by Ingmar Begman’s The Virgin Spring, Wes Craven’s debut film finds 17-year-olds Mari and her friend Phyllis falling into the clutches of escaped convicts while trying to score drugs before a concert. After murdering the two, the killers descend upon Mari’s home with hopes of continuing the menace, but her parents have other plans. Remember the tagline, “It’s only a movie.”DIRECTOR: Wes CravenCAST: Sandra Peabody, Lucy... Read More →
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New Nightmare

DIRECTOR: Wes CravenCAST: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Jeff DavisLANGUAGE: EnglishCOUNTRY: USAYEAR: 1994LENGTH: 112 min
avatar for Nightmare on Elm Street 2, A: Freddy's Revenge

Nightmare on Elm Street 2, A: Freddy's Revenge

DIRECTOR: Jack SholderCAST: Robert Englund, Mark Patton, Kim MyersLANGUAGE: EnglishCOUNTRY: USAYEAR: 1985LENGTH: 87 min
avatar for Nightmare on elm Street 3, A: Dream Warriors

Nightmare on elm Street 3, A: Dream Warriors

DIRECTOR: Chuck RussellCAST: Heather Langenkamp, Robert Englund, Craig WassonLANGUAGE: EnglishCOUNTRY: USAYEAR: 1987LENGTH: 96 min
avatar for Nightmare on Elm Street 4, A: The Dream Master

Nightmare on Elm Street 4, A: The Dream Master

DIRECTOR: Renny HarlinCAST: Robert Englund, Rodney Eastman, John BeckmanLANGUAGE: EnglishCOUNTRY: USAYEAR: 1988LENGTH: 93 min
avatar for Nightmare on Elm Street 5, A: The Dream Child

Nightmare on Elm Street 5, A: The Dream Child

DIRECTOR: Stephen HopkinsCAST: Robert Englund, Lisa Wilcox, Kelly Jo MinterLANGUAGE: EnglishCOUNTRY: USAYEAR: 1989LENGTH: 89 min
avatar for Nightmare on Elm Street, A

Nightmare on Elm Street, A

DIRECTOR: Wes CravenCAST: Heather Langenkamp, Johnny Depp, Robert EnglundLANGUAGE: EnglishCOUNTRY: USAYEAR: 1984LENGTH: 91 min
avatar for People Under the Stairs, The

People Under the Stairs, The

In this oddball, wild horror of a film, a young resident of a rundown apartment attempts to avoid eviction by recruiting a burglar to assist him in stealing from the evil, wealthy landlords. What they find in the landlords’ home under the stairs is a shocking twist that unravels their entire heist and begins a night from hell. | | DIRECTOR: Wes Craven | CAST: Brandon Quintin Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie | LANGUAGE: English | COUNTRY... Read More →
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Scream

The revolutionary meta-horror film that introduced the world to the iconic Ghostface remains a crowning-achievement in Craven’s filmography. Young, prude Sidney Prescott must navigate the harsh world of high school while avoiding a serial killer on the loose that may have ties to her late mother’s murder.DIRECTOR: Wes CravenCAST: Neve Campbell, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Skeet Ulrich, Rose McGowan, Matthew LillardLANGUAGE: EnglishCOUNTRY... Read More →



Saturday October 31, 2015 11:00am - Sunday November 1, 2015 6:00am
Prince Theater