Chicago Horror Film Festival

Chicago Horror Film Festival
1212 West Lincoln Highway

About

The Chicago Horror Film Festival has become a Chicago institution. With a past that started with the historic 3 Penny Cinema and a future continuing to grow with moving on to new and better venues. What has once started with a simple one-day festival to showcase Short Independent Horror films has now become a festival for both feature and short horror films and to be known for seeing many of it’s featured films picked up for distribution.

The CHFF first premiered on June 1st of 2003 with a line up of 22 short films that played over one night. It played at the 3 Penny Cinema from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. and had for it’s biggest draw, it’s Bloody Mary’s that were served at a discount.


Recent News

Chicago Horror Film Festival 2019

The 20th season of the Chicago Horror Film Festival and we are hard at work to bring our fans the best indie horror films and entertainment! We are excited to announced that our 2019 event will take place at the Chicago Comedy Bar! We wish to…

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Chicago Horror Film Festival 2018

Schedule of Events:Friday September 28, 2018Screen 1: 3 pm-10 pm03:00 pm: Doors Open03:30 pm: Festival Block A 120m- Faceless 16m- Nowhere Mind 105m06:00 pm: Festival Block B 120m- Revisit 8m- Safe 8m- Breaking Wheel 11m- In A Moment 94m08:30 pm:…

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Chicago Horror Film Festival 2017

Schedule: Friday September 22, 201704:00PM: Doors Open04:20PM: Festival Block A 130M- Ding **** 4M- Keep Me Close 4M- The Unspeakable 10M- Buzzcut 9M- Scratch 15M- Field of Screams 13M- Country Road 12 11M- Bread Crumbs 9M- District Quarantine 9M-…

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Chicago Horror Film Festival 2016

Schedule: Friday September 23rd, 2016 - 4PM-10PM04:00PM Doors Open04:30PM Seclusion 1H32M06:00PM Intermission 15M06:15PM Short Film Block A 120M - Writers Block 7M - Message 4M - What Goes Up 6M - Las Fieras 1969 12M - Dinner Date 5M - 2X4…

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Chicago Horror Film Festival 2013

Schedule:Friday, September 27, 2013:05:00 pm: Venue Opens – General Admission05:30 pm: Conjoined 76m (World Premier)07:00 pm: Intermission07:10 pm: Short Film Block (65m)I’m Still Alive (22m)Edward Lee’s The Bighead (25m)The…

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Chicago Horror Film Festival 2012

Schedule:Friday, September 28, 2012:2:00 pm: Vendor Access / Setup 3:00 pm: Doors Open to Public4:00 pm: The House With 100 Eyes5:15 pm: Affections5:41 pm: To Catch A Train5:50 pm: Intermission6:00 pm: Welcome To Fest w/ Kris6:05 pm: Plastic7:25 pm:…

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