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After Dark

From blood-splattering gore to suspenseful sci-fi to the outrageously wild, weird and wicked, this lineup of boundary-pushing horror and fringe films from around the world will blow your mind and keep you up late.

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8: A South African Horror Story

Harold Hölscher  |   South Africa
Horror, Thriller
After Dark
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Deerskin Le Daim

Quentin Dupieux  |   France
Action, Comedy, Horror

Girl on the Third Floor

Travis Stevens  |   United States
Horror, Sex and Sexuality, Thriller
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Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway Jesús te muestra el camino a la autopista

Miguel Llansó  |  Spain, Estonia, Ethiopia, Latvia, Romania
Action, Comedy, Science Fiction, Thriller
After Dark
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Knives and Skin

Jennifer Reeder  |   United States
LGBTQ, Mystery, Sex and Sexuality, Thriller

Short Film: “All Inclusive”

Teemu Nikki  |   Finland

Short Film: “Monster God” Monstruo Dios

Agustina San Martin  |   Argentina

Short Film: “Roadkill”

Leszek Mozga  |   United Kingdom

Short Film: “Stucco”

Janina Gavankar, Russo Schelling  |   United States

Short Film: “White Echo”

Chloë Sevigny  |   United States

Short Film: “Who’s a Good Boy?”

Alex Phillips  |   United States

Shorts 3: Up At Night

Various  |   Argentina, Canada, Finland, United Kingdom, United States
Drama, Horror, Thriller
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The Vast of Night

Andrew Patterson  |   United States
Drama, Science Fiction, Thriller
After Dark
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Zombieland: Double Tap

Ruben Fleisher  |   United States
Action, Comedy, Horror