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'Holliston' Invades Chicago Fear Fest

CHICAGO FEAR FEST is Chicago's largest indie horror film festival with two days of multi-theater film screenings. To be held at the Muvico Theaters Rosemont 18 in Rosemont, IL, Chicago's Premiere movie-going experience, the lineup will include short films, feature films, celebrity guests, panel discussions and Q & A's. Festival after-parties presented by FEARnet will be held at Bogart's, a full service bar and grill located on the second floor of the Muvico Theaters Rosemont 18.Gift bags and prizes sponsored by FEARnet. Full details below.

Film makers and stars of FEARnet's "HOLLISTON" at CHICAGO FEAR FEST

From writer-director Adam Green, FEARnet's "HOLLISTON" is the new weekly horror-comedy sitcom on FEARnet, cable television's premier horror, thriller and suspense channel. "HOLLISTON" premieres Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 10:30 PM (ET) on the FEARnet cable TV network.
 
Described as "The Big Bang Theory" meets "Evil Dead II", "HOLLISTON" is set in Holliston, MA and follows the lives of Adam (Adam Green) and Joe (Joe Lynch), two friends chasing the dream of becoming successful horror movie filmmakers while struggling to make ends meet in their post-college jobs at a Boston cable access station where they also host a late night movie program called "The Movie Crypt."

Filmmakers from FEARnet's "HOLLISTON" appearing at the Chicago Fear Fest include:
 
Adam Green - Star-Director-Writer-Executive producer of "HOLLISTON".  Adam Green is the director of the cult hit horror film series "HATCHET" 1 & 2, "FROZEN", co-director of "SPIRAL", and director of the "CHILERAMA" segment "THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANKENSTEIN".  Adam is writing and producing "HATCHET 3".
 
Joe Lynch - Star and Executive Producer of "HOLLISTON". Joe Lynch directed "WRONG TURN 2", the "CHILLERAMA" segment "ZOM B MOVIE", and the upcoming"KNIGHTS OF BADASSDOM". Joe is also directing the upcoming Kate Hudson action-thriller "EVERLY".
 
Sarah Elbert - Producer of "HOLLISTON". Sarah Elbert produced "HATCHET" 1 & 2, and will be producing the upcoming "HATCHET 3".
 
FEARnet presents "AN EVENING WITH ‘HOLLISTON'

Join series creator/star Adam Green, co-star Joe Lynch, and series producer Sarah Elbert as they present two episodes of the series (including a brand new, previously unseen episode). Following the screening, the filmmakers will do an in-depth Q&A about the series and give away a limited number of official HOLLISTON posters courtesy of FEARnet that they will personally sign for fans. Saturday April 14, 2012 at 7:00PM CST.

Horrific Film line-up including the Chicago premiere of "REC 3", "JUAN OF THE DEAD", and "ABRAHAM LINCOLN VS. ZOMBIES"!
Film screenings to include the uncut "HATCHET 2" and a Q & A by director Adam Green and producer Sarah Elbert and hosted by filmmaker Joe Lynch, the Chicago Premiere of the latest entry in the hit Spanish zombie saga "REC 3" (in 35mm), the Cuban based Zombie epic  "JUAN OF THE DEAD",  the confederate-war zombie melee "ABRAHAM LINCOLN VS. ZOMBIES", and dozens of horror feature and short films from the hottest indie film makers.   Visit www.chicagofearfest.com for the full movie line-up!
 
CHICAGO FEAR FEST is presented by Chicago-based Horror Enterprises Flashback Weekend (Horror Conventions & Drive-In Film Fests), Horror Society (web based horror news), Sinister Visions (horror website & graphic design), and Zombie Army Productions (Haunted House design & film production).  All of the CHICAGO FEAR FEST selections will screen at the Muvico Theaters Rosemont 18 located in Rosemont, IL (www.muvico.com).

For additional information on the Chicago Fear Fest  call (847) 647-3124,  e-mail help@flashbackweekend.com, or visit www.chicagofearfest.com

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