Beyond Fest

Beyond Fest Genre Cinema for the best city in the world. A world genre film festival dedicated to delivering the best in horror, sci-fi, fantasy, and badass cinema.

Created by a collective of film nerds/cultural innovators, our mission is to deliver an experience that builds and serves the genre film community. October 2013. Egyptian Theater.

Operating as usual

10/11/2021

People's Republic! It's the final night of Beyond Fest! Massive thanks to American Cinematheque, Hollywood Legion Theater, Shudder, MUBI, IFC Midnight, Rucking Fotten, and Final Draft for their VITAL support this year. Without them this festival would not be possible. 🖤

Screening today at the Shudder Theatre (LF3): SHORTS BLOCK 3: MAN IN THE MIRROR presented by Final Draft at 4:00PM // th...
10/10/2021

Screening today at the Shudder Theatre (LF3): SHORTS BLOCK 3: MAN IN THE MIRROR presented by Final Draft at 4:00PM // the World Premiere of Bernard Rose's TRAVELING LIGHT at 7:00PM. There will be a standby line for both. Links in comments.

Screening today at the Shudder Theatre (LF3): We've got shorts blocks this weekend presented by our sponsor Final Draft,...
10/09/2021

Screening today at the Shudder Theatre (LF3): We've got shorts blocks this weekend presented by our sponsor Final Draft, kicking today off with SHORTS BLOCK 1: MERCY IN YOU at 1:30PM and SHORTS BLOCK 2: MYSTERIES OF LOVE at 4:00PM! Come discover emerging voices in genre cinema! SHORTS BLOCK 3: MAN IN THE MIRROR starts things off tomorrow (Sunday) at 4:00PM. Links in comments.

10/08/2021
Home | Final Draft®

Immense thanks to our sponsor Final Draft, who is presenting ALL of our shorts programs this year! Each participating short film director was given a free copy of Final Draft 12 plus free entry to this year's Big Break Screenwriting Contest and we couldn't be more grateful for this vital support! Be sure to check out our three epic blocks of ghoulish and grand genre cinema (links in comments)!

PODCAST - PROMISING YOUNG WOMAN Academy Award-Winning Writer Emerald Fennell Final Draft - Great Conversations LISTEN TO EPISODE

Screening TONIGHT at the MUBI THEATER @the Aero: a double-dose of Michael Mann with COLLATERAL & THIEF + director in att...
10/06/2021

Screening TONIGHT at the MUBI THEATER @the Aero: a double-dose of Michael Mann with COLLATERAL & THIEF + director in attendance!

Free screenings TONIGHT in the Shudder Theatre @the LF3 include the West Coast Premiere of THE BETA TEST with director/s...
10/06/2021

Free screenings TONIGHT in the Shudder Theatre @the LF3 include the West Coast Premiere of THE BETA TEST with director/star Jim Cummings in attendance AND the US Premiere of THE MEDIUM! Don't sleep on these. Links in comments.

TODAY! Three FREE shows screening in the Shudder Theatre at the Los Feliz 3: (5:00PM) West Coast Premiere of CODE NAME: ...
10/03/2021

TODAY! Three FREE shows screening in the Shudder Theatre at the Los Feliz 3: (5:00PM) West Coast Premiere of CODE NAME: NAGASAKI + TELOS OR BUST || (7:00PM) West Coast Premieres of DR. CALIGARI incl. Q&A with Jerry Stahl, Ladi Von Jansky, Stephen Sayadian, and Laura Albert & (10:00PM) TOMBS OF THE BLIND DEAD both co-presented by Cinematic Void! Links in comments!

TODAY! Several FREE shows screening in the Shudder Theatre at the Los Feliz 3: (1:30PM) WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHE...
10/02/2021

TODAY! Several FREE shows screening in the Shudder Theatre at the Los Feliz 3: (1:30PM) WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED: A HISTORY OF FOLK HORROR double with ALISON'S BIRTHDAY co-presented by Cinematic Void and introduced by Severin Films' David Gregory || (7:00PM) World Premiere of SOUTH OF HEAVEN with director Aharon Keshales || (10:00PM) West Coast Premiere of THE SPINE OF NIGHT || and MIDNIGHT screening of KILL LIST courtesy of IFC Midnight!

RSVP links in the comments.

