Beyond Fest, the film festival known for pulling no punches is back again, and their line up is as exciting as ever. Bringing together fans of new and old films Beyond Fest has something for everyone this year, whether it be pure genre or something in between. Along with fantastic film premiers, they will have remastered classics and some never before seen gems. With many of the screenings, there will directors, cast, and crew attending the event to experience this festival right along with the audience. For anyone in the Los Angeles area, this is an event that brings its A-game and always has a few surprises up its sleeve.
With many stand out premiers to see this year, there will be films coming from all over the world. Taika Waititi’s Nazi-Era satire drama-comedy Jojo Rabbit makes its west coast premiere and looks like a laugh riot. The biopic My Name is Dolemite by Craig Brewer has lovingly been paired with the original 1975 Dolemite making for an unforgettable double feature. They will also have the anticipated premiers of the horror-comedy Little Monsters and the Elijah Wood thriller Come To Daddy with cast and crew appearances.
Alongside the premiers, there will be special events and screening with more specific themes in mind. Joe Bob Briggs the master of genre films and host of Shudder’s Last Drive-In will be presenting Joe Bob Briggs “How Rednecks Saved Hollywood”. Tom Atkins, well know horror movie icon, will be attending a Tom Atkins triple feature with horror classics The FogHalloween 3: Season of the Witch, and Night of the Creeps. There are big premiers for restoration fans who want their horror movies looking gorgeous, they are The Living Dead at Manchester Morge 4K Restoration and  The Evil Dead: Reimagined 4K Restoration.
For those who are hard on cash but still want to experience the excitement of Beyond Fest there will be free screenings on the Egyptian’s second screen. If you are in the mood for some 80s horror there is the creature feature Killer Crocodile or the urban legend slasher Mad Man. If you are looking to experience a free west coast premier there is the dark comedy about 17th-century puppeteers Judy and Punch. If classic horror is more your taste or you want a screening with a huge cast and crew present there is the screening of Dracula VS. Frankenstein. Those are only a few of the 13 free screening that are going to be shown and rest assure that there is something for everyone.
See below for the full lineup of newly announced feature film titles for Beyond Fest 2019. Beyond Shorts will be announced shortly. Tickets will be on sale via Brown Paper Tickets on Saturday, September 7th at 10 AM PST.

BEYOND FEST 2019 PROGRAM

 
EGYPTIAN THEATRE
 
BLISS
Director: Joe Begos
Country: USA
Runtime: 80 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Director Joe Begos and cast in person
COLOR OUT OF SPACE
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Richard Stanley
Country: USA
Runtime: 111 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Director Richard Stanley and Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, Josh Waller in person
 
COME TO DADDY 
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Ant Timpson
Country: Canada | New Zealand | Ireland | USA
Runtime: 93 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Director Ant Timpson and Elijah Wood in person
 
DANIEL ISN’T REAL 
West Coast Premiere  
Director: Adam Egypt Mortimer
Country: USA
Runtime: 96 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Director Adam Egypt Mortimer and Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, Josh Waller in person
 
DOLEMITE IS MY NAME
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Craig Brewer
Country: USA
Runtime: 118 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Writers Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander in person 
 
DOLEMITE
Director: D’Urville Martin
Country: USA
Runtime: 90 min.
Year: 1975
THE EVIL DEAD: REIMAGINED 4K Restoration
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Sam Raimi
Country: USA
Runtime: 85 min.
Year: 1981
GUESTS: Featuring live performance from Joe LoDuca
 
THE EXORCIST Director’s Cut
Director: William Friedkin
Country: USA
Runtime: 128 min.
Year: 1973
GUESTS: Director William Friedkin in person
 
THE FOG 
Director: John Carpenter
Country: USA
Runtime: 89 min.
Year: 1980
GUESTS: Tom Atkins in person
 
GIRL ON THE THIRD FLOOR 
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Travis Stevens
Country: USA
Runtime: 93 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Writer/Director Travis Stevens, Phil Brooks and Elissa Dowling in person
 
HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH
Director: Tommy Lee Wallace
Country: USA
Runtime: 98 min.
Year: 1982
GUESTS: Tom Atkins in person
IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS
World Premiere 
Director: David A. Weiner
Country: UK
Runtime: 240 minutes
Year: 2019
GUESTS: To be announced
 
JENNIFER’S BODY 
Director: Karyn Kusama
Country: USA
Runtime: 102 min.
Year: 2009
GUESTS: Director Karyn Kusama and Megan Fox in Person
JOE BOB BRIGGS’ “HOW REDNECKS SAVED HOLLYWOOD”
Special Event
Country: USA
Runtime: 120 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Joe Bob Briggs in Person
 
