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3rd Annual Ax Wound Film Festival


Date & Time: 
Repeats every day until Sat Nov 18 2017 .
Nov 17 2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Nov 18 2017 - 8:00pm - 10:00pm

2017 Ax Wound Film Festival AWFF Ushers in its Third Year With a Larger Celebration of Women Horror Filmmakers and the Horror Community!

The Ax Wound Film Festival (AWFF) is back with an expanded roster of thrilling and mind-expansive horror films from women filmmakers across the globe.

This year, AWFF will offer two days of over 45 short films, a filmmaker-in-attendance Q&A, and engaging presentations from leading women horror writers, artists, and directors, all at the Hooker-Dunham Theatre & Gallery in downtown Brattleboro, Vermont beginning on Friday, November 17th at 7:30PM with a filmmaker reception and the first round of shorts starting at 8:00PM and Saturday, November 18th, doors will open at 10:00AM for an all-day affair. The entire event is $20.00 with individual event prices for film blocks and sub-events at $10.00. Students who present valid ID get 50% off their purchase. Badges and/or passes will be available to buy at the door. Anyone who buys a badge or pass will receive one free month of the increasingly popular streaming service for horror fans, Shudder.

The Ax Wound Film Festival continues to grow in both interest and popularity with an eclectic program that everyone from film buffs to filmmakers will love. Alison Lang, author of Rue Morgue Library’s Women With Guts issue will be leading a discussion on “Horror in the Trumpian Era,” artist Cassandra Sechler will host a video workshop on how to create gory special effects, Jay Kay of Horror Happens Radio is back to facilitate his own brand of ‘Inside The Filmmakers Studio’ with a Q&A session, Brooklyn-based media company 4Mile Circus will be broadcasting live with a discussion about how filmmakers can utilize trans/ crossmedia, and the crowdfunding platform Seed&Spark will be represented by filmmaker Christina Raia with a workshop on how crowdfunding can be a step towards building a filmmaking career.


About Ax Wound Film Festival


One of the Top 100 best reviewed festivals on FilmFreeway and described as fostering a “strong sense of community,” the Ax Wound Film Festival is an annual event showcase for women who write and/or direct films within the horror genre. Ax Wound is a part of the grassroots movement towards equitable opportunities for women from all walks of life in the entertainment industry. The festival offers additional programming with panels, discussions, and networking opportunities in order to turn conversation into action.


Ax Wound Film Festival and Ax Wound—the official Women in Horror Month blog—are subsidiaries of Women in Horror Month (http://www.womeninhorrormonth.com). Women in Horror Month (WiHM) is an international, grassroots initiative, which encourages supporters to learn about and showcase the underrepresented work of women in the horror industries.


Email: axwoundfilmfestival@gmail.com 

Website: http://awff.womeninhorrormonth.com/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AxWoundFilmFestival/ 

Twitter: https://twitter.com/AxWoundFilmFest 

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/axwoundfilmfestival/


Location

Hooker-Dunham Theater & Gallery
139 Main Street
Brattleboro, VT
United States
42° 51' 10.6776" N, 72° 33' 29.1816" W
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