FREE tickets to tonight's midnight screening of THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE (2016) are now live! Playing tonight at the Shud...
10/01/2021
Beyond Fest: THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE / IFC Midnight 10th Anniversary

FREE tickets to tonight's midnight screening of THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE (2016) are now live! Playing tonight at the Shudder Theatre Vintage Cinemas Los Feliz 3, thanks to IFC Midnight! RSVP now, these tix won't last! We will also have a standby line. FYI, this is a vaccinated-only event.

IFC Midnight 10th Anniversary

Good morning, LA. FREE tickets to tonight's midnight screening of ANTICHRIST (2009) are now live! Playing tonight at the...
09/30/2021
Beyond Fest: ANTICHRIST / IFC Midnight 10th Anniversary

Good morning, LA. FREE tickets to tonight's midnight screening of ANTICHRIST (2009) are now live! Playing tonight at the Shudder Theatre Vintage Cinemas Los Feliz 3, thanks to IFC Midnight!

RSVP now! We will also have a standby line. This is a vaccinated-only event.

IFC Midnight 10th Anniversary

The madness starts TONIGHT.
09/30/2021
Beyond Fest 2021 - American Cinematheque

The madness starts TONIGHT.

35mm, 70mm, nitrate, state-of-the-art digital. Q&As, retrospectives, double-features, triple-features, marathons. We’re a year-round film festival. There’s something for everyone in our programming lineup.

People's Republic rejoice! Against all odds and with a lot of help from friends, filmmakers, studios, and distributors a...
09/18/2020
2020 Films | Beyond Fest

People's Republic rejoice! Against all odds and with a lot of help from friends, filmmakers, studios, and distributors alike, we're proud to announce the slate for this years' BEYOND FEST 2020 F**K COVID EDITION. Get those tix before they're gone!!

This week's Motorized Mayhem double feature is SOLD OUT! Thanks for the support, more on the way!#MadMax #DeathRacehttps...
06/22/2020
MOTORIZED MAYHEM x 2 - News from Mission Tiki Drive In Theatre

This week's Motorized Mayhem double feature is SOLD OUT! Thanks for the support, more on the way!
#MadMax #DeathRace

https://missiontiki.com/news/events/motorized-mayhem-x-2/

Mission Tiki welcomes American Cinematheque to the drive-in! Get your motors revving for MOTORIZED MAYHEM x 2!... MAD MAX: FURY ROAD plus DEATH RACE 2000 Double Feature! One Night Only! Thursday, June 25th at 8:45 PM. Co-presented by Beyond Fest & the Mission Tiki Drive-in...

It's official! BF Superhero Leigh Whannell is joining us & bringing his terrifying modern tale of obsession and fear THE...
02/13/2020
Free Screening of THE INVISIBLE MAN - Director Leigh Whannell in Person!

It's official!

BF Superhero Leigh Whannell is joining us & bringing his terrifying modern tale of obsession and fear THE INVISIBLE MAN to the Egyptian Sunday 2.23 for a FREE exclusive advance preview.

RSVP NOW! https://bit.ly/2uADhUK

Advance Screening! THE INVISIBLE MAN, 2020, Universal, Dir. Leigh Whannell. What you can’t see can hurt you. In this terrifying modern tale of obsession inspired by Universal’s classic monster character, Cecilia Kass (Elisabeth Moss) is trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealt...

01/09/2020

Did we tell you that Paul Leary from Bu****le Surfers is coming to Freaked 35MM Screening with Alex Winter & Tom Stern in person and he’s bringing his guitar? Plus we're having a record release party for the film's soundtrack, courtesy of Death Waltz Recording Company?
Consider yourself told.

Friday Jan. 17th. Egyptian Theatre. 35mm.

It's official.Join us this Halloween for a FREE screening of Stephen King's DOCTOR SLEEP at the Aero Theatre, courtesy o...
10/22/2019
Free Halloween Sneak Preview of STEPHEN KING'S DOCTOR SLEEP!

It's official.

Join us this Halloween for a FREE screening of Stephen King's DOCTOR SLEEP at the Aero Theatre, courtesy of
Warner Bros. Entertainment!

RSVP for tix and let's enjoy some sweet #redrum
http://bit.ly/DoctorSleepBeyondSneakPeek

#DoctorSleepMovie #DoctorSleep #AmericanCinematheque

Beyond Fest Presents! Sneak Preview! Stephen King's DOCTOR SLEEP, 2019, Warner Bros., 151 min. Dir. Mike Flanagan. Based upon the novel by Stephen King, this horror thriller revisits Danny Torrance 40 years after his terrifying stay at the Overlook Hotel in THE SHINING. Torrance (Ewan McGregor) has....

