Nightmares Film Festival returns to Gateway Film Center
October 26 – 29, 2023
“One of the Bloody Best Genre Fests in the World” —MovieMaker Magazine
A true destination horror and genre fest, Nightmares Film Festival (NFF) has been named one of the world’s top horror film festivals by every major genre outlet. Christened the “Cannes of horror” by iHorror, NFF and Gateway Film Center are dedicated to elevating horror, fostering an inclusive and supportive community of creators, and connecting those artists with audiences.
The ultimate way to experience our celebration of genre cinema, NFF VIP passes offer the holder a guaranteed seat in every round of films, access to the VIP bar and lounge, and in-and-out privileges throughout the fest.
“A wonderful, welcoming home for fans of independent horror and genre cinema” —Dread Central
Nightmares Film Festival 2023 Schedule.
5PM | Filmmaker and Screenwriter Meetup for Pass Holders
6PM | Nightmare Trivia
Nightmares Film Festival 2022
Look back at last year’s festival
Premiere screenings included Something in the Dirt, Moon Garden, Obstacle Corpse, the world premieres of FP4EVZ and the theatrical World Premiere of Razzennest.
Nightmares Film Festival 2021
Premiere screenings from exceptional new voices, including The Scary of Sixty-First, We’re All Going to the World’s Fair, the World Premiere of The FP 3 – Escape from Bako, and a live orchestral score of James Quinn’s Ivory Wave presented on 35mm film.
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We cannot wait to share this year’s Festival with you.