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The Soho Horror Film Festival is London's newest genre film festival; bringing a whole new slate of terror to the UK in an intimate and unqiue setting. After a sell out first year, Soho Horror Fest will return - bigger, badder and bloodier- to the Karma Sanctum Hotel on Fariday 15th, Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th November. Sometimes the sequel is the better...

For 2.5 packed days, experience an eclectic mix of horror, suspense, thriller, dark fantasy, sci-fi and the most pitch black of comedy, dilligently harvested from all corners of the globe with many of the films showing for the first time in the UK.
Soho Horror Film Festival prides itself on showing the breadth and depth of the genre; films that challenge, entertain, drop your jaw, strain your smile and redefine your boundaries.

#SweetScreams

SOHO HORROR FILM FESTIVAL 2020


Important Announcement

DUNCAN

International Premiere

Screening with COTTONMOUTH + CONSPIRACY CRUISE

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NEVER HIKE IN THE SNOW

UK Premiere

ANONYMOUS ANIMALS

London Premiere

Screening with PETER THE PENGUIN

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FRIED BARRY

London Premiere

Screening with KARAOKE NIGHT

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15 THINGS YOU DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT BIGFOOT

European Premiere

Screening with SASQUATCHES CAMPFIRE STORIES + THERES A GORILLA IN THE CLOSET

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RED SCREENING

London Premiere

Screening with THORNS

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SUNSET ON THE RIVER STYX

International Premiere

Screening with TEETHING + FIRST NIGHT

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ANYTHING FOR JACKSON

London Premiere

Screening with MOURN

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UNCLE PECKERHEAD

UK Premiere

Screening with BOULETTES + NIGHTMARE ON CHOCOLATE

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I BLAME SOCIETY

UK Premiere

Screening with MEGAN, 26 + THE FOURTH WALL

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HOSPITAL DUMPSTER DIVERS

UK Premiere

CYST

UK Theatrical Premiere

+ CENTRAL DENTAL + FLICK

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THE PALE DOOR

UK Theatrical Premiere

Screening with THE LONG WALK BACK

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DEATH DROP GORGEOUS

European Premiere

Screening with STUCK + COMING OUT

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THE OLD MAN MOVIE

UK Premiere

Screening with THE DEVIL'S ASSHOLE + FUCKING GHOSTS!

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Donate


£ 15

Donation Amount

The Team


Charlie Steeds

Director

Charlie is the director/producer of indie British horror films Escape From Cannibal Farm, The House of Violent Desire and The Barge People, made through his production company Dark Temple Motion Pictures.

Mitch Harrod

Programmer / Director

Mitch Harrod is a dyed in the wool horror fan. His first words out of the womb were "What's your damage, Heather?" ... He's gone on to write, edit and produce horror short films and writes press for Halloween haunt attractions. Mitch loves Horror more than Lorelai Gilmore loves Christmas

Barrington De La Roche

Founder

Barrington is an actor, artist and co-founder of performance art company Dark Theatre. He describes himself as a dark magician, has had many conversations with the devil, has the ability to contact the dead and enjoys yoga and gardening

Contact


  • Karma Sanctum Hotel, 20 Warwick St, Soho, London W1B 5NF, UK
  • Karma Sanctum Hotel

FESTIVAL AWARDS - JURY & AUDIENCE


Past Programmes [2018 Lineup]


BOO!

(International Premiere)

+ THE HELSINKI MANSPLAINING MASSACRE

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FRAMED

(London Premiere)

+ MONSTAGRAM

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Queer Fears Showcase

(UK Premiere)

Feat. THE QUIET ROOM, PYOTR495, THE SERMON, UNTO DEATH...

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LUZ

(London Premiere)

Headline of Queer Fears Gala

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VIDAR THE VAMPIRE

(UK Premiere)

+ SANG PAPIER

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WINTERSKIN

(World Premiere)

+ OSCAR'S BELL

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DEMENTIA PART II

(Special Preview)

+ WHAT METAL GIRLS ARE INTO

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BONG OF THE LIVING DEAD

(European Premiere)

+ THE BLOODY BALLAD OF SQUIRT REYNOLDS + TATER

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INVOLUTION

(UK Premiere)

+ I AM THE DOORWAY

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INNER GHOSTS

(European Premiere)

+ POST MORTEM MARY

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ALL THE CREATURES WERE STIRRING

(UK Premiere)

+ ONCE BITTEN

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TRAUMA

(UK Premiere)

+ GOODNIGHT GRACIE

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ROCK STEADY ROW

(Closing Gala)

+ PROCEEDS OF CRIME + LUNCH LADIES + HOLY FUCK

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Past ProgrammeS [2019 Lineup]


14 Features. 16 Shorts. 30 new pairs of pants needed.

DREAMLAND

(UK Premiere)

Screening with PEOPLING

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DEATH TO METAL

(International Premiere)

Screening with VINYL DESTINATION + BRUTAL REALTY

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ATTACK OF THE DEMONS

(UK Premiere)

Screening with DEAD AIR

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AN ENGLISH HAUNTING

(World Premiere)

Screening with MIDNIGHT

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Puppets Picnic Presents FINLEY

(UK Premiere)

ITSY BITSY

(UK Premiere)

Screening with THE FORTUNE TELLER

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SATOR

(UK Premiere)

Screening with SATANIC PANIC '87

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Z

(UK Premiere)

Screening with NO ONE WILL EVER BELIEVE YOU

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SCARE PACKAGE

(Special Preview)

Screening with GHOST TURD + THE MUFFIN MAN

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SWING LOW

(European Premiere)

Screening with CRITICAL HIT!

