Dark Star Pictures to Host FREE Virtual Film Festival

Los Angeles-based Dark Star Pictures and horror leader Bloody Disgusting will host a groundbreaking weekend event from Friday, January 22nd to Sunday, January 24th, 2021, celebrating the distributor’s most recent international genre offerings. The lineup will feature selections from Sundance, Fantasia, Nightstream, and Cinepocalypse, including PVT CHAT, Koko-Di Koko-Da, Jumbo, Attack of the Demons, Dirty God, and Climate of the Hunter.

PVT CHAT courtesy Meghan Mihalchick 2020

The festival will lead up to an announcement and special one-time-only secret screening of the latest acquisition from Dark Star Pictures and Bloody Disgusting new collaborative brand. The secret screening will be available on the screening portal on Saturday, January 23rd for 24 hours.

Tickets are available for free on a first come, first served basis and can be obtained by RSVPing through ticketing links on darkstarpics.com. The films will be screened on Eventive, supporting many different web browsers and with dedicated apps available on Apple TV & Roku devices. The features can also be streamed directly to your television via Chromecast.

Dark Star Pictures and Bloody Disgusting recently partnered on their first acquisition on the backwoods horror film Honeydew starring Sawyer Spielberg in his feature acting debut. Described as an A24 film meets Texas Chainsaw Massacre, the slasher was written and directed by Devereux Milburn.  Dark Star and Bloody Disgusting plan to release the film in theaters March 2021, with a VOD/Digital release and DVD to follow in April.

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