Fiends, get ready to come out and play at the 18th annual Tribeca Film Festival happening April 24-May 5 in New York City. Organizers recently announced their 2019 Midnight Section lineup, a selection dedicated to discovering and showcasing new projects in genre filmmaking.

Films previous screened in the Midnight Section include Barbara Brancaccio’s Cropsey (2008), Ti West’s The House of the Devil (2009), Panos Cosmatos’ Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010), and Mickey Keating’s Psychopaths (2017). Check out this year’s selection listed below.

 

Bliss

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World Premiere, Feature Narrative

In Bliss (2019), written and directed by Joe Begos (Almost Human), a hard-partying Los Angeles artist turns to a reckless series of drug binges to find creative inspiration, but when the narcotics fly out of control, so does her newfound and inexplicable, yet unquenchable, thirst for blood. Featured are Dora Madison (Friday Night Lights), Tru Collins (Insecure), Rhys Wakefield (The Purge), Jeremy Gardner (The Battery), and Graham Skipper (The Minds Eye). Joe Begos, Graham Skipper, Caroline Metz, Josh Ethier (Almost Human), Lyle Kanouse (Sequence Break), and Audrey Wasilewski (Sequence Break) produced the film.

 

 

Come To Daddy

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World Premiere, Feature Narrative

In Come to Daddy (2019), directed by Ant Timpson (Turbo Kid), Norval, after receiving a cryptic letter from his estranged father, travels to his dad’s oceanfront home for what he hopes will be a positive experience. If only he’d known the dark truth about his old man beforehand. Featured are Elijah Wood (I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore), Stephen McHattie (Pontypool), Martin Donovan (Big Little Lies), Michael Smiley (The Nun), Madeleine Sami (Super City), and Simon Chin (Killing Eve). This film was written by Toby Harper (The Greasy Strangler) and produced by Mette-Marie Kongsved (I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore), Laura Tunstall (Boyz In The Wood), Daniel Bekerman (The Witch), Katie Holly (Love and Friendship), and Emma Slade (The Changover).

 

Knives and Skin

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North American Premiere, Feature Narrative

In Knives and Skin (2019), written and directed by Jennifer Reeder (Signature Move), the sudden disappearance of a teen girl in the rural midwestern town of Big River drives the town’s small population into a surreal nightmare of fear, suspicion, and guilt. Featured are Kate Arrington (Brittany Runs A Marathon), Marika Engelhardt (Patriot), Audrey Francis (Dig Two Graves), Tim Hopper (Vanilla Sky), and Ty Olwin (Personal Shopper). The film is produced by Brian and Jan Hieggelke (Signature Move).

 

Something Else

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World Premiere, Feature Narrative

In Something Else (2019) Hank, while dealing with the heartbreak of his girlfriend leaving him, also has a monster trying to break through his front door every night. Featured are Jeremy Gardner (The Battery), Brea Grant (All the Creatures Were Stirring), Henry Zebrowski (The Wolf of Wall Street), Justin Benson (The Endless), Ashley Song (The Oath), and Nicola Masciotra. David Lawson Jr (68 Kill), Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead (The Endless), and Arvind Harinath produced. Writer/director Jeremy Gardner directed the film along with Christian Stella (Tex Montana Will Survive!).

 

You Don’t Nomi

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World Premiere, Feature Documentary

You Don’t Nomi (2019) traces Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls (1995) redemptive journey from critical flop to cult classic, and maybe even masterpiece. This documentary is written and directed by Jeffrey McHale and is produced by Ariana Garfinkel, Suzanne Zionts, and Jeffrey McHale.

Are there any films you’re looking forward to seeing that are playing at the Tribeca Film Festival? Let us know on our official Subreddit, Twitter, and our Horror Movie Fiend Club on Facebook!

 

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