Texas Frightmare Weekend Announces 2019 Film Festival

Texas Frightmare is arguably the biggest horror convention America. In terms of size, reputation, and prestige, they’re top shelf when it comes to the horror biz. Well, Frightmare 2019 looks to be no different and is wowing audiences with their 2019 Film Festival. Check the deets below and prepare to have one hell of a dazzling time in Texas this May!


Texas Frightmare Weekend Presented by Arrow Video is back this May 3-5, 2019 at the Hyatt Regency DFW Airport. Now celebrating its 14th terrifying year and continuing their wildly popular free film festival to all TFW pass holders! Fourteen (14) feature films and eleven (11) short films will be screening from Arrow Video, Wild Eye Releasing, Millman Productions and several indie companies all weekend long. 

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In The Dead Center a hospital psychiatrist's own sanity is pushed to the edge when a frightened amnesiac patient insists that he has died and brought something terrible back from the other side. Presented by Arrow Video and followed by a Q&A with director Billy Senese.

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WORLD PREMIERE! Dolls - A struggling children's book author and his rebellious teenage daughter move into a house they've inherited and find mysterious dolls in the attic. The father and daughter soon learn that the dolls have a sinister - and deadly - past. Starring Dee Wallace.

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TEXAS PREMIERE! The Child Remains - An expectant couple's intimate weekend turns to terror as they discover their secluded country inn is a haunted maternity home where infants and mothers were murdered.

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Amazon Hot Box - An innocent college student is tossed into a jungle hellhole where she must fight for her life against an evil wardress, psycho inmates, voodoo experiments and the incredible torture machine.

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Ghost in the Graveyard - The dead ghost of a little girl comes back to haunt the two girls that witnessed her death in a game of “Ghost in the Graveyard 1,2,3…” But Why? The small town comes under the thumb of a dead girl, little Martha, in this haunting supernatural thriller from writer director Charlie Comparetto.

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Reborn - A stillborn baby girl is brought back to life by a morgue attendant using electrokinetic power. On her sixteenth birthday she escapes her captor and sets out to find her birth mother leaving a trail of destruction behind her. Starring Barbara Crampton

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The VelociPastor - Followed by a Q&A with producer Jesse Gouldsbury, star Gregory James Cohan and writer/director Brendan Steere. After a devastating family tragedy, a priest travels to China to find deeper spirituality, but instead is endowed with an ancient ability that allows him to turn into a dinosaur. At first, he is horrified by his newfound superpower, but a local prostitute convinces him to use his newfound gift to fight evil - and ninjas. Presented by Wild Eye Releasing

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Framed - On Alex’s farewell party with his friends, three strange invaders will kidnap them with the only goal of playing twisted mortal games while they stream it, turning all this insane torture into a viral show.Framed brings together the most common classic horror-film features (with an eye on “home invasion movies”) with the unstoppable rise of newest social media networks. A trend that’s changing the society and specially the way we relate to others. Framed is a dark glimpse with touches of black humour into this excess and overuse of social media by a part of society totally abandoned to viralness.

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I’ll Take Your Dead - Followed by a Q&A with director Chad Archibald. William has a simple job: he makes dead bodies disappear. This isn’t something he likes to or even wants to do, but through circumstances out of his control, his little farm house in the country has become a dumping ground for the casualties of the gang-related murders in the nearby city. His daughter Gloria has become used to rough looking men dropping off corpses and is even convinced that some of them are haunting their house. After a woman’s body is dumped at the house, William begins his meticulous process when he realizes she’s not actually dead. As the gang activity increases, William patches the woman up and holds her against her will until he can figure out what to do. As they begin to develop a very unusual respect for each other, the woman’s murderers get word that she’s still alive and make plan to go finish what they started.

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The Bray Road Beast - In their seventh film, Small Town Monsters takes you on an in-depth exploration of the real-life werewolf/dogman phenomenon, which spans from the eerie back roads of Wisconsin to the fields and villages of Europe where sightings of upright canids date back centuries. Is there more to these sightings than simple misidentifications of known animals or a hidden species of wolf?  Join director Seth Breedlove and narrator Lyle Blackburn as they explore the possibilities in this award-winning documentary feature film.Followed by a Q&A with Lyle Blackburn

Arrow Video presents all new restorations of three classic films

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The Prey: Followed by a Q&A with Lori Lethin, Carel Stuycken and Jackson Bostwick. Six campers jaunt off to North Point, where they're promptly stalked and killed by a ghoulish man who ultimately is just looking for a little love. 

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The Child: A newly hired house-keeper in a secluded area is alarmed to discover that her boss's eleven-year-old daughter is using her supernatural powers to take revenge on the people she holds responsible for her mother's death, with the aid of her flesh-eating zombie 'friends'.

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Trapped Alive: A sheriff's deputy, some escaped prisoners and two young girls find themselves trapped in a mine shaft where a cannibalistic mutant is hunting them for food.

PLUS! A completely SECRET SCREENING of an unreleased film!

Two separate short film blocks will also be featured on Friday and Saturday. 

Texas Frightmare Weekend is presented by Arrow Video. Now celebrating its 14th year, the event takes place annually in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex. True to its motto, “The Southwest’s Premier Horror Convention”, our goal is to provide fans with an unrivaled experience by celebrating all aspects of genre films. Texas Frightmare Weekend hosts celebrity appearances, autograph signings, screenings, exclusive parties and horror memorabilia vendors from all over the country. The event is also extremely proud to have featured the rising talents of many Texas “Frightmakers” in screenings, panel discussions and Q & A’s.

This year’s guests include Tim Curry, Sam Raimi, Robert Englund, Bruce Campbell, Meat Loaf and more. Tickets, a full guest list and more are available at www.texasfrightmareweekend.com.