XIII Costa del Sol Fantasy Film Festival – Programme

XIII Costa del Sol Fantasy Film Festival – Programme

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From 24 to 29 September, Estepona presents the thirteenth edition of the XIII Costa del Sol Fantasy Film Festival with Robert Louis Stevensons 1886 novel on man’s inner conflict between good and evil “The Strange Case of Doctor Jekyll and Mr Hyde” providing this year’s theme.

There are a wide range of activities and screenings with a number of prestigious awards up for grabs.

Screenings take place in four centres with the Palacio de Congresos in Estepona being the many venue, followed by the Padre Manuel Cultural Centre in Estepona, Marbella’s Centro Cultural Cortijo Miraflores, and the Area de Cultura, Calle Ollerias, in Malaga.

You can find a gallery of images and film posters on our Facebook page here

Programme

Here is the programme as published by the event organisers. Please note that due to the nature of such events this programme could be subject to last minute changes! Entry to all the screenings is free of charge.

Monday 24

Palacio de Congresos, Estepona

8.30 pm – Opening ceremony at the Palacio de Congresos where you can get into the spirit of the Jekyll and Hyde theme in the Victorian street which has been created inside the building.

9 pm – Inbred (2011) Directed by Alex Chandon
Four young offenders and their workers spend a weekend in the remote Yorkshire village of Mortlake, which prides on keeping itself to itself. A minor incident with locals rapidly escalates into a blood-soaked, deliriously warped nightmare.

11 pm – Dracula 0.9 (2011) Emilio Schargorodsky
This Spanish film tells the story of Lucy (Nathalie Le Gosles), a beautiful young woman who has a passionate and bloody affair with Dracula (Javier Caffarena). Van Helsing (Paul Lapidus) a vampire expert tries to save Lucy from the clutches of the vampire.
Many years later, after the nine eclipses, Lucy suffers from a strange amnesia and begins to realize her true nature and remember everything that happened, while beginning to notice that gradually she is developing a thirst for blood.
Will Van Helsing rescue Lucy? Will you lose something along the way? Will Lucy achieve her dream, to live eternally with Dracula?

Area de Cultura, Calle Ollerias, in Malaga

6 pm – High School of the Dead: Part 1
8 pm – High School of the Dead: Part 2
10 pm – High School of the Dead: Part 3

Tuesday 25

Palacio de Congresos, Estepona

9 pm – Ghost: The Cinderella (2011) By Sarawut Intaraprom
This Thai gorefest is set on a movie set where a hot-tempered superstar named Rashane has a quarrel with several members of the movie crew. The quarrel leads to the unexpected death of Rashane, but the horror doesn’t end there, when Rashane’s corpse is summoned from the grave to get his bloody revenge.

11 pm – Dimensions (2011) Director Sloane U’Ren
A brilliant young boy’s chance encounter with a Professor leads to a fascination with the theory of bending time. A tragic event inspires him to dedicate his life to turning the Professor’s theories into reality.

Padre Manuel Cultural Centre

12 noon – El Hombre y El Monstruo
5 pm – El Verano de Coo
7 pm – La Hora Cero

CC Cortijo Miraflores

6 pm – La Chica Que Saltaba a Través del Tiempo
8 pm – InBred

Area de Cultura, Calle Ollerias, in Malaga

6 pm – Abbot and Costello v Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
8 pm – Dracula 0.9

Wednesday 26

Palacio de Congresos

8 pm – Calibre 9 (2011) Jean-Christian Tassy
From France comes CALIBRE 9: In a French town riddled with corruption, Yann, a naive urban planner comes into ownership of a 9mm handgun possessed by the soul of Sarah, a murdered prostitute. Together they will eliminate the criminals one by one, restoring order in the city by hunting down the man at the head of the pact of corruption, the mayor himself.

10 pm – Cool Air (2006) Albert Pyun
Festival regular Albert Pyun presents this adaptation of H.P Lovecraft’s spinechiller. Randolph Carter moves into a squalid boarding house in the summer of 1925 where he becomes friends with a mysterious doctor who revives him after a near-fatal heart attack. Soon after, Carter discovers the awful truth about the doctor and the fragile line that separates life and death.

12 midnight – Buenas Noches, Dijo la Señorita Pájaro (2012) César del Álamo
Adultery, a family secret, a serial murderer. A roller coaster of a plot built like Russian dolls. The viewer looks for a railing to cling to, but only finds knives.

Padre Manuel Cultural Centre

12 noon – The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
5 pm – La Chica Que Saltaba a Través del Tiempo
7 pm – 2/11 Día de los Muertos

CC Cortijo Miraflores

6 pm – El Verano de Coo
8 pm – La Hora Cero

Area de Cultura, Calle Ollerias, in Malaga

6 pm – Los Caballeros del Zodiaco
8 pm – Ghost: The Cinderella

Thursday 27

Palacio de Congresos

9 pm – The Holding (2011) Susan Jacobson
A heart-pounding suspense thriller, set on an isolated farm in England’s beautiful, rugged Peak District. Cassie Naylor kills her husband to protect her daughters from him. Eight months later, when the charming drifter, Aden turns up, her terrible secret comes back to haunt her in the most horrifying and unexpected way.

11 pm – Chillerama (2011)
Chillerama is a 2011 horror comedy anthology film consisting of four stories that take place at an old school drive-in playing monster movies. Each segment is a homage to a different genre and style.

Padre Manuel Cultural Centre

12 noon – Abbot and Costello v Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
2 pm – High School of the Dead: Part 1
7 pm – High School of the Dead: Part 2

CC Cortijo Miraflores

6 pm – Los Caballeros del Zodiaco
8 pm – Dimensions

Area de Cultura, Calle Ollerias, in Malaga

6 pm – La Chica Que Saltaba a Través del Tiempo
8 pm – Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1920 – silent)

Friday 28

Palacio de Congresos

9 pm – The Whisperer in Darkness (2011) Sean Branney
Horror and science fiction collide in the adventure of Albert Wilmarth, a folklore professor at Miskatonic University, as he investigates legends of strange creatures rumored to dwell in the most remote mountains of Vermont. Wilmarths investigation leads him to a discovery of horrors quite beyond anything he ever imagined, and ends in a desperate attempt to escape the remote New England hills with his life and sanity intact.

11 pm – Road to Hell (2008) Albert Pyun
A soldier who has been fighting a long war is driven mad because he no longer believes in any purpose or righteous truth behind the killing. He comes home to a surreal world looking for his first and only love from his youth, believing she will rescue him from his demons. On the road to Edge City he encounters two seductive spree killers who oppose his efforts to find his love and the redemption he desperately seeks.

Padre Manuel Cultural Centre

11 am – High School of the Dead: Part 3
7 pm  – Incidente

CC Cortijo Miraflores

6 pm – Abbot and Costello v Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde
8 pm – Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1920 – silent)

Area de Cultura, Calle Ollerias, in Malaga

6 pm – El Verano de Coo
8 pm – Buenas Noches, Dijo la Señorita Pájaro

Saturday 29

10 am – Los Caballeros del Zodiaco
12 noon – Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (1920 – silent)

You can find a gallery of images and film posters on our Facebook page here