H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival & Cthulhucon

H.P. Lovecraft

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The Only Festival That Understands returns for its 22nd Annual event, October 6-8th! This year’s lineup includes more than 40 independent short and feature films from around the world, hours of panel discussions, author readings, gaming, live events, and special guests.

We are joined by Guest of Honor F. Paul Wilson (Repairman Jack), Philip Gelatt (Europa Report), Courtney Gains (Children of the Corn), authors Cody Goodfellow, Kenneth Hite, Tim Uren, Adam Scott Glancy; artists Heather Hudson, Jim Pavelec, Liv Rainey-Smith, Nick Gucker, and many more.

Programming highlights:
WORLD PREMIERE of “They Remain,” the feature film adaptation of Laird Barrons’ short story “-30-.” Writer/Director Philip Gelatt in attendance
Keynote address by F. Paul Wilson
Live Radio Play performance by the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society
Special screening of Children of the Corn with Courtney Gains (Malachai)
Presentation: Weird Tales cover artist Margaret Brundage
Games and Demos with Chaosium, Guardian Games, and Petersen Games
Pickman’s Apprentice live drawing competition
Carbload for Cthulhu - continental breakfast and Author Signing event on Saturday morning
Lovecraft Under the Gun 72 Hour competition screening on Sunday

Please check the HPLFF Website for more information on guests, programming, special events, vendors, travel, and venues. H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival

HPLFF Friday

H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival® & Cthulhucon 2017 Friday


Meet & Greet with Guests, 4-6 pm. Films showing 7-11 pm.

Join us on Friday for Opening Ceremonies, get the first crack at seeing some of the 40+ independe...
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Friday, October 06
HPLFF Saturday

H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival® & Cthulhucon 2017 Saturday


Events 10 am - 11 pm. Films showing 1-5 pm, 7-11 pm.

Join us on Saturday for the World Premiere of “They Remain,” the new cosmic horror Feature Film written a...
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Saturday, October 07
HPLFF Sunday

H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival® & Cthulhucon 2017 Sunday


Join us Sunday for the Awards Presentation, Lovecraft Under the Gun 72 Hour Film Contest screening (the audience judges and picks the winner!), 40+ independe...
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Sunday, October 08