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PUNTO MUERTO

(UK Premiere)

Screening with THE FOG VS THE MIST

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ARTIK

(London Premiere)

Screening with IN SOUND WE LIVE FOREVER

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SCREAM, QUEEN: MY NIGHTMARE ON ELM ST

(Special Preview)

Screening with KILLER DATE + PENANCE

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BLOOD MACHINES

(London Premiere)

Screening with CROP DUST

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TAMMY + THE T-REX: THE GORE CUT

(UK Premiere)

Screening with WE GOT A MONKEYS PAW

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Past ProgrammeS [Sohome May 2020]


STAY HOME

STAY SAFE

STAY SCARED

We are delighted to announce a new beast, some COVIDeo Nasties if you will, coming to a screen (very) near you this Saturday May 9th. 4 brand new fear inducing feature films and shorts, exclusively for Soho Horror Fest, and streamed straight to your home.

THE LAKE VAMPIRE

+ BOYS CLUB

WITCHSTARS

+ DEAD TEENAGER SEANCE

EVERY TIME I DIE

+ EL LLIBRE + MOST STEPS EVER

The SoHard Horror Quiz

Ft PRIZES

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FINLEY

+ SELFIE STICK + RATTLE

CHESTERSBERG

+ NEST + ALLERGIC OVERREACTION

Past ProgrammeS [Sohome Pride 2020]


THE FEAR OF LOOKING UP

+ THE PAIN WITHIN US + UNUSUAL ATTACHMENT

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Queer Fears Showcase

ESTIGMA + CONVERSION THERAPIST + INNOCENT BOY + LABRYS

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Nicholas Vince presents ............ I AM MONSTERS

An exclusive performance of an extract from Nicholas's one man show

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AFTER DARK

+ THIRST TRAP + TEA PARTIES ARE FOR BABIES

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DAVID'S SECRET

+ JEREMIAH

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KILLER UNICORN

+ DEMONS + A HALLOWEEN TRICK

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Past Programmes [SOHOME HORROR PART III]


BAD CANDY

UK Premiere

Screening with BACKWARD CREEP + MILK TEETH

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DEAD

Special Preview

Screening with COUNCIL HOUSE & VIOLENT

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HOSTWatch

Special Event

Screening with a showcase of Lockdown Shorts

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DANNI & THE VAMPIRE

UK Premiere

Screening with LIVIN AFTER MIDNIGHT

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MEDUSA: QUEEN OF THE SERPENTS

World Premiere

Screening with SNAKE DICK + GRISLY GIRLS

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THE RETURNED

Special Preview

Screening with BEHIND THE DOOR + MATEO

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SURVIVAL SKILLS

Special Preview

Screening with LITTLE WILLY + IT CAME FROM THE 80S

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Strong Language & Violent Scenes LIVE Podcast

Special Live Event

DEATH TO METAL

Director's Cut Premiere

Screening with FIRST BITE + MELVIN & THE MICROPHONE + AT THE EDGE OF THE NIGHT

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THE QUIET REVOLUTION: STATE, SOCIETY & THE CANADIAN HORROR FILM

UK Premiere

Screening with REGRET

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BLEED WITH ME

Special Preview

Screening with SLEEP TIGHT

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#HORRORISQUEER Showcase

A Cabaret of short films and guests from the best in Queer Horror

THRESHOLD

UK Premiere

Screening with THE RULE OF THREE

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ILL: THE FINAL CONTAGIUM

UK Premiere

Screening with MORBUS

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RE-ELECTED

European Premiere

Screening with DOWNS OF THE DEAD + UNHOLY MOLE'

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Festival Schedule

PAST PROGRAMMES [SOHOHO HORROR FEST]


GREMLINS: A PUPPET STORY

UK Premiere

Screening with GREMLINS: RECALL + LOWER WORLD

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JULEBLOD

UK Premiere

Screening with NAUGHTY + DONNA & VIXEN

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-Secret Film-

??

Screening with LANDGRAVES

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SANTA JAWS

UK Premiere

+ THE PREDATOR HOLIDAY SPECIAL + LA ULTIMA NAVIDAD DE UNIVERSO

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Strong Language & Violent Scenes LIVE!

Talking ELVES (1989)

SoHoHo Horror Fest Secret Santa Party

Yuletide Ghost Story Readings

ANNA & THE APOCALYPSE Cast & Crew Live Commentary

WITNESS INFECTION

UK Premiere

Screening with NO THANK YOU

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WINTERSKIN

Ghost from Soho Past

Screening with FEAR OF THE WOODS

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THIRST

UK Premiere

Screening with THE HELSINKI MANSPLAINING MASSACRE

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DEATHCEMBER

Special Preview

Closing Gala

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Festival Schedule & Information

Volunteer


We're looking for dedicated volunteers to help keep the festival gears turning; from ticketing, to handling merchandise, to ensuring our horror hungry audience is happy.
Volunteering hours can be between 18:00-23:00 on Friday 15th, 10:00-00:00 on Saturday 16th and 10:00-22:00 on Sunday 17th.