October 17-25, 2013 - 9 Nights Of Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Movies!
SCHEDULE to 2014 Toronto After Dark Film Fest, Oct 16-24, Scotiabank Theatre!
Festival Schedule & Tickets
Please scroll down below to see the complete 9th Annual Toronto After Dark: Horror, Sci-Fi, Action & Cult Film Festival schedule and to buy tickets to screenings. Included below is a brief summary of all 20 screenings taking place over 9 thrilling nights, this Oct 16-24 at the Scotiabank Theatre, 259 Richmond St. West, Toronto. With some great movie pairings, fans can look forward some fun cinematically themed nights this year including Zombie Night, Werewolf Night, Sci-fi Night, and Post-Apocalyptic Night!
Individual Screening Tickets are now on sale priced at $13 General, $11 in Multipack if purchase Two or more films in the same shopping cart online. Our tickets are sold through Cineplex, so you can earn SCENE Reward points on their purchase! But Hurry: as we expect to have a number of sell-out screenings at the fest this year, if you are interested in buying tix to any film, please don’t delay but scroll down and click on the Buy Tickets buttons below any of the screening descriptions below.
You can also buy tickets in person at the venue from regular ticket counters, from approximately 12.30pm daily.
If a film is listed as Sold Out in advance below, you can also try for tickets in person by joining the Rush Line at the venue which will form from 1 hour before the screening starts. After an empty seat count, a few mins before the show, any spare tickets will be issued on a first come, first served basis to those waiting in the Rush Line!
Oct 24 Sales Update: 13 film screenings have SOLD OUT of Advance Tickets: HOUSEBOUND, SUBURBAN GOTHIC, HELLMOUTH, ABCS OF DEATH 2, ZOMBEAVERS, DEAD SNOW 2, WHY HORROR?, KUMIKO THE TREASURE HUNTER, PREDESTINATION, WYRMWOOD, THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN, THE BABADOOK - FIRST SCREENING, THE BABADOOK - SECOND SCREENING. To avoid disappointment, please scroll down and buy your tickets to Toronto After Dark screenings early below.
Please Note: all Toronto After Dark screenings are Restricted to Adults Age 18+ by Ontario Law. If you have any questions about the schedule and films below, ticketing, or the festival in general, please feel free to Contact Us.
THURSDAY, OCT 16 - OPENING NIGHT!
7.00 PM HOUSEBOUND (NEW ZEALAND) OPENING GALA FILM
Do not miss this wickedly fun, award-winning, haunted house horror thriller from New Zealand, that’s full of crowd-pleasing twists and turns!
Screens with short film FOXED!
9.45 PM SUBURBAN GOTHIC (USA)
From the Director of EXCISION comes a spooktacular ghost-hunting horror comedy starring CRIMINAL MINDS’ Matthew Gray Gubler, THOR’s Kat Dennings, TWIN PEAKS’s Ray Wise, Jeff Combs & John Waters.
Screens with short film YOUNG BLOOD
FRIDAY, OCT 17
7.00 PM HELLMOUTH (CANADA)
From the delirious mind of writer Tony Burgess (PONTYPOOL) comes a stunning horror fantasy about a washed-up gravekeeper (Stephen McHattie) hired to supervise a portal to hell!
Screens with short film PUPA
9.30 PM ABCS OF DEATH 2 (USA/CAN/NZ/JAP/ISR)
Get ready to gasp, laugh, shriek and cheer at this latest anthology of short tales, each punctuated by a different shocking, wickedly entertaining death. With contributions from fan faves Vincenzo Natali (CUBE), Soska Twins (AMERICAN MARY), Steve Kostanski (MANBORG) and more!
Screens with short film LUMBERJACKED
SATURDAY, OCT 18
4.15 PM SHORTS AFTER DARK
A collection of 9 of the best new horror, sci-fi, action and cult short films from around the world, featuring: DYNAMIC VENUS , EVERYTHING AND EVERYTHING AND EVERYTHING, HAPPY B-DAY, INVADERS, , HE TOOK HIS SKIN OFF FOR ME, LIQUID, REDACTION, STRANGE THING and SWORDFIGHTS! Find out More about the films here. He Took His Skin Off for Me (Teaser Trailer)
7.00 PM ZOMBEAVERS (USA)
A cottage vacation weekend turns deadly in this hysterical horror comedy about a bunch of undead beavers causing bloody mayhem in the woods!
Screens with short film DAY 40
9.30 PM DEAD SNOW 2: RED VS. DEAD (NORWAY)
The gruesome army of Nazi Zombies from fan favourite DEAD SNOW return from the dead to unleash terror on the Norwegian countryside in this crowd-pleasing hit sequel!
Screens with short film PERIOD PIECE
Trailer NSFW Poster
SUNDAY, OCT 19
4.15 PM THE DROWNSMAN (CANADA)
In the spirit of A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET’s Freddy, comes The Drownsman, a new unstoppable force of a killer, drawn from the darkest depths of one young woman’s fear of drowning.
