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Festival Date

DECEMBER 4TH, 2016

2016 Official Film Selections!

Check out all the awesome paranormal films screening at the 2016 Chicago Paranormal Film Festival!

CAUSE OF MY DEATH

"Paranormal Activity" meets "Quarantine". Two girlfriends, one hunted condominium complex, zero normal people. 

Girls are trapped in building with no exit, no chance to escape. 

After few hours of total mess, one of the girl disappears and become crazy just like other tenants.

 

WHAT GOES UP

When a man wakes up in a mysterious place, he is forced to face his demons.

WHAT HAPPENS IN THE WOODS

A man's obsession drives him into the heart of the forest to confront the beast that dwells within.

INTO THE OTHER SIDE

A man and his paranormal group try to uncover what is lurking at a haunted manor in Indiana.

WILD MEN

The inept cast and crew of a surprise hit reality-tv show travel deep into the Adirondack mountains for their second season to find proof that Bigfoot exists. Any remaining skepticism they have is ripped to pieces.

GUILTY

A young Irish mobster struggles with the harsh realities of his brutal profession.

HEART OF DUST

A former psychiatric patient returns to the now abandoned and decaying asylum to reflect upon his memories as a patient, struggling to free himself from feelings of institutionalization. He recalls a female patient who would play the piano, lifting the spirits of the other residents. Based on true stories.

THE HALLOWEEN GIRL

Ten years after her tragic death on Halloween night, Charlotte begins to reappear to her mother, Marie, in a series of nightmares - or are they? Only adding to her distress is the news that her young son, Luke, now has a mysterious teenage friend he calls ‘The Halloween Girl’ - and her name is Charlotte. Has Charlotte really returned - and is Marie’s dark secret now in danger of being revealed…?

THE MIDNIGHT SHIFT

A man on the run takes cover as a taxi driver on the midnight shift. Soon he discovers that things are not what they seem when he picks up a mysterious figure as a client...

HUMAN RESOURCES

In this ghost story for the 99%, a young woman who lands a new job discovers that the skyscraper she works in is haunted by victims of the corporation's cutthroat pursuit of profit. Unable to ignore injustices embodied by the disembodied, she sets out to reveal the truth and stop her bosses before their seemingly benign business operations kill again.

ANGEL BACK

Two young people, Alex and Marina, feel in love and discover they can’t live with one another. A strong connection is developed between them and they decide to marry. Alex dies in an accident while abroad and Marina struggles with the loss of her boyfriend even as she grows old, trying to get in touch with his spirit.

SHELF ELF

Hang your stockings. Say your prayers. This is Shelf Elf. A home invasion horror/comedy based on that little creep that floods your Facebook and Twitter feeds every December. This Christmas, all will be shelved!

BLACK WIDOW

A Passionate Kiss with fatal end

ENGAGEMENT

In the art exhibition, a southern woman designer Juan Zeng(cast:Yao Zhang) won the first prize by a Yulan flower endshield which is entitled "the life beyond" . As the leading character in the story suddenly died, the truth behind the endshield and the change under the bodhi tree during the last 50 years both became unveiled with Juan Zeng's way back home. 

DEMONIC ATTACHMENT

Jennifer Ryan is sick. After seeing countless doctors and specialists without getting any answers, she turns to her last resort. But what she finds out may haunt her forever...

1954

Ghost tours deliver scary stories, and that’s about it. However, if the tour happens to bill itself as a special engagement involving the year 1954, then you can expect an experience that exceeds expectations, including those for survival. 

THEIR DREAMS OF LISBON

Douglas Runnicles is struggling to come to terms with the death of his wife Fiona and his gay son Neil in a car accident. One day, he sees a young gay man, Simon, at Portobello Beach who looks strikingly like his dead son. Douglas becomes obsessed with the young man.

SUPER DOG

A sweet movie about a young boy with post traumatic stress disorder who struggles to let his imaginary dog go. A unique twist reveals what caused his disorder while intertwining supernatural and spiritual influences. Recently awarded "Best of Show" at the Tupelo Film Festival" and stars the famous boy who wrote the viral White Boy Privilege.

CARMILLA

After being buried alive as a heretic in the 17th century, Carmilla awakens from her grave in northern Iowa and begins her conquest of a small town.

A GHOST STORY

Follow Carl, a tenacious opportunist and self-proclaimed ghost-hunter, through his heart-stopping venture in this dark comedy.

SILENTLY WITHIN YOUR SHADOW

As their relationship grows, Lucette's obsession for ventriloquism and her dummy Hugo starts to strain her relationship with Jace. To Luctette Hugo is more than just a dummy, he’s her best friend and represents her ambition as an artist, to her, he’s very much real.

But to Jace Hugo is just a puppet, or is he?

ghost-hunter, through his heart-stopping venture in this dark comedy.

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