In anticipation of the Canadian theatrical release of occult thriller The Heretics, A71 Entertainment and Black
Fawn Distribution have released a terrifying new scene!

The Heretics tells the pagan tale of Gloria (Nina Kiri – Let Her Out, TV’s The Handmaid’s Tale), a young girl who is abducted by a troubled man (Ry Barrett – The Drownsman, The Demolisher) who claims that a cult is hunting her down. His goal is to protect her until sunrise but, while restrained, Gloria falls deathly ill. While her friends and family desperately search for her, the source of her illness becomes more apparent. She’s not sick…she’s changing.

Watch the exclusive clip, below!



A notorious cult kidnaps a young girl and sacrifices themselves by the light of the locust moon. The next morning the girl awakes, caked in dried blood and surrounded by corpses but safe – or so she thinks.

Years later, the locust moon is about to rise again, and the girl is captured once more by a surviving member of the cult. She is taken to a remote cabin, where she learns that a demon has been growing inside of her all these years, and before the dawn it will rise.

Directed by Chad Archibald (Bite, The Drownsman), produced by Black Fawn Films (Antisocial, The Sublet, Let Her Out) and executive produced and distributed worldwide by Breakthrough Entertainment. The Heretics has been heating up the festival circuit with screenings at the Canadian Film Fest (Toronto), Sitges (Spain), Hardline Film Festival (Germany), and the Other Worlds Film Festival (Austin, USA).

A71 has also announced a Canadian theatrical release for The Heretics through the Canadian Indie Film Series: a partnership created with
Landmark Cinemas. The Heretics screened at Landmark theatres for a special nationwide sneak peek engagement this past Wednesday,
November 1, 2017. A week-long engagement will also be held in select cities starting on November 3, 2017. The film will be released on DVD and Blu-ray in early 2018.


The Heretics - Theatrical Poster