The end is nigh! 7:30PM: Beyond Fest 2019 goes out in glory with tonight's 25th-anniversary screening of NATURAL BORN KI...
10/08/2019

The end is nigh!

7:30PM: Beyond Fest 2019 goes out in glory with tonight's 25th-anniversary screening of NATURAL BORN KILLERS! We'll be joined by director Oliver Stone, Juliette Lewis, Woody Harrelson and Don Murphy. It will be holy.

The penultimate day. 👻7:30PM: The World Premiere of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? Episodes one + two on the big screen, fo...
10/07/2019

The penultimate day. 👻

7:30PM: The World Premiere of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? Episodes one + two on the big screen, followed by a post-screening Q&A with stars Lyliana Wray, Sam Ashe Arnold, Miya Cech and Jeremy Ray Taylor, ACE Entertainment’s Spencer Berman, writer BenDavid Grabinski, and director Dean Israelite. PLUS a free screening of THE GATE afterward.

8:00PM: Your one and only chance to catch MARY at the festival. Starring Gary Oldman and Emily Mortimer, this is one you definitely don't want to miss. Screening FREE in the #Huluween theater. Lineup for tickets starts an hour before showtime at the Egyptian box office; first come, first served.

Today!11:00AM: A Tom Atkins Triple-threat: HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH / NIGHT OF THE CREEPS / THE FOG - The Tom ...
10/06/2019

Today!

11:00AM: A Tom Atkins Triple-threat: HALLOWEEN III: SEASON OF THE WITCH / NIGHT OF THE CREEPS / THE FOG - The Tom Atkins will be doing a paid signing after the Q&A (following THE FOG). Bring your posters, props, and piggy banks.

2:00PM: Shorts Showcase 4: Eat My Shorts - a collection of 80s-inspired tricks and treats. Lineup for tickets starts an hour before showtime at the Egyptian box office; first come, first served!

5:00PM (and 8:00PM): Two chances to catch the West Coast Premiere of SWALLOW. Screening FREE in the #Huluween theater. Lineup for tickets starts an hour before showtime at the Egyptian box office; first come, first served.

6:00PM: The World Premiere of the definitive 80s horror doc, IN SEARCH OF DARKNESS! Panel discussion during intermission with guests Caroline Williams, Barbara Crampton, Don Mancini, Kelli Maroney and Mick Garris!

Day 10 and going STRONG.7:30PM: The World Premiere of MISTER AMERICA, withTim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington in attendan...
10/05/2019

Day 10 and going STRONG.

7:30PM: The World Premiere of MISTER AMERICA, with
Tim Heidecker and Gregg Turkington in attendance, moderated by Nathan Fielder. The world will never be the same. 🤯

8:00PM: The World Premiere of sci-fi-horror extravaganza, PORTALS! Screening free in the #Huluween Theatre! Lineup for tickets starts at 7:00PM at the Egyptian box office; first come, first served. ICYMI, the trailer is beautifully nightmarish: https://youtu.be/_HKL8pGBigI

10:30PM: The West Coast Premiere of THE LIVING DEAD AT MANCHESTER MORGUE! 4K restoration! 🧟‍♂️

Day 9: The chaos continues!7:30PM: Join us for a special advanced screening of DOLEMITE IS MY NAME, moderated by Stephan...
10/03/2019

Day 9: The chaos continues!

7:30PM: Join us for a special advanced screening of DOLEMITE IS MY NAME, moderated by Stephanie Allain, with writers Larry Karaszewski and Scott Alexander in person!

8:00PM: We have the West Coast Premiere of Sundance-smash JUDY & PUNCH, screening free in the #Huluween Theatre! Lineup for tickets starts at 7:00PM, first come, first served.

10:15PM: Stay for a free screening of the original DOLEMITE (1975), courtesy of Xenon Pictures!

Day 8. 6:00PM, 8:00PM, 10:30PM: Three screenings of the highly anticipated theatrical premiere of MOOCH GOES TO HOLLYWOO...
10/02/2019

Day 8.

6:00PM, 8:00PM, 10:30PM: Three screenings of the highly anticipated theatrical premiere of MOOCH GOES TO HOLLYWOOD. 🆓 Free screening in the #HuluweenTheatre Tickets available at the Egyptian Theatre box office one hour before showtime; 2 tix per person max. No way to reserve online or via phone. This will be insanity.

