Atlanta HORROR Film Festival
(82m, U S A) dir. by Phil Guidry, David Whelan, Simon Herbert
Screens: 8:30 PM - Wednesday, October 28, 2015 and
5:00 PM - Friday, October 30, 2015
On the night of June 2, 2011, the largest mass murder in American history occurs in the off-the-grid border town of Sangre de Cristo, Arizona, just a few miles north of Mexico. The entire population of 57 disappears overnight, and the next morning nothing is left but blood trails into the desert…
The police arrest the lone survivor: an illegal immigrant, Francisco Salazar, who is found covered with the blood of a number of his fellow residents. Despite a lack of convincing forensic evidence, Salazar is charged with all the murders, against the backdrop of racial hysteria and paranoia that permeates the US/Mexico border.
During the trial, a compelling new piece of evidence emerges: something terrible and remorseless passed through the town that night, and Salazar was the only one who recorded it. On one roll of film – 36-photographs – is the record of a gruesome wave of horror, and quite possibly, a haunting glimpse of more bloodshed to come.
“Harrowing… Scary as all get-out … A suggestion of absolute horror and it makes you fill the gaps in with things scarier than any film could play out conventionally… Highly recommended.” – Ain’t It Cool News
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