Screens with short film KISMET
7.00 PM WOLVES (CANADA/USA)
An action-packed coming of age werewolf tale from David Hayter (writer of X-MEN, X-MEN 2) pitting Lucas Till (X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST) against Jason Momoa (GAME OF THRONES). Director Hayter, also known as the voice of Snake in the best-selling Metal Gear Solid game series, will be in attendance for a lively Q&A with fans at this special North American Premiere Screening!
Screens with short film ROSE IN BLOOM
Trailer Clip Poster
9.30 PM LATE PHASES (USA)
In this smart werewolf thriller that builds to an intense violent climax, a series of vicious nighttime attacks in an otherwise tranquil community compels an aging war veteran (STAKE LAND’s Nick Damici) to take matters into his own hands. As the ex-solder starts to track down the culprit, he realizes he’s up against a deadly foe that’s not quite human, but rather one part man, one part wolf, and very hard to kill.
Screens with short film DEAD HEARTS
Trailer Read the Film Review Poster
MONDAY, OCT 20 - DOUBLE SCENE REWARD POINTS NIGHT!
7.00 PM OPEN WINDOWS (SPAIN/USA)
Elijah Wood (LORD OF THE RINGS) stars in this tense thriller from acclaimed Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo (TIMECRIMES) about a young man forced to play a deadly game of cat and mouse with a psychopath online.
Screens with short film THE MONITOR
9.30 PM KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER (USA)
A deserving Special Jury Award winner at Sundance, do not miss this unique dreamlike tale about a Japanese girl so convinced that the Coen Brothers’ movie FARGO is real that she buys a plane ticket to America to go in search of the hidden money buried in the film.
Screens with short film MIGRATION
(No Trailer) Read the 100% Positive Reviews at Rotten Tomatoes Poster
TUESDAY, OCT 21 - SCI-FI NIGHT!
7.00 PM PREDESTINATION (AUSTRALIA)
A riveting sci-fi crime thriller in the mould of LOOPER about a time-travelling agent (Ethan Hawke), tasked with stopping crimes before they’re committed!
Screens with short film WHAT DOESN’T KILL YOU
9.30 PM TIME LAPSE (USA)
An award-winning new sci-fi thriller about three friends whose lives get dangerously altered when they discover a camera that shows them pictures 24 hours into the future.
Screens with short film HONOR CODE
WEDNESDAY, OCT 22 - POST-APOCALYPTIC NIGHT!
7.00 PM REFUGE (USA)
In the vein of THE ROAD and THE WALKING DEAD, one family fights to survive in a post-apocalyptic countryside, filled with killer roaming gangs of scavengers.
Screens with short film MONSTER ISLAND
9.30 PM WYRMWOOD (AUSTRALIA)
A total crowd-pleasing mashup, MAD MAX meets DAWN OF THE DEAD in this insane, action-packed, post-apocalyptic, zombie slaying road movie from Australia!
Screens with short film LAZY BOYZ
THURSDAY, OCT 23
7.00 PM THE TOWN THAT DREADED SUNDOWN (USA)
Acclaimed AMERICAN HORROR STORY director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon delivers a stylish, clever reinvention of the 1976 horror cult classic of the same name about a masked serial killer terrorizing the town of Texarkana. The fantastic cast includes fan favourites Gary Cole (OFFICE SPACE), Denis O’Hare (AMERICAN HORROR STORY) and Veronica Cartwright (ALIEN).
Screens with short film SATAN’S DOLLS
9.30 PM WHY HORROR? (CANADA) - HOSTED WITH RUE MORGUE CINEMACABRE
In this fascinating documentary, horror journalist Tal Zimerman (RUE MORGUE) travels the world to understand why we love to be scared. Horror icons John Carpenter, George A. Romero, Eli Roth, Don Coscarelli and more share their lively opinions to the subject!
Screens with short film LAST BREATH
FRIDAY, OCT 24 - CLOSING NIGHT!
7.00 PM LET US PREY (UK/IRELAND)
In this supernatural spin on John Carpenter’s cult classic ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13, after a menacing stranger (GAME OF THRONES’ Liam Cunningham) shows up in the middle of the night at an isolated Scottish police station, all hell begins to break loose. It’s up to a newly enlisted female officer (Pollyanna McIntosh from THE WOMAN) to try to stem the widening outbreaks of violence from both fellow police officers and criminals in the holding cells and stop the dark forces that are at work.
Screens with short film LITTLE MATTHEW
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THE BABADOOK (AUSTRALIA) CLOSING GALA FILM
After they read a creepy children’s pop-up book, a single mother and her young boy become terrified by a sinister presence unleashed in their home. Not just one of the scariest films of the year, but also one of the most critically acclaimed, THE BABADOOK is an unmissable theatrical audience experience and the perfect Closing Film for Toronto After Dark 2014!
Screens with short film INTRUDERS (First Screening Only)
9.30 PM: THE BABADOOK - FIRST SCREENING:
11.45 PM: THE BABADOOK - SECOND SCREENING ADDED:
For last minute tix, join Rush Line at venue from 1 hr before screening.
Our ALL-ACCESS PASS gives the convenience of the entire festival in your pocket - with Priority Entry to all 20 screenings for just $149.
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SEE YOU AFTER DARK THIS OCTOBER 16-24, 2014!