The Toronto After Dark Film Festival has unveiled its exciting 2017 lineup. Running from October 12th to 20th, the festival’s slate of feature films and shorts are guaranteed to entertain genre fans of every variety. Here is what is playing at the festival this year:
MY FRIEND DAHMER
Based on the acclaimed Graphic Novel of the same name, Jeffrey Dahmer struggles with a difficult family life as a boy. During his teenage years, he slowly transforms and edges closer to becoming a serial killer.
SIXTY MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT
On New Year’s Eve 1999 a construction worker suddenly finds himself starring on a TV Game Show that kills its contestants!
The dead corpse of a swamp-dwelling serial killer is brought back to life to embark on a new killing spree! Starring the iconic Kane Hodder (Friday the 13th)
CULT OF CHUCKY
The infamous killer doll Chucky returns to terrorize his latest victims at an asylum for the criminally insane! Exclusive Canadian Theatrical Screening with Director, Select Cast & Crew and Chucky himself in attendance for a Q&A with fans!
Honed from childhood to be an elite assassin, Sook-hee embarks on a journey of violence and revenge to earn her freedom and escape her past.
A tough-as-nails detective (THE PURGE’s Frank Grillo) embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a nightmarish alien spacecraft that threatens to destroy the world. Iko Uwais (star of THE RAID) lends an alien fighting hand in this sci-fi action spectacular not to be missed!
‘Rectify’ star Adelaide Clemens stars in this creepy psychological thriller about a young woman searching for her missing twin sister.
During World War One a group of allied soldiers are sent on a secret mission behind German lines to destroy a chilling new biological weapon that transforms humans into something far more deadly!
Three teens on a cabin getaway end up in the fight of their lives when they discover that their mysterious neighbour is harbouring a house full of zombies!
Mayhem and bloodshed ensues when a group of British Vampires meet at a countryside house to decide the newest addition to their group!
Two young women Lily and Hannah try to track down the source of chilling nightly screams they keep hearing in their neighbourhood. What they discover is terrifying. World premiere.
Trapped in a quarantined office building full of employees infected with a rabid virus, a young co-worker (The Walking Dead’s Steven Yuen) is forced to fight tooth and nail for his life.
Set in the near future: after discovering the dark secrets of a sinister corporation that is involved in the highest levels of government, a brother and sister find themselves on the run from a robotic killer police force that now roams the streets.
GAME OF DEATH
Seven friends go on a killing spree to keep their heads from exploding in a vicious game of death!
A serial killer and her next victim end up in a cat and mouse relationship in this horror thriller full of dark twists.
After they receive a mysterious video message from an old friend, two brothers go in search of the creepy commune they escaped from when they were teenagers.
In this Quentin Tarantinoesque crime thriller, the sordid lives of an addict, an ex-con and a masked wrestler collide when an organ harvesting caper goes very, very wrong.
After witnessing a chilling new serial killer at work, a young kick-boxer teams up with an older police officer to try and track down the murderer before she becomes his next victim.
THE TRAGEDY GIRLS
Two murder-obsessed teen girls kidnap a serial killer and force him to be their mentor. Before long, their killing spree sends their small town and high school into a panic and becomes national news.
SHORTS AFTER DARK
A showcase of 10 of the best new horror, sci-fi, action and cult short films from around the world!
Keep an eye on the Toronto After Dark website for ticket information and showtimes.