7:30PM: In the #HuluTheatre we've got Linda Blair in the house for the Director's Cut of THE EXORCIST. A few more tickets to tonight's screening have been released to online sales: http://bit.ly/BeyondExorcist

Unfortunately, due to illness William Friedkin will not be able to attend tomorrow’s screening of THE EXORCIST. All is n...
10/01/2019

Unfortunately, due to illness William Friedkin will not be able to attend tomorrow’s screening of THE EXORCIST.

All is not lost as Regan herself, Linda Blair, will be taking the stage to share stories of shooting the greatest horror film of all time.

Refunds are available through BPT if you choose to not attend.

October 7th. The World Premiere of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? Episodes one + two on the big screen, at the Egyptian.Pos...
10/01/2019
Nick’s ‘Are You Afraid Of The Dark?’ Reboot To Premiere At Beyond Fest | Beyond Fest

October 7th.
The World Premiere of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK?
Episodes one + two on the big screen, at the Egyptian.

Post-screening Q&A with stars Lyliana Wray, Sam Ashe Arnold, Miya Cech and Jeremy Ray Taylor, ACE Entertainment’s Spencer Berman, writer BenDavid Grabinski, and director Dean Israelite.

Plus a 35mm free screening of THE GATE afterwards.

FREE with RSVP: http://bit.ly/AYAOTDBeyond

The madness continues. 😱Day 6 of Beyond Fest includes:7:30PM: 🤠 Joe Bob Briggs: How Rednecks Saved Hollywood kicks off t...
09/30/2019

The madness continues. 😱
Day 6 of Beyond Fest includes:

7:30PM: 🤠 Joe Bob Briggs: How Rednecks Saved Hollywood kicks off the night, with the legend himself in attendance.

8:00PM: On the #Huluween screen, we're presenting the West Coast Premiere of THE VAST OF NIGHT, with actress Sierra McCormick in person!

10:30PM: We cap the night off with the gore-cut of 🦖 TAMMY AND THE T-REX! Hosted by Jonah Ray, we'll have director Stewart Raffill, producer Diane Kirman and actor John Goff on hand for a very special introduction!

ELLIOTT GOULD kicked off day five of Beyond Fest. It was holy. TONS more screenings today, including:2:00PM: Beyond Fest...
09/29/2019

ELLIOTT GOULD kicked off day five of Beyond Fest.
It was holy.

TONS more screenings today, including:

2:00PM: Beyond Fest Shorts 2: This is Crime-time - Free Screening delivers a second dose of short-form goodness; head to the box office, lineup for tickets starts at 1PM, first come, first served.

4:00PM: The 10th anniversary of JENNIFER'S BODY, with director Karyn Kusama and Megan Fox in Person! Standby line starts forming at 2:30pm.

6:00PM: Guests galore at tonight's US Premiere of BLOOD & FLESH: THE REEL LIFE AND GHASTLY DEATH OF AL ADAMSON, with director David Gregory, DoP Jim Kunz, producer Heather Buckley, producer Nicole Mikuzis, actress Marilyn Joi, actor Zandor Vorkov, actor/producer/stuntman Gary Kent, actor/producer/stuntman John ‘Bud’ Cardos, actor/producer Ken Osborne and DoP Mike Ferris in Person! This is a FREE screening! Head to the box office; lineup for tickets opens at 5PM, first come, first served.

8:00PM: We have the West Coast Premiere of absolutely unmissable, COME TO DADDY, with director Ant Timpson and Elijah Wood in Person! This one was MADE for the People's Republic of Beyond Fest.

8:30PM: An Al Adamson classic, DRACULA VS FRANKENSTEIN screens FREE after the 6PM doc, with an introduction by actor Zandor Vorkov, actor/producer/stuntman Gary Kent, actor/producer/stuntman John ‘Bud’ Cardos, actor/producer Ken Osborne and cinematographer Mike Ferris in Person. Head to the box office, lineup for tickets opens at 7:30PM, first come, first served.

Short films! Apocalyptic cabin fever! Lupita, crushing zombies! The LA rental from hell! Day 4 of Beyond Fest commences!...
09/28/2019

Short films! Apocalyptic cabin fever! Lupita, crushing zombies! The LA rental from hell! Day 4 of Beyond Fest commences!

