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In Dreams Are Monsters

Part of a UK-wide film season supported by the National Lottery and BFI Film Audience Network, In Dreams Are Monsters focuses on the creatures of horror that linger long after the closing credits.

In Dreams Are Monsters: The Fog

There’s something in The Fog and the inhabitants of Antonio Bay are about to discover the bitter truth as they celebrate the town’s centenary.
17 October 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: Ganja & Hess

Ganja & Hess is a unique and radically black take on the vampire genre. With hallucinatory visuals, it not only reshaped the black imagination, it also changed what vampires could signify on screen.
20 October 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: WTF-Rated: Horror Movie All-Nighter

The classic horror movie all-nighter returns as part of BFI’s In Dreams Are Monsters season, with five frightening films that are all F-rated (films directed by a woman and/or written by a woman).
22 October 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: Fright Night

The Dark Hedges Film Festival presents Tom Holland’s Fright Night as part of their 2022 programme and In Dreams Are Monsters season.
28 October 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: The Bloodettes (Les Saignantes)

“How can you make a horror film in a place where death is a party?” asks Cameroonian director Jean-Pierre Bekolo in the outrageous and outrageously good sci-fi day-glo zombie political thriller The Bloodettes (Les Saignantes).
29 October 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: LUMI's Trick or Treat Mystery Screening

There is s’more to life than playing it safe – so join QFT’s young programmers as they take you on a horrifying thrill ride with a mystery movie that will scramble your brains.
31 October 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: Blade

Born with the cunning and superhuman power of a vampire, but able to stalk by day as well as night, Wesley Snipes stars in this action-packed thriller as the immortal vampire hunter Blade. Spearheaded by a re-release in blood-curdling 4K!
19 November 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: The Old Dark House

Presented in collaboration with Ghouls on Film - Belfast's feminist horror society - as part of 'A Queer Séance', director James Whale’s (Bride of Frankenstein) The Old Dark House is one of the best and most entertaining horror films of the 1930s.
20 November 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: Häxan with live score by Nick Carlisle

This special event features a 100th anniversary screening of Häxan, the classic 1922 silent film written and directed by Benjamin Christensen, with a brand new QFT-commissioned score, composed and performed live by Nick Carlisle.
24 November 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: It's Alive & It Lives Again Double Bill

Oh, baby. Fresh from the cradle; witness a double bill from B movie writer, director and producer Larry Cohen (Q: The Winged Serpent), who brings hideous mutant baby-monsters from his twisted brain to your disbelieving eyes.
26 November 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: The Uninvited

As part of 'A Queer Séance', join Ghouls on Film - Belfast's feminist horror society - and QFT as we investigate a tragic family past, a mysteriously locked room, cold chills, and bumps in the night in this gothic Hollywood classic.
27 November 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: Blacula

An old victim of Count Dracula's bite is loose and stalking the streets of 20th-century Los Angeles in this Blaxploitation classic.
03 December 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: The Haunting

As part of 'A Queer Séance' Ghouls on Film - Belfast's feminist horror society - host an event screening of Robert Wise's eerie and unsettling 1963 ghost story, featuring a spooky drag show that will leave you screaming.
09 December 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters: Rare Exports

Based on the award-winning shorts of director Jalmari Helander, Rare Exports is a film for those who think they don't believe in Santa Claus anymore.
10 December 2022
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In Dreams Are Monsters X QFT Late: The White Reindeer

A Christmassy QFT Late presented in partnership with Ghouls on Film, The White Reindeer is a vampiric fairy-tale, set amongst the starkly beautiful fells of Finnish Lapland, and one of world cinema’s criminally under-seen masterpieces.
17 December 2022
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