Indie Horror Film Festival

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JULY 10th 2022

116 Altgeld Hall
Dekalb, IL 60115

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The Indie Horror Film Festival!

The Indie Horror Film Festival returned from the dead in 2010 with hopes of swallowing mortals whole and filling their souls with a thirst for blood and horror.  The Indie Horror Film Festival screens films from all over the world and brings the best of blood, gore and horror to the big screen for you to enjoy!

We are excited to announce that our 2022 festival will take place in a REAL CASTLE!  We are honored to bring the best in independent horror to NIU's Algeld Hall in Dekalb, Illinois!

Tickets Available At The Door!

Meet Former Disney Animator Philo Barnhart!

Philo Barnhart is a world-famous animator known for his unforgettable images in Disney movies such as The Secret of NIMH, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and other timeless Disney films, toys and books.  Philo will be a special guest at the 2022 Indie Horror Film Festival and will have some of his original art available for purchase!  Be sure to take home something amazing to display with pride by one of the worlds most adored animators! 

2022 Official Host

Darren Marlar
The Weird Darkness Podcast

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