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Sunday, June 5, 2011

The 2011 HPLFF, Cthulhu attacks the Warner Grand...


The 2011 H.P. Lovecraft Film Festival, to be held at the Warner Grand Theater, September 16 & 17 in San Pedro, California (Los Angeles), is fast approaching, and the event sounds like one not to be missed! Roger Corman will be attending, Guillermo del Toro will be judging the short film contest, and the H.P. Lovecraft Historical Society will be putting on a full exhibit of their props and miniatures from The Whisperer in Darkness, which is screening at the event. The HBO film Cast a Deadly Spell will also screen for its 20th Anniversary, with screenwriter Joseph Dougherty on hand for a Q&A...

Other films scheduled to screen include La Sombra Prohibida, Berkeley Square (which Lovecraft saw at least twice, and inspired him to write "The Shadow Out of Time") and Roger Corman's The Haunted Palace, starring Vincent Price. Also look for the always popular shorts block and an adaptation of an M.R. James story by the BBC...

Saturday afternoon before the festival, there will be a reading/discussion featuring authors Michael Shea, Cody Goodfellow, and Jenna Pitman...

There will also be a VIP reception (which requires a separate ticket) Friday before doors open, and a public reception Saturday night after the event closes. Both receptions will be held at an annex four doors down from the theater (where the Whisperer in Darkness exhibit will be)...

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Poster art by David Milano...

(Thanks to Aaron Vanek)

3 comments:

  1. This might be un-pass-upable!

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  2. This is great, Aaron!

    From the WAB site it looks like submissions are still being sent to Portland. Is this the case? Just double checking...

    Thanks,

    Jeff

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  3. Excellent Poster.

    I wish I could attend..

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