JOJO RABBIT
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Taika Waititi
Country: Germany | USA
Runtime: 108 min.
Year: 2019
LITTLE MONSTERS
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Abe Forsythe
Country: Australia | UK | USA
Runtime: 94 min.
Year: 2019
 
THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE 4K Restoration 
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Jorge Grau
Country: Spain | Italy
Runtime: 93 min.
Year: 1974
THE LODGE 
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Severin Fiala, Veronika Franz
Country: UK | USA
Runtime: 100 min.
Year: 2019
 
THE LONG GOODBYE 
Director: Robert Altman
Country: USA
Runtime: 113 min.
Year: 1973
GUESTS: Elliott Gould in Person
 
MISTER AMERICA
World Premiere 
Director: Eric Notarnicola
Country: USA
Runtime: 90 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington in person
NATURAL BORN KILLERS (Closing Night)
Director: Oliver Stone
Country: USA
Runtime: 118 min.
Year: 1994
GUESTS: Director Oliver Stone, Juliette Lewis, Woody Harrelson and Don Murphy in person
NIGHT OF THE CREEPS  
Director: Fred Dekker
Country: USA
Runtime: 88 min.
Year: 1986
GUESTS: Tom Atkins in person
 
PARASITE
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Bong Joon-ho
Country: South Korea
Runtime: 132 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Director Bong Joon-ho in person
SAMURAI MARATHON 1855 
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Bernard Rose
Country: Japan | UK
Runtime: 103 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Director Bernard Rose and actor Danny Huston in person
 
TAMMY AND THE T-REX 
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Stewart Raffill
Country: USA
Runtime: 82 min.
Year: 1994
GUESTS: Director Stewart Raffill, producer Diane Kirman and actor John Goff in person
 
VFW
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Joe Begos
Country: USA
Runtime: 92 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Director Joe Begos, William Sadler and Stephen Lang in person
 
SECOND SCREEN – SPIELBERG THEATRE
 
1BR (Free Screening)
US Premiere 
Director: David Marmor
Country: USA
Runtime: 90 min.
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Director David Marmor and Producer Alok Mishra
 
BLOOD & FLESH: THE REEL LIFE AND GHASTLY DEATH OF AL ADAMSON (Free Screening)
US Premiere 
Director: David Gregory
Country: USA
Runtime: 100 min.           
Year: 2019
GUESTS: Director David Gregory in person, Director of Photography Jim Kunz and Producer Nicole Mikuzis in person
 
DRACULA VS. FRANKENSTEIN (Free Screening)
Director: Al Adamson
Country: USA
Runtime: 91 min.
Year: 1971
GUESTS:Actor Zandor Vorkov, Actor/Producer/Stuntman Gary Kent, Actor/Producer/Stuntman Jon ‘Bud’ Carson, Actor/Producer Ken Osborne and Cinematographer Mike Ferris in person
JUDY & PUNCH (Free Screening) 
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Mirrah Foulkes
Country: Australia
Runtime: 105 min.
Year: 2019
KILLER CROCODILE (Free Screening)
Director: Fabrizio De Angelis
Country: Italy
Runtime: 90 min.
Year: 1989
 
MADMAN (Free Screening) 
Director: Joe Giannone
Country: USA
Runtime: 88 min.
Year: 1981
MARY (Free Screening)
Special Screening 
Director: Michael Goi
Country: USA
Runtime: 84 min.
Year: 2019
 
MEMORY: THE ORIGINS OF ALIEN (Free Screening) 
LA Premiere 
Director: Alexandre O. Philippe
Country: USA
Runtime: 95 min.
Year: 2019
MOOCH GOES TO HOLLYWOOD (Free Screening) 
Theatrical Premiere
Director: Richard Erdman
Country: USA
Runtime: 51 min.
Year: 1971
PAGANINI HORROR (Free Screening) 
Director: Luigi Cozzi
Country: Italy
Runtime: 88 min.
Year: 1989
PORTALS (Free Screening) 
World Premiere 
Director: Gregg Hale, Liam O’Donnell, Eduardo Sánchez, Timo Tjahjanto
Country: USA
Runtime: 85 min.
Year: 2019
SWALLOW (Free Screening) 
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Carlo Mirabella-Davis
Country: USA | France
Runtime: 94 min.
Year: 2019
THE VAST OF NIGHT (Free Screening) 
West Coast Premiere 
Director: Andrew Patterson
Country: USA
Runtime: 89 min.
Year: 2019

About the Author: Max Matta

A huge horror fan with a fondness for 80s slashers. Can frequently be found at southern California horror screenings and events.
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