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The Overlook Film Festival revives the most hellish dreamscapes from the past for its 2024 restoration celebration.

By Mo Moshaty   March 2, 2024


The Beyond World Premiere of 4K Restoration

A young woman inherits an old hotel in Louisiana where, following a series of supernatural "accidents", she learns that the building was built over one of the entrances to Hell.


Written by: Dardano Sacchetti, Giorgio Mariuzzo and Lucio Fulci

Directed by: Lucio Fulci

Release: 1981 

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The Creature from the Black Lagoon (3D) 70th Anniversary, on 35mm

Live Introduction by Dr. Fearless (as played by David Dastmalchian)

A strange prehistoric beast lurks in the depths of the Amazonian jungle. A group of scientists try to capture the animal and bring it back to civilization for study.

Written by: Harry Essex, Arthur A. Ross and Maurice Zimm

Directed by: Jack Arnold

Release: 1954

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The Hands of Orlac 100th Anniversary

With New Live Score By Think Less, Hear More

A world-famous pianist loses both hands in an accident. When new hands are grafted on, he doesn't know they once belonged to a murderer.

Written by: Louis Nerz and Maurice Renard

Directed by: Robert Wiene

Release: 1924

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Phantom of the Paradise 50th Anniversary
Star and Composer Paul Williams in Attendance

Conversation Moderated By John Cameron Mitchell

A disfigured composer sells his soul for the woman he loves so that she will perform his music. However, an evil record tycoon betrays him and steals his music to open his rock palace, The Paradise.

Written by: Brian De Palma and Louisa Rose

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Release: 1974

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Mo Moshaty is a horror writer, lecturer and producer. As a Cognitive Behavioral Therapist and life long horror fan, Mo has lectured with Prairie View A&M Film & TV Program as a Keynote, BAFSS Horror Studies Sig  and The University of Sheffield in the United Kingdom. Mo has partnered with horror giant, Shudder Channel, to co-produce the 13 Minutes of Horror Film Festival 2021 and 2022 with Nyx Horror Collective and her literary work "Love the Sinner" was published with Brigid's Gate Press in July of 2023 and her two volume collection, "Clairviolence: Tales of Tarot and Torment Vol. One and Two" will be published with Spooky House Press in the Spring of 2024

Mo is the creator and Editor-in-Chief of NightTide Magazine

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