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Portland Horror Film Festival 2024


PHFF Opening Night! WORLD PREMIERE of IN THE NAME OF GOD, religious horror from Sweden, and the PNW Premiere of Italian Creature Feature THE COMPLEX FORMS, with short horror films before each feature, to whet your appetite for thrills and kills!

The 9th Annual Portland Horror Film Festival™ takes place June 5-9th, screening in-person at the Hollywood Theatre and The Clinton Street Theater. With over 65 short and feature films from 16 countries, including films by women, BIPOC, and queer directors, this is a diverse and inclusive lineup of the best independent horror films. Films are different at each show. Be sure to get a full festival pass if you want to see everything!

Go HERE to get the Full Festival pass including Sat/Sun shows at the Clinton Street Theater! (link to the full festival pass item)

For the complete schedule and film information visit the festival website

Short Films
Our tasting menu of opening night short horror films will leave you wanting more! Some of the year’s best shorts are on display.

Feature: In the Name of God (Sweden) - World Premiere
Theodor, a village priest, gains fame when his wife miraculously survives a deadly illness. To defend the miracle, he delves into the occult with his childhood mentor, only to be drawn into an unknown challenge that tests his faith. Directed by Ludvig Gür, starring Linus Wahlgren, Vilhelm Blomgren, Lisa Henni, Thomas Hanzon, Charlie Gustafsson, Isabelle Grill.


Feature: The Complex Forms (Italy) - Pacific NW Premiere
There is a villa where desperate people have the opportunity to revive their fortunes by selling their bodies to mysterious entities in exchange for money. When the centuries-old creatures emerge from the deep woods, a series of sinister events prompt three guests to attempt a desperate escape. Directed by Fabio D’Orta, starring David Richard White, Cesare Bonomelli, Michele Venni, Enzo Solazzi.


This ticket is for the IN Theater screening only.

*This is a horror film festival. While the films are unrated, some are the equivalent of an R rating and may include violence, sexuality, nudity, and gore. Minors should be accompanied by an adult.
Genre: Horror
Format: DCP

In general, the Hollywood Theatre does not provide content advisories about the subject matter shown in our theatre. Films exhibited don’t necessarily reflect the views of the Hollywood Theatre. Information about content and age-appropriateness for specific films can be found on Common Sense Media and