Monday, September 19, 2011
Monster Fest 8!
It's that time again, time once more for our annual Monster Fest convention, an all-day celebration of horror films and literature! We have what may be our best lineup yet this year, with a full day of programs, a full house of special guests, and a full evening of classic horror films. Best of all, the event is 100% free! The event takes place on Saturday, October 1st, starting at 9:00 a.m. here at Chesapeake Central Library (298 Cedar Road, 23322). Our full schedule for the day is as follows:
9:00 a.m.: Classic Horror Movie Trailers
10:00 a.m.: Ghostly Apparitions: Seeing Is Believing - Presented by: Lee Anne Ball, Angela Ghataora, and Laura Carr Griffith from Spirited History Radio
10:00 a.m.: Can Good, Scary Literature Translate to Film and Television Successfully? - Presented by: Pamela K. Kinney, Elizabeth Blue, Jim Bernheimer, Debbie Painter, and Tony Ruggerio
11:00 a.m.: "Hi There, Horror Movie Fans": Documentary Film on The Bowman Body - Presented by: Sean Kotz and The Bowman Body
11:00 a.m.: Writing Scary Stuff - Presented by Tony Ruggiero, Jim Bernheimer, Elizabeth Blue, Teresa Bane, and Pamela K. Kinney
12:00 p.m.: Torres Vs. Zombies: Tips on Surviving a Zombie Attack - Presented by Alfredo Torres
1:00 p.m.: Horror Costume Contest (all ages welcome)
2:00 p.m.: Special Preview of Dr. Madblood's Halloween Hijinks Show - Presented by Dr. Madblood
2:00 p.m.: The Human in the Monster - Presented by: Tony Ruggiero and Elizabeth Blue
3:00 p.m.: Super 8 Horrors: Early Video Horrors of Yesteryear! - Presented by: Craig T. Adams
3:00 p.m.: The Lesser Known, But Equally Frightening Films of Bela Lugosi - Presented by Debbie Painter
3:00 p.m.: Beyond Godzilla: More Beasts from the East - Presented by: Tony Mercer, Lee Hansen, and Chris Johnson
5:00 p.m.: Library Closes
7:00 p.m.: Library Reopens for Fantasmo Horrorthon - Movies begin at 8:00 p.m.
Big Movie #1: House of Dracula
Big Movie #2: Godzilla, Mothra, and King Ghidorah: Giant Monsters All-Out Attack
Big Movie #3: Jeepers Creepers
Big Movie #4: Fright Night (The Original!)
So there you have it Superfans, another amazing Monster Fest lineup! For even more info be sure to visit the official site at: www.monsterfestva.com. See you there!