UK Festival News: Grimm Up North announce full line-up for Grimmfest 2012

Posted on August 29, 2012 by Ben No Comments

by Ben Bussey

As attendees of FrightFest the 13th slowly attempt to re-integrate into everyday reality (and believe me, it can be a stretch), here comes more UK horror film fest news to ensure there’s no rest for the wicked. The full list of screenings for Grimmfest, the major annual event from Manchester’s Grimm Up North, has now been announced, beginning with a special preview night on Wednesday 3rd October in Stockport (featuring two of the most celebrated films of FrightFest 2012), followed by four nights taking over two screens of Manchester’s Dancehouse Theatre.

Here’s how it breaks down:

Wednesday Plaza Super Cinema, Stockport

7.10pm – 8.40pm AMERICAN MARY
9.00pm – 10.50pm SINISTER

Thursday Festival Line-Up Schedule

Main Theatre
6.40pm – 8.15pm COMEDOWN
8.15pm – 8.35pm COMEDOWN Q+A
8.40 pm – 10.10pm COCKNEYS VS ZOMBIES
10.10pm –10.30pm COCKNEYS Q+A
10.40pm –12.20pm SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE

Friday Festival Line-Up Schedulue

7.00pm – 9.30pm NIGHTBREED: CABAL CUT
9.30pm – 10.00pm NIGHTBREED Q+A
10.00pm – 11.30pm SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE

Saturday Festival Line-Up Schedule

11.00am – 12.35pm HOUSE HUNTING
12.45pm – 2.10pm WAKE UP AND DIE
2.20pm – 3.50pm THE DEVIL RIDES OUT
3.50pm – 4.20pm THE DEVIL RIDES OUT Q+A
4.30pm – 6.10pm BEFORE DAWN THE OTHER SIDE (Short)
6.10pm – 6.40pm BEFORE DAWN Q+A
8.30pm – 8.50pm AOTW (Q+A)
8.50pm – 10.25pm SURPRISE FILM
10.35pm – 12.20pm CURSED BASTARDS

Sunday Festival Line-Up Schedule

11.00am-12.40pm TWISTED
12.55pm – 2.25pm BASKET CASE
2.40pm – 4.10pm BELOW ZERO
4.10pm – 4.30pm BELOW ZERO Q&A
4.45pm – 6.10pm RITES OF SPRING
6.25pm – 7.25pm HIM IN DOORS + Q&A
7.35pm – 8.30pm SHORT FILM SHOW CASE
8.30pm – 10.00pm STITCHES
10.00pm STITCHES Q+A

On top of this, from Saturday there’s a second screen open, offering a few opportunities to catch SOME GUY WHO KILLS PEOPLE again, plus THE ESCHATRILOGY, CRAWL and HATE CRIME.

Having caught some of these at FrightFest, I can attest that Stitches is great fun and Nightbreed: the Cabal Cut (discussed in my festival report) is definitely worth a look, and of course I hear nothing but good things about American Mary, Some Guy Who Kills People and Cockneys Vs Zombies (look out for review of that one here soon), so I daresay Grimmfest 2012 is well worth a look. Manchester in the area, and so on.

For more info (including full list of special guests) and to book tickets visit the Grimm Up North site.


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