2:00PM: Start the day with a block of beautifully morbid short films: Beyond Fest Shorts 1: Memento Moribund - Free Screening kicks off this year's shorts program; head to the box office, lineup for tickets starts at 1PM, first come, first served.

5:00PM: Don't miss the US Premiere of 1BR, with director David Marmor and producer Alok Mishra in attendance for a Q&A! Screening FREE; head to the box office, lineup for tickets opens at 4PM, first come, first served.

7:30PM: Prepare your mind, body, and soul for tonight's West Coast Premiere of THE LODGE! For non-ticket holders, the standby line will start forming at 6PM in the courtyard.

8:00PM: A second chance to catch 1BR, with director David Marmor and producer Alok Mishra introducing the film! Screening FREE; head to the box office, lineup for tickets opens at 7PM, first come, first served.

10:00PM: Utterly unmissable, the West Coast Premiere of LITTLE MONSTERS caps off a full day of mindbending film!

Tonight will be epic.7:30PM: The West Coast Premiere of PARASITE with director B**g Joon Ho in Person! 8:00PM: PAGANINI ...
09/28/2019

Tonight will be epic.

7:30PM: The West Coast Premiere of PARASITE with director B**g Joon Ho in Person!

8:00PM: PAGANINI HORROR - FREE Screening!

10:00PM: KILLER CROCODILE - FREE Screening!

10:30PM: The West Coast Premiere of SAMURAI MARATHON 1855 with director Bernard Rose and actor Danny Huston in Person!

It continues! 🤯7:30PM: The West Coast Premiere of JOJO RABBIT! 🐇 For non-ticket holders hoping to get one, the standby l...
09/26/2019

It continues! 🤯

7:30PM: The West Coast Premiere of JOJO RABBIT! 🐇
For non-ticket holders hoping to get one, the standby line will start forming at 6PM in the courtyard.

You ready, LA?  The madness begins tonight! 🤯7:30PM: COLOR OUT OF SPACE with director Richard Stanley, Elijah Wood, Dani...
09/25/2019

You ready, LA?
The madness begins tonight! 🤯

7:30PM: COLOR OUT OF SPACE with director Richard Stanley, Elijah Wood, Daniel Noah, Lisa Whalen in person! For non-ticket holders, the standby line will start forming at 6PM in the courtyard.

10:00PM: DANIEL ISN'T REAL with director Adam Egypt Mortimer in person! For those that didn't get tickets to COLOR but want to attend DANIEL, line up at the Egyptian at 9PM and we'll get you in for free.

09/11/2019

Do NOT buy tix for sold-out shows unless you can verify the seller. There are pro scammers selling PARASITE tix under the name of Brian Henrich & email [email protected]. If ticket holders have extras, we can set a safe space at the venue for you to sell in-person night of show if needed.

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Beyond Fest is the highest attended genre film festival in the U.S. and exists to serve the genre community in Los Angeles. Beyond Fest is built in partnership with American Cinematheque and Death Waltz Recording Co.

A not-for-profit entity, Beyond Fest raises funds for the 501C3 non-profit film institution, American Cinematheque. Its favorite film is Jaws.

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I'm unable to attend the Beyond Fest David Lynch triple feature of Blue Velvet, Mullholand Drive and Lost Highway at Mission Tiki Drive-In tomorrow night if anyone is looking for tickets. DM me.
It be great to actually get tickets to one of these events one day! How do you find out about these events in advance? I just have to check the website daily. Anybody have extra tickets to the burbs?
I'm unable to attend the screening of Possessor tomorrow night if anyone is looking for tickets. DM me.
I have a one car/two person ticket to tonight’s AC Road Trip: Manhunter and Silence of the Lambs drive-in show. If anyone needs, send me a message.
I have a 2 passenger ticket ($24) available for the Reanimator/Pet Cemetary showing at Mission Tiki Drive-In this Thursday if anyone is interested, message me.
I have a spare ticket to the Lost Boys/Fright Night double feature. IM me.
Anyone selling their tickets to The Lost Boys/Fright Night ?! Would purchase them off you if you have to cancel! Thank you!
If anyone is selling their tickets to the Chain Saw Massacre/ Evil Dead showing please message me!!!
Since the Jaws/Tremors double feature is sold out, where would be a place people could post tickets to resell?
Does anyone need two tickets for tonight’s show at the Drive-in?
Beyond Fest advanced to Top 10 Genre Film Festivals at the latest update!
Thank You team Beyond Fest for another amazing year!