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Love horror? Never go anywhere else. Gateway Film Center is Ohio’s horror home, featuring an unparalleled lineup of horror series, vists from horror filmmakers and a mix of indie, studio and retro horror movies you can’t get anywhere else.

Horror 101

101 of the top films that scare, unsettle and disturb.

Check back here for title lineup announcements throughout the series.

Fright Club

The second Wednesday of every month, Fright Club records their podcast at GFC, followed by one of their favorite, lesser known-horror flicks. Happy Hour in The Torpedo Room at 6:30 p.m., then join the discussion at the live Fright Club podcast at 7:30 p.m! 

Nightmares Film Festival

Nightmares Film Festival is a destination horror and genre fest conveniently held in the heart of the Midwest: easily reached, easily navigated and inclusive Columbus, Ohio.

NFF sets itself apart from other genre fests by its deep year-round connection to the horror filmmaking community, which gives it the first line on the rarest, scariest, most daring and most unsettling films being created around the country.

Festival screenings are held at the world-renowned Gateway Film Center, named one of the 20 best art houses on the continent by Sundance. The film center’s dedicated team of expert projectionists – maybe the last such team in the country – oversees all presentation, to ensure every film looks and sounds its very best.

World-class screening facilities. Top-notch films. Filmmakers and fans being shocked and celebrated together. Nightmares Film Festival is a prestige festival and part of advancing horror filmmaking around the world. 


Nightmares on High Street

The world’s only weekly horror film festival. See a new hard-to-find, must-see horror feature every seven days. Seriously: no one else on the planet is doing this!

Nightmares from the Crypt

The best horror movies, resurrected from the past so you can see them on the big screen for maximum fright. Think greats like The Exorcist — or better yet, don’t. *Shiver*


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